Category: Teaching at WashU

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Public Policy Fellow Brings Campaigning to the Classroom

November 13, 2018 | Emily Wasserman

Faculty Spotlight / Teaching at WashU

“Students, whether on the policy or political side, have an ability to make an impact,” said Thomas Irwin, Senior Fellow in Public Policy at the Gephardt Institute for Civic and Community Engagement at Washington University in St. Louis. Irwin, a veteran in Missouri politics, teaches a one-credit course in the fall, “Just Do It! Running […]

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Religion and Politics Professor Touts Technology in the Classroom

November 5, 2018 | Emily Wasserman

Faculty Spotlight / Teaching at WashU

“We have an opportunity with technology to make the humanities come to life in the digital age. It can help words leap off the page,” said Lerone Martin, Ph.D., Associate Professor in Religion and Politics at the John C. Danforth Center on Religion and Politics and Director of Graduate Studies in the Department of American […]

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Washington University Teachers use Augmented Reality in the Classroom

October 11, 2018 | Emily Wasserman

Resources for Teaching / STEM Education / Teaching at WashU

When it comes to teaching, sometimes out-of-the-box methods are the most effective ones. Teachers at the Fossett Laboratory for Virtual Planetary Exploration at Washington University are using augmented reality to help students in the Earth and Planetary Sciences department study complex geology in the classroom. The lab, with the help of research scientist Martin Pratt […]

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New Course on Religious Diversity, Democracy, and the University

April 27, 2018 | Beth Fisher

Teaching at WashU

Today’s Record features an article about the Spring 2018 course, “Religion, Politics, and the University,” which investigates the complexities of religious diversity and pluralism in the university context. The course was developed and taught by John Inazu, the Sally C. Danforth Distinguished Professor of Law & Religion at Washington University’s School of Law, and Eboo […]

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