Category: Announcements

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Syllabus Tuning Service from The Teaching Center

August 14, 2019 | Emily Wasserman

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At The Teaching Center, we want to help you get your syllabus ready for the new semester. Whether refining learning goals, updating language, revising topics, or incorporating new assignments, our educational development experts are here to help you embrace the semester. Drop in for a tune up or visit The Teaching Center website for more […]

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Registration Open for SoTL Faculty Learning Community

July 26, 2019 | Emily Wasserman

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Registration is now open for the SoTL Faculty Learning Community. The learning community is designed to support faculty who are interested in incorporating SoTL research into their teaching practice. Through monthly meetings over the 2019-2020 academic year, participants will gain exposure to SoTL research from varied disciplines, design a SoTL project, and engage in conversation and […]

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EPIC Learning Community Registration Open

July 24, 2019 | Emily Wasserman

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Registration is now open for the EPIC Learning Community. 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 […]

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Language Teaching Fair from WUSTL Language Departments and The Teaching Center

July 1, 2019 | Emily Wasserman

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Interested language faculty across departments are invited to come together to discuss language teaching at WashU and to learn from one another on Thursday, August 22 from 1:30-5 PM on the Danforth Campus. The event is co-sponsored by WUSTL Language Departments and The Teaching Center. Events at the Language Teaching Fair will include: Group Work […]

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Call for Applications: POD Conference Grant for Grad Students and Postdocs

June 24, 2019 | Emily Wasserman

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Are you a graduate student or postdoc who is interested in a career in educational development or as teaching faculty? Do you work with graduate and professional students and postdocs who may be interested in these careers? The Professional and Organizational Development (POD) Network’s Special Interest Group in Graduate student, Professional student, and Postdoctoral fellow […]

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Evidence-Based Introduction to Teaching (EBIT) Workshop for Postdocs and New Faculty

June 10, 2019 | Emily Wasserman

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The Evidence-Based Introduction to Teaching (EBIT) is a one-week student-centered learning experience from CIRTL at CU Boulder where post-docs and new faculty develop curricula for STEM college classrooms using evidence-based teaching methods. Participants apply research principles of design, build, test and iterate to specific course curriculum development. Relevant literature on evidence-based teaching techniques will be […]

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Job Opportunity: Teaching Center Orientation Workshop Facilitator

June 3, 2019 | Emily Wasserman

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The Teaching Center is seeking a graduate student or postdoc to work with our team to facilitate a Foundations in Teaching workshop during the Graduate Student Teaching Orientation in August 2019. The Foundations in Teaching workshops are designed to introduce participants who are new to teaching at the college level to evidence-based teaching strategies that […]

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Information Literacy Learning Community for Faculty and Librarians

May 20, 2019 | Emily Wasserman

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Would you like to more fully build information literacy into a course that you teach? Would you like to work with a librarian to create assignments that utilize the course content that you are already teaching to develop students’ information literacy? Would you like to have that same librarian embedded in your course to enhance […]

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Educator’s Guide to Accommodating Students During Ramadan

May 6, 2019 | Emily Wasserman

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Ramadan began the evening of Sunday, May 5, 2019, and will end the evening of Tuesday, June 4. There are many ways that faculty and staff can accommodate Muslim students during the holiday. Check out this guide from the Missouri Chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations for more information.

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7th Annual Teaching Center Graduate Student and Postdoc Recognition Reception

May 3, 2019 | Emily Wasserman

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The Teaching Center hosted its 7th Annual Graduate Student and Postdoc Recognition Reception on May 2, 2019 in the Women’s Building Formal Lounge. The event honored more than 70 graduate students and postdocs from Washington University in St. Louis and Washington University School of Medicine who participated in the Teaching Center’s professional development programs in […]

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