Welcome to Washington University. This page provides information about, and links to, Teaching Center programs and services that will be helpful to you during your first few years of teaching, and beyond.
The Teaching Center provides a workshop series for junior faculty, as well as orkshops that are open to all Washington University faculty. The latter include a brownbag, lunch-time series as well as workshops on Teaching with Writing, The Grading Process, Teaching with TAs, and Utilizing Peer Review. Registration is required, and enrollment is limited.
Tips for Faculty Teaching for the First Time
Suggestions for professors who are teaching for the first time as assistant professors.
Washington University Resources: A Guide for New Faculty
This guide provides information about some of the resources and places most commonly utilized by faculty in their teaching and advising. For example, the guide includes information about Blackboard, the University's online learning-management program.
The Teaching Center's Teaching Tips handouts present strategies on a wide range of teaching topics, from Planning a Course to Teaching with Lectures and Increasing Student Participation. In addition, The Teaching Center's new video series, Teaching Commentaries, features Washington University faculty discussing successful teaching approaches and methods.
This page of the Teaching Center Web site includes information about all University-managed classrooms. By using the Directory, you can see details about the classroom to which you have been assigned (including photos and a list of multimedia) or search for a classroom that meets specific criteria.
Click on this link for information about the multimedia systems in University-managed classrooms. A copy of the standard key that opens the multimedia cabinets in all of these classrooms may be obtained from your departmental administrative assistant or from John Pingree in the Office of the University Registrar (Women’s Building, Rm. 50).
ITeach is a faculty-development program that includes a biannual symposium, a newsletter, and online resources.
The Teaching Center designs and conducts scholarship on teaching and learning with faculty and centers from across the University.