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Disability Resources Survey

February 15, 2018 | Jerol Enoch

Announcements /

Disability Resources, Washington University’s official resource for students with disabilities, is conducting a survey of faculty. Their aim is to improve and expand the many ways that their office can collaborate with faculty in supporting students with disabilities. With the numbers of students with disabilities growing with each incoming class, Disability Resources would like to ask faculty […]

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Alternative Feedback for Student Writing

February 12, 2018 | Meg Gregory

Resources for Teaching

In a post called “Why I stopped Writing on My Students’ Papers” in the Chronicle of Higher Education, Michael Millner, Associate Professor of English and American Studies at the University of Massachusetts-Lowell, discusses his decision to provide students’ feedback on their writing in a new way: through conferencing. In the post, Millner notes his shift […]

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Does Redesigning Classrooms Make a Difference to Students?

February 10, 2018 | Julia Johnson

Improving Teaching and Learning /

In the article Does Redesigning Classrooms Make a Difference to Students? from the Chronicle of Higher Education, Shannon Najmabadi examines the impact that classroom design can have on student engagement and student learning. The research discussed in this article indicates that classroom spaces impact student engagement for a variety of reasons, from lowering the barrier for […]

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Day of Discovery & Dialogue 2018

February 7, 2018 | Meg Gregory

Announcements

Tuesday, February 13th (5:30 pm – 7:00 pm) Eric Newman Educational Center, Medical Campus Wednesday, February 14th (8:30 am – 5:00 pm) Clark-Fox Forum and Goldfarb Meeting Rooms, Hillman Hall, Danforth Campus As part of WUSTL’s ongoing commitment to furthering campus efforts around diversity and inclusion, the university will again host the annual Day of […]

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Open Access Resource for STEM Educators

February 1, 2018 | Julia Johnson

Research on Teaching and Learning

CBE-Life Science Education is an open access journal for STEM educators that is published by the American Society for Cell Biology. This journal provides educators with peer-reviewed articles about relevant and applicable content that can be used to make informed teaching decisions. Recent article topics include: Team Based Learning, Implementation of a Learning Assistant Program, […]

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Opening breakfast at the 2018 iTeach Symposium

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2018 iTeach Faculty Symposium on Teaching

January 16, 2018 | Meg Gregory

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On January 9, 2018, more than 200 faculty and staff from all seven schools of Washington University came together for the 2018 iTeach Faculty Symposium on Teaching to learn about innovative and evidence-based teaching practices. This ninth biennial symposium was held at the Charles F. Knight Executive Education and Conference Center on the Danforth Campus. […]

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Blackboard inline grading migration complete

January 11, 2018 | Lindsay Meador

Announcements /

The Blackboard inline grading tool migration from Crocodoc to New Box View was completed on January 9, 2018 as expected and access to assignments has been restored. Students are able to submit new assignments and access all previously submitted assignments. Instructors/graders are able to access all student assignments and provide inline feedback on new assignments […]

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iTeach Logo: Exchanging Ideas on Teaching

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iTeach Faculty Symposium on Teaching

December 4, 2017 | Beth Fisher

Announcements

The biennial iTeach symposium brought together Washington University faculty from all seven schools at the university to learn about effective, innovative approaches to teaching. iTeach 2018 began with a plenary by Mary Murphy, PhD (Associate Professor, Psychological and Brain Sciences and Associate Vice Provost for Student Diversity and Inclusion, Indiana University). Sixteen sessions on teaching and research on […]

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