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CTW Designation Faculty and Consultants

CTW Designation Faculty and Consultants

CTW Faculty

CTW Designated Faculty are trained by CTW Ambassadors to teach Critical Thinking through Writing courses.  Last year, 251 CTW trained faculty members taught 544 sections of CTW courses which enrolled more than 9700 students.  CTW Faculty members are responsible for assessing the CTW courses and providing their assessment data to the CTW Ambassadors.  They may also work with CTW consultants throughout the semester.

CTW Consultants

The CTW consultants work with their respective courses as discipline-specific tutors.  Consultants must be graduate students studying within the discipline to which they are assigned.  The CTW Initiative funded 96 graduate student CTW consultants at $2,000 per position per semester during the 2010/2011 academic year.  Courses were required to have an enrollment exceeding a 25/1 student-to-instructor ratio for each consultant position.  96 CTW courses received funding for CTW consultants, and all tolled, CTW consultants were paid $216,000 by the university for their services in CTW courses.
The following are the CTW Consultant€™s responsibilities:
  • Help students with drafts of CTW assignments, providing feedback and helping students learn to think critically about the material in the course
  • Meet with students to discuss course content knowledge
  • Work to improve student critical thinking skills within the discipline, helping them learn to think like a member of the discipline
  • Work an average of 8 hours per week with their course
  • Attend at least one class meeting and may be expected to attend more
  • Familiarize themselves with course materials
  • Serve as tutors (not be expected or asked to grade or teach)

Upcoming Events

Mar
20
Mon
10:00 am Mastering Online Teaching (Sprin... @ ONLINE via iCollege
Mastering Online Teaching (Sprin... @ ONLINE via iCollege
Mar 20 @ 10:00 am – May 5 @ 5:00 pm
Mastering Online Teaching (Spring 2017 – Atlanta Faculty) @ ONLINE via iCollege
Mastering Online Teaching is the first workshop in a series of workshops leading to the Certificate of Mastery in Online Teaching. This 7-week, online course is offered via iCollege and provides participants with the basic… more »
Mar
28
Tue
12:00 pm Creating a Teaching Philosophy @ Center for Excellence in Teaching & Learning
Creating a Teaching Philosophy @ Center for Excellence in Teaching & Learning
Mar 28 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Creating a Teaching Philosophy @ Center for Excellence in Teaching & Learning
A statement of teaching philosophy can be difficult to write, even for experienced teachers. In this session, we will look at some ideas for designing a statement of teaching philosophy and discuss best practices. We… more »
Mar
31
Fri
8:30 am Exploring Technologies for Teaching @ GSU-Clarkston Campus
Exploring Technologies for Teaching @ GSU-Clarkston Campus
Mar 31 @ 8:30 am – 12:30 pm
Exploring Technologies for Teaching @ GSU-Clarkston Campus
Exploring Technologies for Teaching provides faculty and GTAs with the opportunity to learn more about the technologies that CETL offers. Join us on Friday, March 31, 2017 for workshops such as: Creating and Managing a… more »
1:00 pm What if You Didn’t Have to Lecture? @ GSU Atlanta Campus
What if You Didn’t Have to Lecture? @ GSU Atlanta Campus
Mar 31 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Please join CETL and the APLU Adaptive Learning Faculty Teaching and Learning Community in exploring how diverse pedagogical practices can help supplement adaptive learning coursewares. Newer approaches to higher education – like hybridization, flipping, and… more »

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