Category: Announcements

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Executive Director Position at The Teaching Center

February 16, 2018 | Teaching Center Staff

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Washington University’s Teaching Center serves the faculty of all schools to improve teaching and learning by integrating pedagogy and scholarship with classroom design and learning technology.  The Teaching Center also provides formal training in effective teaching for graduate students and postdocs. This position is open to tenured Washington University faculty members and has a three-year renewable term.   For […]

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Disability Resources Survey

February 15, 2018 | Jerol Enoch

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Disability Resources, Washington University’s official resource for students with disabilities, is conducting a survey of faculty. Their aim is to improve and expand the many ways that their office can collaborate with faculty in supporting students with disabilities. With the numbers of students with disabilities growing with each incoming class, Disability Resources would like to ask faculty […]

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Day of Discovery & Dialogue 2018

February 7, 2018 | Meg Gregory

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Tuesday, February 13th (5:30 pm – 7:00 pm) Eric Newman Educational Center, Medical Campus Wednesday, February 14th (8:30 am – 5:00 pm) Clark-Fox Forum and Goldfarb Meeting Rooms, Hillman Hall, Danforth Campus As part of WUSTL’s ongoing commitment to furthering campus efforts around diversity and inclusion, the university will again host the annual Day of […]

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Blackboard Access Restored

February 3, 2018 | Lindsay Meador

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Blackboard login access has been restored. We will post additional information as it becomes available. You may also go to https://blackboard.wustl.edu/ for updates.

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Blackboard Tests: Problems submitting completed tests

January 18, 2018 | Beth Fisher

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Faculty and students are currently reporting that they are experiencing intermittent problems submitting completed tests. The problem may be associated with students taking tests during scheduled Blackboard updates.  Washington University Information Technology is currently working with Blackboard to resolve this issue.  Please contact The Teaching Center at (314)935-6810 or teachcen@wustl.edu.

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Blackboard inline grading migration complete

January 11, 2018 | Lindsay Meador

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The Blackboard inline grading tool migration from Crocodoc to New Box View was completed on January 9, 2018 as expected and access to assignments has been restored. Students are able to submit new assignments and access all previously submitted assignments. Instructors/graders are able to access all student assignments and provide inline feedback on new assignments […]

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iTeach Faculty Symposium on Teaching

December 4, 2017 | Beth Fisher

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The biennial iTeach symposium brought together Washington University faculty from all seven schools at the university to learn about effective, innovative approaches to teaching. iTeach 2018 began with a plenary by Mary Murphy, PhD (Associate Professor, Psychological and Brain Sciences and Associate Vice Provost for Student Diversity and Inclusion, Indiana University). Sixteen sessions on teaching and research on […]

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Faculty Honored for Teaching with 2017 Emerson Award

November 13, 2017 | Julia Johnson

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The Emerson “Excellence in Teaching” Awards have recognized outstanding educators in the St. Louis metropolitan area for 28 years. The awards, sponsored by Emerson Electric Co., honor over 100 educators annually from all levels of teaching – kindergarten teachers to college professors. Honorees are selected for this award by chief administrators of their school districts […]

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New resource for STEM students: Científico Latino

November 8, 2017 | Julia Johnson

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Científico Latino is a new website developed by graduate students at Yale that aims to improve diversity in STEM by providing resources to undergraduates and graduate students in STEM fields.  The website regularly updates lists of fellowships and scholarships, sample essays for graduate school applications and fellowships, and blog posts related to being a successful […]

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“Using Research to Change Our Perception of the Average Student”

November 6, 2017 | Meg Gregory

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Date: Wednesday, November 8th Time: 4:00 pm Location: McMillan Cafe (please note new location) Diane Bunce, PhD, gave a talk on “Using Research to Change Our Perception of the Average Student” as part of the Innovations in the Undergraduate Education Speaker Series, co-sponsored by CIRCLE, The Teaching Center, the University Libraries, and Arts & Sciences Computing. […]

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