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Apply to Teach in WisCEL

All WisCEL courses (both new and renewing) must submit an application for College Library WisCEL Center, Wendt Commons WisCEL Center, or COE Active Learning Classrooms (ALC) each semester. Before you submit your course application, please check the links on the side of this page for instructions and more information.

New WisCEL course applications: To apply for a new course in WisCEL, or to apply if this is your first time teaching an existing WisCEL course.

Renewing WisCEL course applications: To renew an existing WisCEL course.

Course application review and due dates

      • Fall semester applications due annually- December 1
      • Spring semester applications due annually- July 1

Other requests/reservations:

Use this link for other WisCEL Center requests, such as non-course related room reservations, events, WisCEL tours, etc.

Apply to Teach in Wendt COE ALC (3rd Floor)

Only UW-Madison engineering courses may apply to teach in the COE Active Learning Classrooms. Before you submit your course application, please check the links on the side of this page for instructions and more information about the four COE ALC classrooms on third floor Wendt Commons.

New COE ALC course applicationsTo apply for a new course in COE ALC in Wendt Commons.

 

Computerized Testing

Computerized Testing Options in WisCEL

Quizzes and in-class exams during regularly scheduled course times can be administered at the instructor’s discretion. If you need assistance with computers, technology, software, room setup requests, or test security, please contact WisCEL staff at least one month in advance of your testing date.

Evening exams (e.g., mid-terms) that require computers for students may be scheduled evenings 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm or 7:30 pm – 9:15pm  (Monday -Thursday only) throughout the semester in Wendt WisCEL only. Requests for midterm exams (including exam dates and times ) must be submitted before the end of the second week of the semester by emailing WisCEL. Available dates and rooms will be approved and assigned on a first come, first-serve basis.

Final exams that require computers for students may be scheduled during final exam week only. Requests for computerized test administration of final exams in WisCEL must be submitted to WisCEL when you submit your course application. Prior to the semester timetable being released, WisCEL will coordinate with you, your department and college, and the Registrar’s office, to confirm exam dates, times and room assignment. Priority will be given to renewing courses that have held final exams in WisCEL previously. Remaining dates and exam times will be reserved on a first-come, first-serve basis.

Make-up exams and accommodated testing rooms and computers may be reserved for any WisCEL course quiz or exam. Requests for these testing options should be sent to WisCEL no later than two weeks before the exam to ensure we can provide the appropriate room and resources. Requests should include details such as day, time, type of accommodation required, number of students, technology and support needs.

Contact WisCEL staff regarding your computerized testing needs and questions at: wiscel@wiscel.wisc.edu.

 

Instructor Requirements

All courses assigned WisCEL classrooms will be subject to evaluation activities associated with the WisCEL program, and UW-Madison Education Innovation initiative. Instructors and their students may be asked to participate in course reviews, interviews, class observations, focus groups and/or surveys as part of these evaluation activities.

Sample WisCEL Application

WisCEL Teaching Application Tutorial

This PDF provides a tutorial for filling out the WisCEL Teaching Application.

WisCEL Teaching Application Question List

This provides a list of all questions on the teaching application.

 

WisCEL Classroom Features

College Library WisCEL Center

The College Library WisCEL Center consists of two main classrooms, two smaller multi-use rooms, an instructor office and a student lounge area located on the third floor of College Library.

Wendt WisCEL Center

The Wendt Commons WisCEL Center features a large main classroom, one flexible mid-sized classroom, one small classroom, one small multi-use room, and an instructor workroom located on the fourth floor of the Wendt Commons.

 

WisCEL Locations and Hours

WisCEL centers are located in College Library (600 N Park St) and Wendt Commons(215 N Randall Ave).

College Library Hours of Operation

Wendt Commons Hours of Operation