Challenging the Normalization of Hate: Strategies for Truth, Racial Healing & Transformation: Webinar

February 13, 2020 | Emily Wasserman

Announcements

The Center for Teaching and Learning and the Gephardt Institute are partnering to air a webinar, “Challenging the Normalization of Hate: Strategies for Truth, Racial Healing & Transformation,” from the Association of American Colleges and Universities (AAC&U). The webinar will air on Tuesday, February 18 from 3-4 PM at Stix House, 6470 Forsyth Boulevard. “How can Truth, […]

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The Teaching Center and The Learning Center Join to Form The Center for Teaching and Learning

February 12, 2020 | Emily Wasserman

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The Teaching Center and The Learning Center at Washington University in St. Louis have joined together as one academic unit known as The Center for Teaching and Learning. The aim is to create a synergistic approach to improving both teaching and learning at Washington University. The latest cutting-edge research into the best-practices of both instructional […]

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Sam Fox School Launches Interdisciplinary Workshop Series

February 11, 2020 | Emily Wasserman

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Every Friday at the Sam Fox School of Design and Visual Arts at Washington University in St. Louis, students, faculty, and staff explore new concepts outside the studio through a new workshop series. The series, “Fox Fridays,” is a way for students to collaborate across disciplines and experiment with new tools, processes, and technology that […]

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New Course Management Tool Launches at WashU

February 7, 2020 | Emily Wasserman

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Washington University in St. Louis recently began a university-wide subscription to LabArchives. LabArchives is an Electronic Laboratory Notebook (ELN) and Data Research Management tool. There are two versions of LabArchives available: an Education Edition (also known as the Classroom Edition) for use in the classroom by instructors and a Researcher Edition (also known as the […]

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Navigating Through Careers in Teaching: Classroom, Administration, Research & Beyond: Event

February 6, 2020 | Emily Wasserman

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Are you passionate about teaching, teaching administration, or teaching research? Want to hear from experts on how to showcase your skills to land your dream teaching job and to have longevity in your career? Join the Teaching Center Graduate Student Advisory Council (TC GSAC) on Tuesday, February 25 at 5-6pm in DUC 300 for an open panel […]

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Environmental Studies Professor Highlights Real-World Experience in Learning

February 5, 2020 | Emily Wasserman

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“As instructors, we have responsibility to help students learn content, but if we can do that at the same time as providing resources to our community, it’s all the better,” said Beth Martin, Senior Lecturer in Environmental Studies at Washington University in St. Louis and Interim Director of the Washington University Climate Change Program. Professor […]

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WashU Faculty Open House at Kemper Art Museum

February 4, 2020 | Emily Wasserman

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Discover the Museum’s spring 2020 exhibitions, related programs, the permanent collection at this open house specially designed for University faculty on February 10, 2020, from noon-1 PM. Associate Curator Meredith Malone will lead a tour of special exhibition Multiplied: Edition MAT and the Transformable Work of Art, 1959–1965 and members of the education department will […]

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Graduate Student Spotlight with Tyler Gahrs from Germanic Language and Literatures

January 28, 2020 | Emily Wasserman

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The Graduate Student Postdoc Spotlight features interviews with graduate students and postdocs doing innovative teaching work at WashU. Look out for future installments of this monthly column on our website. “I always try to make sure that I engage the students where they are and help find a way for their interests to come to […]

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Using a Different Approach to Foster Student Recall

January 27, 2020 | Emily Wasserman

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The cramming-and-forgetting cycle is all too common in student learning. One professor recently decided to implement a new approach to encourage long-term retention of material. Kirk Fischer, an associate professor of accounting at the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor, in Texas, decided to change his “Survey of Accounting” course by replacing its three midterm exams with weekly […]

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Five Ways to Make Your Classroom More Accessible This Semester

January 6, 2020 | Emily Wasserman

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This post by guest author, Lacy Murphy, PhD student in Art History and Archeology, is the outgrowth of a Summer 2019 internship as Accessibility Liaison where she collaborated with Betha Whitlow, Visual Resource Center, Libby Lessentine and Heather Stout, both formerly of Disability Resources, and Dr. Meg Gregory, The Center for Teaching and Learning, to […]

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