About

Mission

The mission of the Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning is to support the University’s mission of enriching students’ educational experience with faculty members who effectively combine teaching, scholarship, and technology to help create a campus culture that values and supports excellence in teaching, learning, and research in the latest uses of technology in the classroom.

The Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning at Southwestern Oklahoma State University includes support, resources and services that enable faculty to achieve excellence, integration, and satisfaction in the areas of distance and eLearning, teaching, eLearning scholarship, and classroom technology proficiency across their career lifespan.

Services

The Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning provides services to all tenured, tenure-tracked and adjunct faculty of Southwestern Oklahoma State University in the areas of classroom technology, consultation, teacher and teaching resources, faculty eLearning development events, and eLearning scholarship both in person and virtually. Additionally, the Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning provides support to all Southwestern Oklahoma State University students and alumni in the use of educational technology in their ongoing education at and association with SWOSU.

  • Consultation:
    • Instructional Design Support - One-on-one consultation is available for enhancing courses with instructional design and appropriate educational technology. Contact Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning at 580.....) 774-3149 or distance@swosu.edu.  
    • Learning Object/Multimedia Production Support – Multimedia production is done in the Multimedia Production Studio at the Al Harris Library on the Weatherford Campus. One-on-one consultation and design support is available to enhance traditional through online coursework with multimedia learning objects (animations, audio, and video objects). Contact Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning at 580.....) 774-3149 or distance@swosu.edu.
    • eLearning Software Application Support - One-on-one consultation and assistance for eLearning software application support is available from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM in the Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning. Contact Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning at 580.....) 774-3149 or distance@swosu.edu.
    • Classroom Technology Support
      • ITV (mobile and stationary)
      • Teacher’s workstations
      • Web video conferencing