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Blackboard Help Desk and Adding Undergraduate TAs to Courses

January 15, 2016 | Bryn Lutes


Welcome to the start of a new semester! This announcement is a reminder of two changes related to Blackboard that occurred last semester. 1) Walk-in help is now available for faculty and staff using Blackboard. Stop by the help desk on level A of Olin Library, inside the Arc to get in-person assistance with your Blackboard course […]

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Classroom Help for Faculty

January 7, 2016 | Teaching Center Staff


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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Faculty Honored for Undergraduate Teaching with 2015 Emerson Award

December 7, 2015 | Teaching Center Staff


For 26 years, Emerson’s “Excellence in Teaching” Awards have honored exceptional educators from across the St. Louis region. Each year, Emerson recognizes over 100 individuals with this honor. Six faculty, nominated by their schools and by The Teaching Center, received this award in recognition of their leadership in undergraduate teaching. The 2015 honorees were recognized at a reception on Sunday, […]

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Blackboard Outage During Winter Break

December 7, 2015 | Bryn Lutes


Blackboard will be unavailable from 5:00 pm Wednesday, December 23, 2015 until 8:00 am Monday, January 4, 2016. During this outage, the University will move Blackboard to “managed hosting.” If the process is completed earlier, an email will be sent to all faculty to inform them that Blackboard is available. Please see below for other […]

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Rick Moog Gives a Moving Presentation on POGIL

November 24, 2015 | Gillian Parrish

Integrating Active Learning

“The first thing we are going to do is move,” said Rick Moog, professor of chemistry at Franklin and Marshall College and director of The POGIL (Process-Oriented, Guided-Inquiry Learning) Project, at the start of his November 17 talk on POGIL. Moog, an internationally known leader in collaborative, student-centered learning, is spending his sabbatical year at The […]

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Blackboard Walk-In Help Now Available

November 18, 2015 | Bryn Lutes


In response to the high level of interest for in-person assistance with Blackboard, we have created a walk-in help desk for faculty and staff using Blackboard. Come and visit us on level A of Olin Library, inside the Arc (Olin Library Technology Center). The help desk is staffed by graduate students who have completed Blackboard […]

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TPS Reading Week: Dec. 8th-11th

November 17, 2015 | Teaching Center Staff

Announcements / Resources for Teaching

Registration is now open for feedback sessions during Teaching Philosophy Statement (TPS) Reading Week. As we head towards the winter break, now is a great time to get feedback on your TPS! Graduate students and postdocs are invited to sign up for a time to get feedback and discuss plans to write, revise, or refine […]

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New CIRCLE Fellows Focus on Intro STEM Courses

November 12, 2015 | Teaching Center Staff


The Teaching Center and CIRCLE are pleased to announce the 2015-2017 CIRCLE Fellows. Daniel Giammar, Walter E. Browne Professor of Environmental Engineering, Energy, Environmental, and Chemical Engineering Jay Turner, Associate Professor & Director of Undergraduate Programs, Energy, Environmental, and Chemical Engineering Mairin Hynes, Lecturer, Physics A collaboration between The Teaching Center, and the Center for […]

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