Tag: Preparation for Teaching

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Preparing for the First Day of Class (and Beyond)

January 8, 2019 | Emily Wasserman

Course Design / Improving Teaching and Learning /

Whether you’re a first-time teacher or seasoned professional, the first day of class brings its own set of challenges. A recent article in The Chronicle of Higher Education provides tips on preparing for the first day of class and how to use the first class session as a benchmark for success throughout the semester. The […]

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Graduate Students as Undergraduate Teachers

October 4, 2018 | Emily Wasserman

Improving Teaching and Learning /

An increasing number of graduate students are teaching undergraduate courses, according to a recent Faculty Focus article. In the article, authors Shazia Ahmed, Ph.D., and Lisa Rosen, Ph.D., cite a 2017 U.S. News and World Report statistic showing that at some universities such as Purdue and the University of South Florida, up to 26 percent of undergraduate […]

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Teaching@WashU: Guide for New Faculty

July 16, 2018 | Beth Fisher

Resources for Teaching

If you are new to teaching at Washington University, there is a lot to learn about–including academic calendars, e-grades, and resources for you and your students. Teaching@WashU is a guide that we have created to help answer some of your questions. Please also feel free to contact us. We would be happy to help you […]

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Solve a Teaching Problem — A Resource for Instructors

July 13, 2018 | Julia Johnson

Resources for Teaching

The Eberly Center for Teaching Excellence and Educational Innovation at Carnegie Mellon University has created an online resource to help instructors identify problems, identify reasons for the problem, and explore potential strategies to address the problem. The Solve a Teaching Problem site provides descriptions of problems and strategies that are grounded in pedagogical research and can […]

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Course Design Institute for Grad Students and Postdocs

April 9, 2018 | Lindsay Meador

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Washington University graduate students and postdocs are invited to participate in The Teaching Center’s Course Design Institute.  The Course Design Institute is designed to help graduate students and postdocs explore learner-centered course design principles in a multidisciplinary group setting with opportunities for feedback as part of a peer-review team. Participants will: Design or redesign a […]

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Teaching @ WashU: Guide for New Faculty

August 22, 2017 | Beth Fisher

Resources for Teaching

If you are new to teaching at Washington University, there is a lot to learn about–including academic calendars, e-grades, and resources for you and your students. Teaching @ WashU is a guide that we have created to help answer some of your questions. Please also feel free to contact us. We would be happy to […]

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