Center for Effective Teaching and Learning

  • Institute members collaboratively redesign course goals.
  • Cal State L.A. faculty “teach-out”  active learning strategies to their colleagues.
  • Faculty & staff from the Japanese university visit CETL to learn about US faculty development efforts.
  • Faculty from across the CSU gather to share university teaching best practices at the 18th Annual CSU Symposium.
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Quality Matters (QM) Training Grants

CETL will be awarding grants to Cal State L.A. faculty, staff, and administrators to attend online professional development workshops provided by QM ( QM 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  Grants are awarded on a first-come-first-served basis. 

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