Tag: Professional Development

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Six Tips for More Successful Teaching

July 8, 2019 | Emily Wasserman

Improving Teaching and Learning

There are six themes that can help instructors in higher education improve their teaching, writes Mary Clement, EdD, in a recent Faculty Focus article. The themes include: “Study the knowledge base of teaching and learning,” or exploring books, articles in pedagogical periodicals, newsletters, conferences, online resources, and your school’s center for teaching and learning to learn […]

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Tackling Job Interviews at Teaching-Centered Colleges

June 13, 2019 | Emily Wasserman

Many candidates for faculty positions at teaching-centered colleges encounter during interviews the question, “What is your five-year plan?” A recent advice column in The Chronicle of Higher Education gives tips for answering this question. First, it’s important to do your homework and determine where the school is on the spectrum of research and teaching, writes Karen Kelsky, […]

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Registration for Spring 2019 EPIC Cohort Open

November 27, 2018 | Julia Johnson

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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 in learning more about and participating in pedagogical […]

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New resource for STEM students: Científico Latino

November 8, 2017 | Julia Johnson


Científico Latino is a new website developed by graduate students at Yale that aims to improve diversity in STEM by providing resources to undergraduates and graduate students in STEM fields.  The website regularly updates lists of fellowships and scholarships, sample essays for graduate school applications and fellowships, and blog posts related to being a successful […]

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