Month: May 2020

Innovative Teaching During COVID-19 Series: Stacy Smallfield

May 27, 2020 | Emily Wasserman

Teaching at WashU

The Center for Teaching and Learning is highlighting innovative work done by faculty at Washington University in St. Louis during the Spring 2020 semester at the height of the coronavirus pandemic as part of a new web series. Our latest Q&A features Stacy Smallfield, OTD, OTR/L, BCG, FAOTA, Associate Professor of Occupational Therapy and Medicine and […]

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8th Annual Center for Teaching and Learning Graduate Student and Postdoc Recognition Reception

May 21, 2020 | Emily Wasserman

The Center for Teaching and Learning unfortunately was unable to host its 8th Annual Graduate Student and Postdoc Recognition Reception on April 30, 2020 due to restrictions associated with the coronavirus pandemic. However, the center is still honoring students and postdocs by distributing certificates and featuring their accomplishments on our website. The event recognizes students […]

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Podcast on Online Learning Equity with Kevin Kelly

May 20, 2020 | Emily Wasserman

Resources for Teaching

Check out this recent podcast on “Think UDL,” “Design for Learning Equity with Kevin Kelly.” The podcast features comments from Kelly, faculty lecturer in the Department of Equity, Leadership Studies & Instructional Technologies at San Francisco State University, about resources for equity in online learning. Learn more here!

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LinkedIn Learning Collection from The Center for Teaching and Learning

May 14, 2020 | Emily Wasserman

Teaching at WashU

The Center for Teaching and Learning has compiled a collection of video courses related to online learning in LinkedIn Learning that are free and available to all WashU faculty and staff. “The sheer volume of courses on LinkedIn Learning (over 14,000) can be overwhelming, so we gathered a concise set of courses in this collection […]

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WashU’s Fossett Laboratory launches easy-to-use apps for active learning

May 5, 2020 | Emily Wasserman

Teaching at WashU

Washington University’s Fossett Laboratory for Virtual Planetary Exploration has developed an iOS and Android app that allows students to explore geological structures through their phones. The app, GeoXplorer, was first envisioned in 2016 and has since been developed across several platforms by Dr. Phil Skemer, Associate Professor of Earth and Planetary Sciences at WashU, Dr. […]

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Mental Health Awareness Event for Grad Students and Postdocs from Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology

May 1, 2020 | Emily Wasserman

Announcements /

Did you know May is Mental Health Awareness Month? The Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology (FASEB) is hosting a webinar on Wednesday, May 6 at 2:00 PM ET called “Mental Health Matters: Finding Space in a University Setting.” The speakers will highlight personal mental health stories, as well as provide insights on processes […]

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