Month: December 2019

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Computer Science Professor Emphasizes Diligence in Learning

December 17, 2019 | Emily Wasserman

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“I hope students come away from my class with the sense that they can get better at computing. It’s not a mystery; it’s something that can be understood with time, diligence, and attention,” said Bill Siever, Teaching Professor in the Department of Computer Science & Engineering at the McKelvey School of Engineering at Washington University […]

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Takeaways from the 2019 POD Network Conference

December 4, 2019 | Emily Wasserman

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The Educational Development team from the Center for Teaching and Learning at Washington University in St. Louis recently attended the 2019 POD Network Conference in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The conference helps higher education professionals connect with one another and share research and best practices in teaching and learning. POD Network, which was founded in 1976, provides […]

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Graduate Student Postdoc Spotlight with Kendra Smith from Psychological & Brain Sciences

December 2, 2019 | Emily Wasserman

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The Graduate Student Postdoc Spotlight features interviews with graduate students and postdocs doing innovative teaching work at WashU. Look out for future installments of this monthly column on our website. “I try to make sure students feel like they belong and have an enjoyable experience learning,” said Kendra Smith, a graduate student in the Department […]

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