Month: September 2020

2020 POD Network GPPD Career Development Grants

September 30, 2020 | Emily Wasserman

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Are you a graduate student, professional student, or postdoc who is interested in a career in educational development or as teaching faculty? Do you work with graduate and professional students and postdocs who may be interested in these careers? The Professional and Organizational Development (POD) Network’s Special Interest Group in Graduate student, Professional student, and […]

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EPIC Learning Community Registration Open

September 9, 2020 | Emily Wasserman

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Registration is now open for the EPIC Learning Community. The EPIC Learning Community is an interdisciplinary program for graduate students in their first years at Washington University who are getting ready for or participating in their initial teaching experiences. The program provides a structure in which graduate students can develop relationships with others who are interested […]

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Guide for Teaching and Learning Remotely

September 2, 2020 | Emily Wasserman

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The physical distancing constraints of the COVID-19 pandemic have caused teaching and learning at all levels and in all countries to be reshaped. At Washington University, we will be teaching in variety of new ways in the Fall 2020 semester. This will require instructors to rethink how they teach their courses, incorporating aspects of online […]

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Strategies for Embracing Culturally Responsive Teaching

September 2, 2020 | Emily Wasserman

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“Being culturally responsive is a critical and necessary feature of our interactions with one another. It is also vitally important in the context of education,” writes educators Meena Singhal and Sudeepa Gulati in a recent Faculty Focus post. Culturally responsive teaching “empowers students intellectually, socially, emotionally, and politically by using cultural referents to impart knowledge, skills, […]

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