Event Types: Professional Development

Creating a Teaching Portfolio

December 11, 2018 | Emily Wasserman

This Professional Development in Teaching series workshop will explore the ways in which you can frame your teaching experiences and teaching-related qualifications in a teaching portfolio for the academic job market. Participants will discuss the essential components of a teaching portfolio, potential organizational structures and strategies, the benefits and possible pitfalls associated with digital portfolios, […]

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Writing a Teaching Philosophy Statement

December 11, 2018 | Emily Wasserman

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. Participants in this workshop will learn about why academic search committees request teaching materials such as the teaching philosophy statement, and how search committees use these materials to […]

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Writing a Teaching Philosophy Statement

December 11, 2018 | Emily Wasserman

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. Participants in this workshop will learn about why academic search committees request teaching materials such as the teaching philosophy statement, and how search committees use these materials to […]

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Preparing and Delivering a Teaching Demo

December 11, 2018 | Emily Wasserman

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 that is aligned with other teaching-related job market materials. Participants will learn questions to ask the institution […]

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Winter Course Design Institute

November 30, 2018 | Lindsay Meador

Participants will: Design or redesign a course built on learner-centered design principles using strategies of backward course design; Create and revise learning goals for their course; Select instructional materials that contribute to student achievement of stated goals; Draft an assessment plan, including a description of major assignments and exams; Develop a draft of a syllabus […]

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Jump-Start to Writing a Teaching Philosophy Statement Program

June 5, 2018 | Beth Fisher

The Jump-Start Program will meet on Thursdays from September 6 – September 27. 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. Yet, setting aside the time to write your statement and obtaining feedback from colleagues can […]

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Creating a Teaching Portfolio

June 5, 2018 | Meg Gregory

Registration for this workshop is now closed, as the workshop is full. If you have immediate need of this workshop or have questions, please contact Dr. Gregory at meggregory@wustl.edu This Professional Development in Teaching series workshop will explore the ways in which you can frame your teaching experiences and teaching-related qualifications in a teaching portfolio […]

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Addressing Diversity & Inclusion in Job Market Materials

June 5, 2018 | Beth Fisher

Increasingly candidates for academic positions are asked to prepare materials related to demonstrating their commitment 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 in your job market materials. Participants will examine the purpose of a […]

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Addressing Diversity & Inclusion in Job Market Materials

June 5, 2018 | Beth Fisher

Increasingly candidates for academic positions are asked to prepare materials related to demonstrating their commitment 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 in your job market materials. Participants will examine the purpose of a […]

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Writing a Teaching Philosophy Statement

June 5, 2018 | 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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