Center for Teaching and Learning Staff and Students Attend POD Conference 2020

November 23, 2020 | Emily Wasserman

The Center for Teaching and Learning staff and students attended the POD Network’s 45th Annual Conference this year virtually from November 10 to 13. The conference was originally set to take place in Seattle, WA, but due to restrictions associated with the COVID-19 pandemic, it became a virtual event. “This was my first virtual conference, and […]

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New Staff Profile: Doug Hughey, Classroom Services

November 17, 2020 | Emily Wasserman

Staff Profiles

The Center for Teaching and Learning is featuring profiles on new staff members so the WashU community can learn more about our team. This week, we’re featuring Doug Hughey, computer specialist in Classroom Services. You can read more about Doug here.  What are your responsibilities at The Center for Teaching and Learning? I am a computer […]

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New Staff Profile: Carmel Braga, Classroom Services

November 11, 2020 | Emily Wasserman

Staff Profiles

The Center for Teaching and Learning is featuring profiles on new staff members so the WashU community can learn more about our team. This week, we’re featuring Carmel Braga, computer specialist in Classroom Services. You can read more about Carmel here.  What are your responsibilities at The Center for Teaching and Learning? I provide administrative […]

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WashU National First Generation College Graduation Celebration

November 10, 2020 | Emily Wasserman

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Washington University in St. Louis is hosting its own National First Generation College Graduation Celebration this week. Events are open to students, faculty and staff. You can learn more about the events and RSVP here. In 2017, the Council for Opportunity in Education (COE) and the Center for First-generation Student Success launched the inaugural First-Generation College Celebration. The […]

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Faculty Spotlight with Constance Vale, Assistant Professor of Architecture at Sam Fox School

October 20, 2020 | Emily Wasserman

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“I want to create a space for students to hone their perception; to listen, think, reflect, and take a position; to evaluate their view of the world and see that world anew. I try to cultivate students’ curiosity about architecture and broader social, political, and ecological issues and encourage them to use architecture to transform […]

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Center for Teaching and Learning Unveils 2020 Emerson Award Honorees

October 19, 2020 | Emily Wasserman

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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 […]

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2020 POD Network GPPD Career Development Grants

September 30, 2020 | Emily Wasserman

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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 […]

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EPIC Learning Community Registration Open

September 9, 2020 | Emily Wasserman

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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 […]

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Guide for Teaching and Learning Remotely

September 2, 2020 | Emily Wasserman

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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 […]

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