Center for Effective Teaching and Learning

  • CETL collaboration area
  • fall 2014 online institute group
  • CETL educational services


Beginning with Summer 2014 courses, CSULA will be upgrading Moodle to version 2.6. More information can be found on the What's New in Moodle 2.6 page

Moodle support for your students now available at the ITS Helpdesk! Check out the Moodle Mentor page at:

CETL Department launches updated website! Check out our new Moodle Support Center.


Upcoming Events

New Q2S webpages

The latest on semester conversion at Cal State L.A. can be accessed at the semester conversion webpages

RFP: Scholarship of Teaching Grants
Submission Deadline:  Monday, September 8, 2014

CETL invites faculty to apply to the inaugural Scholarship of Teaching grants program.  Two grant categories will be awarded. Attendance at an information session (See CETL Calendar) is required.  

Pilot Innovation
Pilot innovation grants are intended for faculty to adopt an innovative teaching practice.  Faculty must have appropriate IRB approval at the time of application, including plans for data collection (e.g., pre- and post- surveys) during the pilot. Application:

FREE Quality Matters Training Opportunity
As part of the CSU Chancellor's Office Quality Assurance Program, CETL will be awarding grants to Cal State L.A. faculty, staff, and administrators to attend online professional development workshops provided by Quality Matters (QM). Quality Matters is a nationally recognized, faculty-centered, peer review process designed to certify the quality of online course design and online components. The QM Rubric is used in course reviews that result in continuous improvement and faculty development.

Quality Matters offers a range of online workshops such as:

  • Applying the QM Rubric (APPQMR)
  • Teaching Online: An Introduction to Online Delivery (TOL)
  • Designing Your Online Course (DYOC)
  • Designing Your Blended Course (DYBC)

If you are interested in receiving one of these training grants valued between $150 - $250, please complete our Quality Matters Interest List at by noon, Friday, October 24. Feel free to contact Beverly Bondad-Brown ( with additional questions. We hope you consider taking advantage of this free professional development.

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