Category: Announcements

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Registration Open for Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL) Seminar

November 15, 2019 | Emily Wasserman

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Registration is now open for the graduate student and postdoc Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL) Seminar. SoTL is is a field of study dedicated to systematic and reflective inquiry of the effects of one’s teaching practices on student learning. SoTL incorporates knowledge from educational and cognitive psychology research, and it leads to the dissemination […]

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Center for Teaching and Learning Unveils 2019 Emerson Award Honorees

November 4, 2019 | Emily Wasserman

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The Center for Teaching and Learning at Washington University in St. Louis has announced the 2019 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 […]

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Course Design Institute for Spring 2020

October 16, 2019 | Emily Wasserman

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The Center for Teaching and Learning offers an opportunity to design (or redesign) a course for Spring 2020 through an upcoming Course Design Institute. Participants will meet in-person on January 6, 8, and 10, 2020, from 8:30-11:30 AM. The face-to-face meetings will be supported by online modules and resources in Canvas. Completion of all online […]

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Education and Technology Summit in October at Saint Louis University

October 8, 2019 | Emily Wasserman

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The School of Education & Consortium for Technology and Human Flourishing at Saint Louis University (SLU) is hosting an Education Summit on October 19, 2019 from 9 AM to 3:30 PM at SLU. The summit, “Future of Education: Rethinking Literacies and Learning for the Fourth Industrial Revolution,” features keynore speakers Ryan L. Schaaf, co-author of […]

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Gephardt Institute Funding Available for One-Day Institute

September 17, 2019 | Emily Wasserman

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Gephardt Institute funding of $1500 per departmental team at Washington University in St. Louis is available to attend an institute from the Association of American Colleges and Universities (AAC&U) in Chicago on November 15. Like the AAC&U, the Gephardt Institute is excited to promote opportunities for departments to “scaffold opportunities across the major for students […]

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Call for Book Contributions: Graduate Student Instructor Opportunity

September 3, 2019 | Emily Wasserman

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The Center for Teaching Innovation at Cornell University is accepting essay proposals from graduate students for an edited volume that will serve as a guide to teaching and learning in higher education for their peers who are new to teaching. This book, “Teaching Gradually: Practical Pedagogy for Graduate Students, by Graduate Students,” is under contract with Stylus […]

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Syllabus Help from The Teaching Center

August 26, 2019 | Emily Wasserman

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Constructing a syllabus can be a complicated, time-consuming endeavor. For convenience, the Teaching Center has put together a sample syllabus template for use and adaptation. This template was revised in 2019 to include recommended language related to University policies and resources for students, as well as to utilize suggestions from the Inclusive Teaching Fellows. Get more information about […]

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Faculty Programming Open House for Fall Semester

August 23, 2019 | Emily Wasserman

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Join The Teaching Center for a Faculty Programming Open House on Wednesday, September 4, at 9 AM. Attendees can meet the newest member of our staff, Dr. Eric Fournier, and learn about our exciting programming schedule for Fall 2019. Learn more about the event on our website. We look forward to seeing you there!

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Announcing Poll Everywhere at WashU

August 23, 2019 | Emily Wasserman

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The Teaching Center is excited to announce the purchase of a multi-school sponsored license for the classroom response system, Poll Everywhere! This web-based response system can be used to gather real-time responses from your students to a variety of question types including multiple choice questions, word clouds, and clickable images. Using wireless connectivity on a laptop or smartphone, students can […]

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Registration Open for SoTL Faculty Learning Community

July 26, 2019 | Emily Wasserman

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Registration is now open for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL) Faculty Learning Community. The learning community is designed to support faculty who are interested in incorporating SoTL research into their teaching practice. Through monthly meetings over the 2019-2020 academic year, participants will gain exposure to SoTL research from varied disciplines, design a SoTL […]

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