Category: Announcements

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New Program for STEM Graduate Students

September 20, 2017 | Julia Johnson

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The Teaching Center is excited to announce the development of a new program beginning in Spring 2018 that is aimed at STEM graduate students early in their studies at Washington University. In collaboration with the University of Wisconsin-Madison, The Teaching Center is developing a Pre-WU-CIRTL Learning Community for graduate students. If you are interested in […]

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UMSL Focus on Teaching & Technology Conference

September 1, 2017 | Meg Gregory

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The Focus on Teaching & Technology conference, which will be held at UMSL on September 28 and 29, is a regional conference that draws staff, faculty, IT professionals, instructional designers and university librarians for two days of interactive concurrent sessions, technology workshops, and vendor exhibits on effectively integrating technology in the classroom. The conference highlights […]

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Religious Holidays: Information for Faculty

August 23, 2017 | Beth Fisher

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Provost Holden Thorp has sent the following guidance to faculty regarding accommodations for students celebrating religious holidays. Dear Members of the Danforth Faculty, Every year, students face scheduling conflicts beyond their control. For one reason or another, they may ask you for some type of accommodation. Students may approach you to accommodate disabilities, illnesses, family […]

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Using Research to Change Our Perception of “the Average Student”

August 18, 2017 | Meg Gregory

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Diane Bunce, PhD, will give a talk on “Using Research to Change Our Perception of the Average Student” as part of the Innovations in the Undergraduate Education Speaker Series, co-sponsored by CIRCLE, The Teaching Center, the University Libraries, and Arts & Sciences Computing. Date: Wednesday, November 8th Time: 4:00pm Location: To be determined Please check […]

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Open Position at CIRCLE

August 17, 2017 | Beth Fisher

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The HHMI Inclusive Excellence project for Washington University in St. Louis is a collaboration between the Center for Integrative Research on Teaching, Learning, and Education (CIRCLE); The Teaching Center; Cornerstone; College of Arts & Sciences; and the Schools of Arts & Sciences and Engineering. This program, supported by a 5-year grant from the Howard Hughes […]

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VHS Tapes in the Classroom: Suggestions for Instructors

August 17, 2017 | Liz Peterson

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The University began phasing out VCR’s, which play VHS tapes, in University-managed classrooms in 2012.  As a result a limited and decreasing number of classrooms are equipped with VCRs.  To identify classrooms equipped with VCR’s please use The Teaching Center’s Classroom Directory. Instructors who would like to request a classroom with a VCR should work […]

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Classroom Help for Faculty

August 14, 2017 | Teaching Center Staff

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Welcome back, faculty! The Teaching Center’s classroom-services staff is here to help make the start of the semester go smoothly for you. If you would like to schedule training on the classroom-multimedia system, or if you need classroom support (including Blackboard support) while you are teaching, please call us at (314) 935-6810 (M-Th, 8:00 am – 5:00 […]

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Register for Upcoming Blackboard Training Sessions

August 7, 2017 | Lindsay Meador

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Blackboard training sessions for faculty and staff will be held on the Danforth Campus on August 8, 14, and 25, led by The Teaching Center. This interactive workshop is intended to familiarize participants with basic Blackboard functions and course tools. For more information about these training sessions, click here.

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HHMI Grant to Support Student Success in STEM

June 8, 2017 | Beth Fisher

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The Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) has just announced that Washington University is one of 24 institutions that will receive  a $1 million grant to support student success in STEM, as a part of the HHMI Inclusive Excellence Initiative. The Washington University initiative will be led by Regina F. Frey (the Florence E. Moog Professor of STEM Education, Chemistry; co-director […]

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Alternative Blackboard Log-In

May 9, 2017 | Beth Fisher

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9: 20 am This issue has been resolved. You may now log on at  https://blackboard.wustl.edu. ************************************   8:50 am WashU IT has reported that we are currently experiencing an outage on the Blackboard landing page (Blackboard.wustl.edu, bb.wustl.edu). WashU IT is actively working to resolve the issue. Until this issue is resolved, please log on at https://wustl.blackboard.com. Teaching […]

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