Category: Announcements

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Upcoming Talk on Design-Based Implementation Research

September 22, 2016 | Gillian Parrish

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William Penuel, PhD (Professor of Learning Sciences and Human Development, University of Colorado-Boulder) will discuss how design-based implementation research is bridging the gap between education research and practice.  The talk will be informative for educational researchers, graduate students, school administrators, education funders, and teachers. This talk is hosted by the Washington University Institute for School Partnership. […]

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UMSL Focus on Teaching & Technology Conference

September 21, 2016 | Gillian Parrish

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The Focus on Teaching & Technology conference, which will be held at UMSL on November 3-4, is a regional conference that draws staff, faculty, IT professionals, instructional designers and university librarians for two days of interactive lectures on integrating technology in the classroom. This year, Washington University is a “Gold Level” sponsor of the conference. […]

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Faculty Workshop on Integrating Arts into a Medical Curriculum

September 21, 2016 | Gillian Parrish

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This workshop will provide an opportunity for faculty to consider how the arts can inform their courses. The event will introduce the Kemper Art Museum’s “Art of Observation” program as a teaching tool and will include the chance to explore how art-work can develop empathy and refine thought processes. The event will take place Thursday October […]

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Call for Proposals: The Teaching Professor Conference – June 2-4, 2017

September 12, 2016 | Gillian Parrish

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This year The Teaching Professor conference will be held in St. Louis June 2-4, 2017. This annual conference is for faculty who are exploring innovative classroom techniques, recent pedagogical research, the latest technology tools, emerging challenges of a global classroom, and proven best practices in teaching. The deadline for submitting a proposal (either a 60-minute […]

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Trans 101: Upcoming Training for Faculty, TAs, Postdocs, and Staff

September 7, 2016 | Gillian Parrish

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OUTgrads, a group for Washington University LGBTQ+ graduate and professional students, is hosting a training session led by the Metro Trans Umbrella Group of St. Louis (MTUG). The presentation is designed to answer basic questions about Trans people and experiences, to clarify terminology, and to define best practices for Trans cultural competency. Time will be provided […]

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Sources of Blackboard Support

September 1, 2016 | Bryn Lutes

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Welcome back, faculty! Our Blackboard team is here to help you navigate the system as you start a new semester. The following sources of Blackboard help for faculty are available: Email us at teachcen@wustl.edu for any questions or to request a one-on-one meeting Stop by! Bryn Lutes has walk-in hours Monday – Friday, 9:00 am […]

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Classroom Help for Faculty

August 9, 2016 | 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 with Blackboard) while you are teaching, please call us at (314) 935-6810 (M-F, 8:00 am – 5:00 […]

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Open Position: Project Manager, Wisconsin School of Business Project, CIRCLE

July 8, 2016 | Gillian Parrish

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In collaboration with the University of Wisconsin School of Business (WSB) at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, the Center for Integrative Research on Cognition, Learning, and Education (CIRCLE) at Washington University is helping to develop evidenced-based curricular innovations at WSB, and evaluate the impact of these innovations.This collaboration will involve several sub-projects, each evaluating a specific […]

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Carl Wieman: Transforming Undergraduate STEM Education

July 8, 2016 | Gillian Parrish

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In this talk, “Taking a Scientific Approach to Science and Engineering Education,” Carl Wieman (Department of Physics and Graduate School of Education, Stanford University; Nobel Prize Winner in Physics), discussed transforming education, guided by insights from research on teaching and learning. Please follow this link to the website of The Center for the Integrative Research on […]

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Open Position: Assistant Director for Academic Programs, Cornerstone ­

July 6, 2016 | Gillian Parrish

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Cornerstone is hiring an Assistant Director for Academic Programs. This position, which oversees Washington University’s Academic Mentoring Programs (AMP) team housed within Cornerstone, leads a team of three professional staff members and is responsible for overseeing the design, delivery, and evaluation of Cornerstone’s academic mentoring efforts. Academic Mentoring Programs are developed, in close collaboration with academic […]

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