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C. Edward Watson

Leadership in Higher Education
American Association of Colleges and Universities (AAC&U)
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C. Edward Watson, Ph.D. is Associate Vice President for Curricular and Pedagogical Innovation and Executive Director of Open Educational Resources and Digital Innovation with the American Association of Colleges and Universities (AAC&U). At AAC&U, he leads national and state-level advocacy and policy efforts to advance quality in undergraduate student learning. Before joining AAC&U, Dr. Watson was the Director of the Center for Teaching and Learning at the University of Georgia (UGA) where he led university efforts associated with faculty development, TA development, learning technologies, learning spaces, and SoTL. He has recently been quoted in the New York Times, Chronicle of Higher Education, Campus Technology, EdSurge, Consumer Reports, UK Financial Times, and University Business Magazine and by the AP, CNN, and NPR regarding current teaching and learning issues and trends in higher education. He is also the author of Teaching Naked Techniques: A Practical Guide to Designing Better Classes (Jossey-Bass).

 

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Strategic Positioning, Budgeting, and Growth_ Lessons Learned from Successful Center Leaders
Strategic Positioning, Budgeting, and Growth: Lessons Learned from Successful Center Leaders 
by Chris Hakala, C. Edward Watson, Todd D. Zakrajsek, James M. Lang

Centers for Teaching and Learning (CTL) directors explore how they make best use of their budgets to deliver on those activities of most value to their faculty and institutions.

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Claim Your Space: Demonstrating Value to Faculty and Institution
by Chris Hakala, C. Edward Watson, James M. Lang, Todd D. Zakrajsek

Center for Teaching and Learning (CTL) directors explore what contributed to the success of their centers, and the range of things that you can do to win over key supporters and influencers to your side. 

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Pathway to Success: Getting Started as a Leader of Teaching and Learning Development
by Chris Hakala, C. Edward Watson, Todd D. Zakrajsek, James M. Lang
The aim of this pathway is to provide new and experienced center directors a way to share our experience with one another in a way that benefits everyone.
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How to Establish and Manage a Successful Center for Teaching and Learning
How to Establish and Manage a Successful Center for Teaching and Learning
by Chris Hakala, C. Edward Watson, Todd D. Zakrajsek, James M. Lang

CTL directors explain how to lay solid foundations for your center so you can create successful collaborations with faculty and senior stakeholders.

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Engaging Faculty: High-impact Practices for Supporting Your Target Learners
by Chris Hakala, C. Edward Watson, James M. Lang, Todd D. Zakrajsek

Discover effective ways to engage faculty and gain support from key influencers as center directors share success strategies in this resource on high-impact engagement practices.

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