How to Apply To participate in the Certificate on College Teaching program, please send a resume to the Virginia Tidewater Consortium for Higher Education, along with the completed enrollment form on the reverse side of this page. All applicants must commit to the series of seven workshops over the course of one academic year. The Certificate on workshops will be held on Fridays from 1:00-4:00 pm and 5:00-8:00 pm. Check College Teaching VTC’s website for the exact dates. The cost of the Certificate on College Teaching program is $200.00. Space is limited, so sign up today! If Virginia Tidewater Consortium you have any further questions or 4900 Powhatan Avenue concerns, please contact Dr. Lawrence Norfolk, VA 23529-0293 G. Dotolo at 757-683-3183 or by email 757-683-3183 for Higher Education 4900 Powhatan Avenue at <firstname.lastname@example.org>. 757-683-4515 fax Norfolk, VA 23529 100083 www.vtc.odu.edu About the Certificate Enrollment How to Become Certified Form on College Teaching The Virginia Tidewater Consortium for Attend and complete these seven (7) VTC Please complete and attach resume and payment. Higher Education (VTC) offers the Certifi- workshops on College Teaching Name:_________________________________________ cate on College Teaching program to Teaching and Learning Styles graduate students, part-time faculty and Title: _________________________________________ Examine the various teaching styles and their full-time faculty who want to learn more impact on students. This workshop includes Organization: __________________________________ about teaching at the college level or assessment of teaching and learning styles and methodologies to determine these styles. Address: ______________________________________ improve their teaching skills. Participants Testing and Grading Phone: ________________________________________ obtain the Certificate on College Teaching Learn basic testing techniques, types of test by attending a series of seven (three-hour questions and ways to determine if teacher- E-mail: ________________________________________ long) workshops dealing with important prepared tests are valid. Participants will also Discipline: _____________________________________ aspects of college teaching. evaluate tests and learn how to improve test questions. Preparation for the college classroom Cost of Program: $200.00 Lecturing and Questioning Skills involves more than a solid base of knowl- Learn various lecturing techniques, evaluate Make Checks Payable to: edge in a discipline; it requires a systematic lectures that utilize these techniques and ask Virginia Tidewater Consortium inquiry into the pedagogies and processes questions. P.O. # __________________ that facilitate learning. VTC’s certificate Student-Centered Learning Learn various methods to increase student Credit card (circle one) program is grounded in the latest educa- Visa MasterCard participation and enhance student responsibility tional research of best practices in college for his/her own learning. This workshop also teaching, and is designed to enhance the Card Number: __________________________________ discusses the advantages and disadvantages of teaching and learning experiences for student-centered learning. Exp. Date: _____________ faculty and students at any institution. By Helping Students Retain Classroom Cardholder’s Name: _____________________________ providing participating faculty members Material Signature: _____________________________________ with basic pedagogical techniques and sup- Learn how to increase student retention of material through the use of advance organiza- port, they will be better prepared to assume Enrollment form and resume may be sent by mail tion, focused questions, clear objectives, etc., in or faxed with payment to: their teaching duties and will be more a way that will allow the participant to apply productive in developing their research techniques in their own classroom. Virginia Tidewater Consortium The Use of Technology in Teaching 4900 Powhatan Avenue programs. Norfolk, Virginia 23529-0293 Examine the most current trends in technology Ph: 757-683-3183 Virginia Tidewater Consortium use in the college classroom. This workshop Fax: 757-683-4515 4900 Powhatan Avenue, Norfolk, Virginia 23529-0293 also analyzes the effectiveness of various E-mail: email@example.com 757-683-3183 ~ 757-683-4515 fax methodologies in practice. Web sites: www.vtc.odu.edu E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Capstone Course www.edufind.org Web sites: www.vtc.odu.edu ~ www.edufind.org www.vtrip.org Will cover various other issues in college teaching that aid the pedagogical effort.