Category: Announcements

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Registration for Fall 2018 EPIC Cohort Open

August 6, 2018 | Julia Johnson

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The EPIC Learning Community is an interdisciplinary program for graduate students in their first years at Washington University who are getting ready for or participating in their initial teaching experiences. The program provides a structure in which graduate students can develop relationships with others who are interested in learning more about and participating in pedagogical […]

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CIRTL Network Exchange Visit

July 27, 2018 | Julia Johnson

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You are invited to participate in a Washington University CIRTL Network exchange visit The Teaching Center and the Department of Biology are hosting on Monday, July 30th and Tuesday, July 31st. Dr. Alessandra (Ali) York is from the Department of Genetics at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.  Originally from the St. Louis area, Ali has been engaged […]

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Michael Wysession Named New Executive Director of The Teaching Center

July 25, 2018 | Meg Gregory

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On July 1, 2018, Dr. Michael Wysession became Executive Director of Washington University’s Teaching Center. Michael earned his Sc.B. from Brown University and his PhD from Northwestern University, both in geophysics. Since 1991 he has been a professor in the Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences. As an established leader in seismology and geoscience education, […]

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Open Position in Communications

June 28, 2018 | Beth Fisher

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The Teaching Center is hiring a Communications and Event Specialist. The person in this position will provide expertise in marketing, writing, communication design, event planning, and administrative support to promote the mission of The Teaching Center. To read a full description and to apply, please go to jobs.wustl.edu and search for position #40766. Primary Responsibilities […]

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MLA Grants for Course Development

June 16, 2018 | Beth Fisher

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The Modern Language Association (MLA) has announced that it will award five $3000.00 grants for the development of courses or other educational opportunities that increase student engagement in the humanities. The deadline for grant proposals is September 3, 2018. The MLA is specifically interested in proposals for “courses that are interdisciplinary, that include the digital […]

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Summer Online Programming from the CIRTL Network

May 17, 2018 | Julia Johnson

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This summer the CIRTL network (Center for the Integration of Research, Teaching, and Learning) is running a robust assortment of online programming for members of CIRTL institutions. All online programming is open to any member of the Washington University community including graduate students, postdocs, faculty, and staff. The online programming for Summer 2018 term includes […]

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6th Annual Teaching Center Graduate Student and Postdoc Recognition Reception

May 7, 2018 | Meg Gregory

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The Teaching Center’s 6th Annual Graduate Student and Postdoc Recognition Reception took place on Tuesday, May 1st 2018 in Rettner Gallery in the Laboratory Sciences Building on the Danforth Campus. During the celebration, 79 graduate students and postdocs from across both campuses and many departments were honored for their involvement with the Teaching Center’s professional […]

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Conference on Game-Based Teaching at Indiana University

April 23, 2018 | Beth Fisher

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The Teach, Play, Learn Conference, Indiana University-South Bend’s first annual academic conference on game-based teaching and learning, is accepting proposals for presentations on real-life usage, empirical studies, and theoretical discussions. The conference organizers are particularly interested in interactive workshops involving the best practices of teaching with games or playful elements in the classroom. Possible topics may […]

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Course Design Institute for Grad Students and Postdocs

April 9, 2018 | Lindsay Meador

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Washington University graduate students and postdocs are invited to participate in The Teaching Center’s Course Design Institute.  The Course Design Institute is designed to help graduate students and postdocs explore learner-centered course design principles in a multidisciplinary group setting with opportunities for feedback as part of a peer-review team. Participants will: Design or redesign a […]

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Physics and CDI Co-Sponsor Talk on Diversity and Inclusion

April 5, 2018 | Meg Gregory

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Friday, April 13th at 11:00am 100 Busch, Danforth Campus The Physics Department and the Center for Diversity and Inclusion will be hosting Dr. K. Renee Horton to discuss issues of Diversity and Inclusion in STEM. Specifically, this talk will focus on the understanding of intersectionality and fostering inclusive spaces where diversity is valued and supported. […]

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