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Four named 2013-15 Altshuler Distinguished Teaching Professors

Four of SMU’s best teachers have been named 2013-15 Altshuler Distinguished Teaching Professors, as announced by the University’s Center for Teaching Excellence. This year’s honorees are Thomas Carr, Mathematics, Dedman College of Humanities and Sciences; Robert Krout, Music Therapy, Meadows School of the Arts; Sheri … Continue reading

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CTE to discuss ‘Higher Ed in the Crosshairs’ Feb. 22, 2013

Concerns about the costs and value of higher education are rising to the top of debate from the kitchen table to Capitol Hill. In response, SMU’s Center for Teaching Excellence has organized a symposium to explore questions of government support, … Continue reading

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CTE recognizes 2011-12 Peer Feedback Program participants

SMU’s Center for Teaching Excellence (CTE) recognizes 12 faculty members for serving in its Peer Feedback Program during 2011-12. The CTE established the program in Fall 2010 as part of its mission to enhance teaching effectiveness across campus. The program matches a … Continue reading

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Center for Teaching Excellence unveils new site, new programs

SMU’s Center for Teaching Excellence has entered its 20th year with a new director, new website, and new programs to help faculty members connect across campus. The New Faculty Teaching Excellence Program, or NFTE (pronounced “Nifty”), is a year-long workshop series for … Continue reading

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Three named 2012-14 Altshuler Distinguished Teaching Professors

Three of SMU’s best teachers have been named 2012-14 Altshuler Distinguished Teaching Professors, as announced by the University’s Center for Teaching Excellence. This year’s honorees are Carrie La Ferle, Advertising, Meadows School of the Arts; Tom Mayo, Law, Dedman School of Law; and James … Continue reading

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CTE recognizes 2010-11 Peer Feedback faculty participants

SMU’s Center for Teaching Excellence (CTE) recognizes 18 faculty members for serving in its Peer Feedback Program during 2010-11. The CTE established the program in Fall 2010 “as part of our mission to enhance teaching effectiveness across campus,” says CTE … Continue reading

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Dedman Law’s Beth Thornburg named next CTE director

Elizabeth Thornburg, professor in SMU’s Dedman School of Law, will serve as director of the University’s Center for Teaching Excellence effective June 1, 2012. During Spring Term 2012, she will begin work with current CTE Director Ron Wetherington to become familiar … Continue reading

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Common Reading 2011: The price of immortality

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For the Record: Feb. 18, 2010

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Ron Wetherington named a ‘Grassroots Hero’ by Texas Freedom Network

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