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Addressing Implicit Bias in STEM WebSeries Watch Parties Co-Hosted with CDI

September 20, 2018 | Julia Johnson

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The Teaching Center and the Center for Diversity and Inclusion are co-hosting watch parties for an online webseries from the CIRTL network entitled Addressing Implicit Bias in STEM. The watch parties will be held in the Center for Diversity and Inclusion lounge (DUC 330) from 10:30-11:30 on October 1, October 8, October 22 and October 29. […]

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Med Campus Evidence-Based Teaching For Researchers Event

August 25, 2018 | Meg Gregory

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On Friday, September 21, DBBS is proud to present a day of evidence-based teaching demonstrations and workshops with Dr. Kimberly Tanner, Director of the Science Education Partnership and Assessment Laboratory at San Francisco State University. The plenary lecture is open to all WashU community members and the afternoon workshop is designed for faculty. 9-10:am Plenary […]

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Kemper Art Museum STEM Faculty Workshop

August 25, 2018 | Meg Gregory

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The Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum is hosting a faculty workshop for those who teach in STEM disciplines who are interested in incorporating the arts into their courses on Thursday, September 20 from noon-1:30pm. This workshop will explore points of intersection between art and STEM. Faculty will discover multiple approaches to integrating object-centered learning into […]

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CIRTL Network Exchange Visit

July 27, 2018 | Julia Johnson

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You are invited to participate in a Washington University CIRTL Network exchange visit The Teaching Center and the Department of Biology are hosting on Monday, July 30th and Tuesday, July 31st. Dr. Alessandra (Ali) York is from the Department of Genetics at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.  Originally from the St. Louis area, Ali has been engaged […]

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Michael Wysession Named New Executive Director of The Teaching Center

July 25, 2018 | Meg Gregory

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On July 1, 2018, Dr. Michael Wysession became Executive Director of Washington University’s Teaching Center. Michael earned his Sc.B. from Brown University and his PhD from Northwestern University, both in geophysics. Since 1991 he has been a professor in the Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences. As an established leader in seismology and geoscience education, […]

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Solve a Teaching Problem — A Resource for Instructors

July 13, 2018 | Julia Johnson

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The Eberly Center for Teaching Excellence and Educational Innovation at Carnegie Mellon University has created an online resource to help instructors identify problems, identify reasons for the problem, and explore potential strategies to address the problem. The Solve a Teaching Problem site provides descriptions of problems and strategies that are grounded in pedagogical research and can […]

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Online Annotation Tools

June 28, 2018 | Jerol Enoch

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In Making Thinking Visible: How to Promote Engagement, Understanding, and Independence for All Learners, Ritchhart, Church, and Morrison (2011) state that learning has more to do with developing good habits of mind than with developing good test takers. They believe that a good learning environment is one where instructors work with students on their “thinking […]

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Open Position in Communications

June 28, 2018 | Beth Fisher

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The Teaching Center is hiring a Communications and Event Specialist. The person in this position will provide expertise in marketing, writing, communication design, event planning, and administrative support to promote the mission of The Teaching Center. To read a full description and to apply, please go to jobs.wustl.edu and search for position #40766. Primary Responsibilities […]

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Leading Lines — A Podcast on Educational Technology

June 18, 2018 | Julia Johnson

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Interested in learning more about teaching with technology and digital pedagogy during your commute? Check out the Leading Lines podcast from the Center for Teaching at Vanderbilt University. Each episode of the podcast focuses on an interview with an educator who is utilizing technology in their teaching in a unique and interesting way. This is […]

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