Category: Announcements

Center for Teaching and Learning Unveils 2020 Emerson Award Honorees

October 19, 2020 | Emily Wasserman

Announcements /

The Center for Teaching and Learning at Washington University in St. Louis has announced the 2020 Emerson Award honorees. Each year, Emerson recognizes teachers throughout the St. Louis metropolitan area with an Excellence in Teaching Award. This award recognizes educators for their leadership in and passion for teaching, their contributions to student learning, and their […]

Read More

2020 POD Network GPPD Career Development Grants

September 30, 2020 | Emily Wasserman

Announcements /

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 […]

Read More

EPIC Learning Community Registration Open

September 9, 2020 | Emily Wasserman

Announcements /

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 […]

Read More

Guide for Teaching and Learning Remotely

September 2, 2020 | Emily Wasserman

Announcements /

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 […]

Read More

Training Opportunities For Pooled Classroom Technology

August 26, 2020 | Emily Wasserman

Announcements /

If you will be teaching in a pooled classroom this fall, there will be new A/V technology in your classroom for you to learn about. In addition, there are also optimal ways of running a Zoom class from a pooled classroom that best take advantage of the room technologies, particularly if students are participating online. […]

Read More

VoiceThread and Extempore Available for Language Faculty at WashU

August 18, 2020 | Emily Wasserman

Announcements

VoiceThread and Extempore are both now available as tools for use by language faculty at WashU. VoiceThread is a media player with an interactive discussion space that allows students to create comments, upload files and media, and interact with one another, and Extempore allows instructors to obtain and assess authentic speech without having to schedule face […]

Read More

Hypothes.is Pilot Comes to WashU

August 6, 2020 | Emily Wasserman

Announcements

The Center for Teaching and Learning is excited to announce that this fall we will be hosting a pilot program for Hypothes.is, an EdTech tool that integrates with Canvas and enables users to place a conversational layer over an entire webpage, allowing for unique collaborative, interactive engagement with the text that students have been assigned to […]

Read More

Request for Video Recording for Fall 2020

June 15, 2020 | Emily Wasserman

Announcements /

Please use this form to sign up for a time and day to record a lecture. Liz Peterson from The Center for Teaching and Learning will contact you to let you know which room you have been placed in and to ask specific questions about your teaching needs. Also, a member of The Center for Teaching […]

Read More

Mental Health Awareness Event for Grad Students and Postdocs from Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology

May 1, 2020 | Emily Wasserman

Announcements /

Did you know May is Mental Health Awareness Month? The Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology (FASEB) is hosting a webinar on Wednesday, May 6 at 2:00 PM ET called “Mental Health Matters: Finding Space in a University Setting.” The speakers will highlight personal mental health stories, as well as provide insights on processes […]

Read More
Wash U logo

/

Sample Qualtrics Accessibility and Online Classroom Technology Survey for Students

March 12, 2020 | Meg Gregory

Announcements /

The Center for Teaching and Learning has put together a template of a Qualtrics Accessibility and Online Classroom Technology Survey for Students that can be sent to students to find out their readiness to use various online classroom tools, as well other information that can be helpful in determining the appropriate teaching methods for your […]

Read More