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Using Audio Technologies in the Classroom

May 3, 2018

Can audio technologies help students learn better? Can we assign podcasts in the same way we assign course readings? Does it take a lot of instructor time? These questions and others led to a discussion at the Center for Teaching and Learning on March 20, when around 15 faculty members gathered to think through audio over wine and cheese.

European Award for Excellence in Teaching in the Social Sciences and Humanities - Call for Applications/Nominations

October 5, 2017

CEU has announced the Call for Applications/Nominations for its seventh annual European Award for Excellence in Teaching in the Social Sciences and Humanities. The award, launched in 2011, honors academics in the social sciences and humanities who teach at higher education institutions in the European Higher Education Area (EHEA). The Diener Prize of 5,000 euros, which accompanies the award, is made possible by a generous gift from Steven and Linda Diener in memory of Ilona Diener.

James M. Lang, CTL Distinguished Visiting Professor, Spring 2018

September 27, 2017

James M. Lang, Associate Professor of English and Director of the Center for Teaching Excellence at Assumption College in Worcester, Massachusetts, will return to CEU this spring as CTL Distinguished Visiting Professor. An internationally acclaimed teacher and writer on teaching, Jim will lead a CTL Seminar for Doctoral Students, "Starting Your Teaching Portfolio," from April 4-25, 2018.

European Teaching Award: Academic Year 2016-2017: Petra Aczél

CEU honors Prof. Dr. Petra Aczel, University Professor and Head of the Institute of Behavioural Science and Communication Theory, Corvinus University of Budapest, with the sixth annual European Award for Excellence in Teaching in the Social Sciences and Humanities

European Teaching Award: Academic Year 2016-2017: Maurizio Pirro

CEU honors Professor Maurizio Pirro, Department of Literature, Language and Arts, University of Bari, Italy, with the sixth annual European Award for Excellence in Teaching in the Social Sciences and Humanities.

A distinguished scholar of German Literature at University of Bari, Professor Maurizio Pirro, who has been recognized for pioneering interactive teaching, was a recipient of the sixth annual European Award for Excellence in Teaching in the Social Sciences and Humanities, awarded at CEU's Opening Ceremony on September 15, 2017.