Month: July 2020

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How to Make Hybrid Teaching Work for You

July 30, 2020 | Emily Wasserman

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Hybrid teaching strategies will be the new norm this fall in light of regulations imposed by the COVID-19 pandemic. In a recent newsletter from The Chronicle of Higher Education, experts weigh in on how to make hybrid teaching work in the classroom. Jenae Cohn, an academic-technology specialist for the program in writing and rhetoric at […]

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Weighing the Benefits of Reflective Practices: Faculty Focus

July 29, 2020 | Emily Wasserman

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“The use of reflections in a classroom setting can help us, as educators, understand what students have learned and what needs to be covered in more depth or maybe in a different way as the semester unfolds,” write Ann Wheeler, associate professor of mathematics education at Texas Woman’s University, and Jörg Waltje, executive director of the Center […]

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Innovative Teaching During COVID-19 Series: David Lawton

July 22, 2020 | Emily Wasserman

Teaching at WashU

The Center for Teaching and Learning is highlighting innovative work done by faculty at Washington University in St. Louis during the Spring 2020 semester at the height of the coronavirus pandemic as part of a new web series. Our latest Q&A features David Lawton, Professor of English in the College of Arts & Sciences.  What […]

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Starter Activities to Begin Any Class

July 20, 2020 | Emily Wasserman

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“What can you implement in your classes that can review content, establish a foundation for the day’s topic, encourage student participation, and get students prepared for the day’s activities? Whether you call them starter activities, bell work, or focusing activities, a predictable, formatted, content-based beginning of class activity can be used to achieve these goals,” […]

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ACUE releases ‘Inclusive Teaching Practices Toolkit’

July 15, 2020 | Emily Wasserman

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The Association of College and University Educators (ACUE) has released an “Inclusive Teaching Practices Toolkit.” This set of free resources includes videos and downloadable planning guides that can benefit faculty and their students. The practices are tailored for online teaching but are also relevant to the physical classroom. You can access the toolkit here.

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Innovative Teaching During COVID-19 Series: Heidi Kolk

July 8, 2020 | Emily Wasserman

Teaching at WashU

The Center for Teaching and Learning is highlighting innovative work done by faculty at Washington University in St. Louis during the Spring 2020 semester at the height of the coronavirus pandemic as part of a new web series. Our latest Q&A features Heidi Kolk, Assistant Professor in the Sam Fox School of Design + Visual Arts […]

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