Event Types: Professional Development

Preparing and Delivering a Teaching Demo

November 21, 2017 | Beth Fisher

A campus visit invitation from a search committee is welcome news, but it often comes with a challenging request for a “teaching talk” or “teaching demo.” In this workshop, participants will discuss what makes an effective teaching demonstration and strategies for preparing a talk that highlights their approaches to teaching. Participants will learn questions to […]

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Writing a Teaching Philosophy Statement

November 21, 2017 | Beth Fisher

If you are applying for an academic position, it is increasingly likely that you will be asked to submit a teaching philosophy statement during the application process. As a participant in this Professional Development in Teaching series workshop, you will learn about why academic search committees request teaching materials such as the teaching philosophy statement, […]

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Writing a Teaching Philosophy Statement

November 21, 2017 | Beth Fisher

If you are applying for an academic position, it is increasingly likely that you will be asked to submit a teaching philosophy statement during the application process. As a participant in this Professional Development in Teaching series workshop, you will learn about why academic search committees request teaching materials such as the teaching philosophy statement, […]

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Addressing Inclusion and Diversity in Job Market Materials

November 21, 2017 | Beth Fisher

Increasingly academic search committees are requesting that candidates prepare materials related to inclusion and diversity in the classroom. This Professional Development series workshop will explore different ways to reflect on, document, and communicate a commitment to diversity and inclusion. Participants will examine the purpose of a diversity statement, identify generic expectations and conventions, and discuss […]

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Writing A Teaching Philosophy Statement

September 5, 2017 | Beth Fisher

Registration for this workshop is now closed, as the workshop is full. If you are interested in this workshop but have not registered, please contact Meg Gregory. If you are applying for a faculty position, it is increasingly likely that you will be asked to submit a teaching philosophy statement (TPS) during the application process. […]

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Jump-Start Program on Writing a Teaching Philosophy Statement

August 15, 2017 | Beth Fisher

Washington University graduate students and postdocs who are already participated in the Teaching Center’s Writing a Teaching Philosophy Statement workshop are invited to participate in Jump-Start Program on Writing a Teaching Philosophy Statement (TPS). The program combines instruction in writing a teaching statement with the opportunity to participate in small, peer-review writing groups, and the structure to write […]

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Addressing Inclusion and Diversity in Job Market Materials

August 14, 2017 | Beth Fisher

Registration for this workshop is now closed. Should you still wish to attend, please email Meg Gregory at meggregory@wustl.edu This Professional Development workshop will explore different ways to reflect on, document, and communicate a commitment to diversity and inclusion in your job market materials. Discussion will include strategies for addressing inclusion in teaching philosophy statements […]

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Addressing Inclusion and Diversity in Job Market Materials

August 14, 2017 | Beth Fisher

Registration for this workshop is now closed, as the workshop is full. If you are interested in this workshop but have not registered, please contact Meg Gregory. This Professional Development workshop will explore different ways to reflect on, document, and communicate a commitment to diversity and inclusion in your job market materials. Discussion will include […]

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Writing A Teaching Philosophy Statement

August 10, 2017 | Beth Fisher

If you are applying for a faculty position, it is increasingly likely that you will be asked to submit a teaching philosophy statement (TPS) during the application process. This workshop will help you write and revise a TPS—a process that will allow you to demonstrate your commitment to teaching as you describe the goals and […]

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Writing A Teaching Philosophy Statement

August 9, 2017 | Beth Fisher

If you are applying for a faculty position, it is increasingly likely that you will be asked to submit a teaching philosophy statement (TPS) during the application process. This workshop will help you write and revise a TPS—a process that will allow you to demonstrate your commitment to teaching as you describe the goals and […]

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