Category: Teaching at WashU

Innovative Teaching During COVID-19 Series: Heidi Kolk

July 8, 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 Heidi Kolk, Assistant Professor in the Sam Fox School of Design + Visual Arts […]

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Innovative Teaching During COVID-19 Series: Martha Hasting

June 24, 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 Martha Hasting, Senior Lecturer in Electrical & Systems Engineering in the McKelvey School […]

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Innovative Teaching During COVID-19 Series: Howard Granok

June 9, 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 Howard Granok, PhD, Adjunct Instructor in Biology in University College. How did you change your […]

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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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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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WashU History Professor Describes Transition to Online Teaching

April 4, 2020 | Emily Wasserman

Teaching at WashU

Peter Kastor, chairman of the History Department at Washington University in St. Louis, recently wrote an op-ed for The Washington Post describing how his department transitioned to online teaching. Twenty six faculty members had to make the switch, Kastor said, and the process was not easy. “I began teaching through online education last week … even […]

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Language Teaching Fair Spring Coffee Hour: Extending Class Time with Canvas

March 4, 2020 | Emily Wasserman

Teaching at WashU

Language instructors at WashU gathered on Wednesday for an informal roundtable discussion on teaching and using Canvas in the classroom. Iva Youkilis, Senior Lecturer and Placement Coordinator in Italian; Erik Nesse, PhD, Lecturer in French; and Taewoong Kim, PhD, Lecturer in Korean, led the discussion. The event started with instructors taking a poll about what they wish […]

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Part to Whole: Inverting the top-down approach to design thinking: Teaching Tips

February 21, 2020 | Emily Wasserman

Teaching at WashU / Teaching Tips

By Jonathan Hanahan, Assistant Professor of Design at Sam Fox School of Design and Visual Arts, Washington University in St. Louis Design is increasingly a bridge to all forms of culture. For a long time, design was an add on to more accepted professions; designers help hide the messiness and project a clear and controlled […]

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Sam Fox School Launches Interdisciplinary Workshop Series

February 11, 2020 | Emily Wasserman

Teaching at WashU

Every Friday at the Sam Fox School of Design and Visual Arts at Washington University in St. Louis, students, faculty, and staff explore new concepts outside the studio through a new workshop series. The series, “Fox Fridays,” is a way for students to collaborate across disciplines and experiment with new tools, processes, and technology that […]

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