Event Types: Faculty Workshop

Making the Most of the First 15 Minutes of Class

January 10, 2020 | Emily Wasserman

Thank you for your interest in this workshop. All previously scheduled in-person workshops are currently postponed as we respond to the transition to online teaching at WashU. We plan to offer a revised selection of programing via an online format throughout the rest of the Spring 2020 semester. Once we have a schedule determined, updates […]

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Helping Students Make the Most of Feedback on Writing

January 6, 2020 | Emily Wasserman

Thank you for your interest in this workshop. All previously scheduled in-person workshops are currently postponed as we respond to the transition to online teaching at WashU. We plan to offer a revised selection of programing via an online format throughout the rest of the Spring 2020 semester. Once we have a schedule determined, updates […]

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Teaching with Art Objects Across the Disciplines

January 6, 2020 | Emily Wasserman

Thank you for your interest in this workshop. All previously scheduled in-person workshops are currently postponed as we respond to the transition to online teaching at WashU. We plan to offer a revised selection of programing via an online format throughout the rest of the Spring 2020 semester. Once we have a schedule determined, updates […]

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Responding Effectively and Efficiently to Student Writing

January 6, 2020 | Emily Wasserman

This workshop is at capacity for registration, as such workshop registration is now closed. Please feel free to contact Dr. Meg Gregory (meggregory@wustl.edu) with questions. Instructors dedicate many hours each semester to commenting on and evaluating student writing, but what kinds of feedback (and how much feedback) is really needed to point students towards success? […]

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Activating Students’ Prior Knowledge

January 6, 2020 | Emily Wasserman

Registration for this workshop has reached capacity, so registration is now closed. For questions, please email Meg Gregory at meggregory@wustl.edu All students come to our courses with prior knowledge learned from previous classes and daily life experience. This knowledge (some of which may be accurate and some of which may be inaccurate or insufficient) shapes […]

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Creating an Inclusive STEM Learning Environment

September 25, 2019 | Emily Wasserman

In this faculty workshop, participants will learn about key research findings that shed light on the experiences of diverse undergraduates in STEM fields. This workshop will offer an opportunity to learn about research on “stereotype threat,” a phenomenon that can affect student performance in the classroom, as well as to discuss teaching strategies that can […]

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Helping Students Overcome Impostor Syndrome

September 12, 2019 | Emily Wasserman

Impostor syndrome is defined as one feeling like a fraud or not belonging in a particular environment. Impostor syndrome can also bring about feelings of self-doubt, social isolation and hinder students from fully participating in their college experience- academically and socially.  This workshop will explore how you can recognize impostor syndrome and strategies in which […]

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Syllabus Tune-Up

August 14, 2019 | Emily Wasserman

At The Teaching Center, we want to help you get your syllabus ready for the new semester. Whether refining learning goals, updating language, revising topics, or incorporating new assignments, our educational development experts are here to help you embrace the semester. Drop in for a tune up or visit The Teaching Center website for more tips […]

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Engaging Students as Partners in Learning

July 3, 2019 | Emily Wasserman

Students as partners in learning is a process where students and faculty actively learn and work together.  Effective partnerships are positively linked with learning gain and achievement, and offer the potential for genuinely transformative learning experiences for all involved. This session will introduce the idea of students as partners and participants will learn specific ways to […]

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Fostering Student Self-Efficacy in the Classroom

June 3, 2019 | Emily Wasserman

Self-efficacy is defined as belief in one’s ability to achieve a goal or a particular task and can significantly impact a diverse learner’s sense of belonging in the classroom and academic outcomes in a course. In this workshop, we will discuss the factors and strategies that can positively affect student self-efficacy. Facilitator: Dr. Denise Leonard, […]

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