Event Types: Virtual Conversation

Virtual Conversation: Navigating the Faculty Support Landscape for Summer 2020 and Beyond

June 18, 2020 | Emily Wasserman

In this Zoom session participants will hear about options for faculty support as they begin to plan for fall 2020 classes. This conversation will clarify the range of programs and services available at WashU and beyond and help instructors make decisions about their own summer learning path.

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Virtual Conversation: Navigating the Faculty Support Landscape for Summer 2020 and Beyond

June 18, 2020 | Emily Wasserman

In this Zoom session participants will hear about options for faculty support as they begin to plan for fall 2020 classes. This conversation will clarify the range of programs and services available at WashU and beyond and help instructors make decisions about their own summer learning path.

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Sustaining Classroom Community Online

April 10, 2020 | Meg Gregory

Please email Dr. Megan Gregory (meggregory@wustl.edu) if you’d like to still join the session for Thursday morning. In this Zoom discussion, participants will consider ways to sustain a sense of classroom community in both synchronous or asynchronous classrooms. We will brainstorm and share brief, low-stakes activities and ideas for encouraging interaction and helping your students […]

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Best Practices for Managing Video Files

April 3, 2020 | Emily Wasserman

Registration for this session has closed. Please contact Tom Furby (tfurby@wustl.edu) to be added to the conversation or if you’d like to follow up individually about this topic. As instructors record multiple videos, the issue of¬†effectively¬†managing large files becomes critical. In this Zoom discussion, we will talk about optimal strategies and practices for organizing, storing […]

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Writing Open-Note Exams

April 3, 2020 | Emily Wasserman

In this Zoom discussion, we will talk about strategies for writing effective open-note exams. We will consider kinds of questions that are best suited to this style of assessment and how to communicate about this change with your students. Please choose a date and time below to register for this Zoom discussion: Thursday, April 9, […]

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Practicing Self-Care: Taking Care of Yourself in Traumatic Times

April 3, 2020 | Emily Wasserman

Most of our recent programming has been about caring for students, but In this Zoom discussion we will talk about strategies for self-care. Tim Bono (Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences and author of “Happiness 101”), will join CTL staff for a conversation about practical ideas for looking after your own well-being. Choose the date […]

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Lessons Learned from the Past Week of Remote Teaching

March 27, 2020 | Emily Wasserman

In this Zoom session, participants will share successes and challenges from the past week of remote teaching and discuss plans and strategies for the weeks ahead. Please choose a date and time below to register for this Zoom discussion: Friday, April 24, 10-10:30am Past Sessions: Friday, April 17, 10-10:30am Friday, April 10, 10:00-10:30am Friday, April […]

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Supporting Students in Traumatic Times

March 27, 2020 | Emily Wasserman

In this Zoom discussion, we will discuss strategies for supporting students as they struggle with managing their course work in these uncertain and frightening times. Participants will receive a compilation of articles from the Chronicle of Higher Education prior to the session to help guide the discussion. Choose a date and time below to register […]

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Making Canvas Discussions Meaningful

March 27, 2020 | Emily Wasserman

In this virtual conversation, we will discuss strategies for developing discussion thread prompts and assignment guidelines for Canvas discussions that can help to spark meaningful, asynchronous discussion. Please choose a date and time below to register for this Zoom discussion: Current Session: Tuesday, April 7, 2-2:30 pm   Past Sessions: Wednesday, April 1, 1-1:30pm

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Sustaining Engagement in Virtual Class Sessions

March 27, 2020 | Emily Wasserman

In this virtual Zoom conversation, we will examine strategies to help keep students engaged during synchronous, online class sessions. Please choose a session to register for below: Tuesday, March 31, 11-11:30am Tuesday, March 31, 3-3:30pm

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