Category: Announcements

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The Teaching Center is on Social Media

October 2, 2018 | Emily Wasserman

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The Teaching Center is on social media. Join the conversation on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram using the hashtag “#WUSTLTTC,” or follow us at one of our accounts. You can find us on Twitter at WUSTL Teaching Center, or @WUSTLTTC. Our Facebook page is The Teaching Center at Washington University in St. Louis, or @WUSTLTTC. Feel […]

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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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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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MLA Grants for Course Development

June 16, 2018 | Beth Fisher

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The Modern Language Association (MLA) has announced that it will award five $3000.00 grants for the development of courses or other educational opportunities that increase student engagement in the humanities. The deadline for grant proposals is September 3, 2018. The MLA is specifically interested in proposals for “courses that are interdisciplinary, that include the digital […]

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Summer Online Programming from the CIRTL Network

May 17, 2018 | Julia Johnson

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This summer the CIRTL network (Center for the Integration of Research, Teaching, and Learning) is running a robust assortment of online programming for members of CIRTL institutions. All online programming is open to any member of the Washington University community including graduate students, postdocs, faculty, and staff. The online programming for Summer 2018 term includes […]

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6th Annual Teaching Center Graduate Student and Postdoc Recognition Reception

May 7, 2018 | Meg Gregory

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The Teaching Center’s 6th Annual Graduate Student and Postdoc Recognition Reception took place on Tuesday, May 1st 2018 in Rettner Gallery in the Laboratory Sciences Building on the Danforth Campus. During the celebration, 79 graduate students and postdocs from across both campuses and many departments were honored for their involvement with the Teaching Center’s professional […]

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