Tag: Teaching at WashU

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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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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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Innovative Teaching During COVID-19 Series: Mary Ann Dzuback

August 18, 2020 | Emily Wasserman

Teaching at WashU

The Center for Teaching and Learning is highlighting innovative work done by faculty at Washington University in St. Louis during the Spring 2020 semester at the height of the coronavirus pandemic as part of a new web series. Our latest Q&A features Mary Ann Dzuback, PhD, Chair, Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies, and Associate Professor of Women, […]

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VoiceThread and Extempore Available for Language Faculty at WashU

August 18, 2020 | Emily Wasserman

Announcements

VoiceThread and Extempore are both now available as tools for use by language faculty at WashU. VoiceThread is a media player with an interactive discussion space that allows students to create comments, upload files and media, and interact with one another, and Extempore allows instructors to obtain and assess authentic speech without having to schedule face […]

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Innovative Teaching During COVID-19 Series: Kate Bloomquist

August 5, 2020 | Emily Wasserman

Teaching at WashU

The Center for Teaching and Learning is highlighting innovative work done by faculty at Washington University in St. Louis during the Spring 2020 semester at the height of the coronavirus pandemic as part of a new web series. Our latest Q&A features Kate Bloomquist, PhD, Lecturer in College Writing at Washington University in St. Louis. How […]

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Innovative Teaching During COVID-19 Series: David Lawton

July 22, 2020 | Emily Wasserman

Teaching at WashU

The Center for Teaching and Learning is highlighting innovative work done by faculty at Washington University in St. Louis during the Spring 2020 semester at the height of the coronavirus pandemic as part of a new web series. Our latest Q&A features David Lawton, Professor of English in the College of Arts & Sciences.  What […]

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Innovative Teaching During COVID-19 Series: Heidi Kolk

July 8, 2020 | Emily Wasserman

Teaching at WashU

The Center for Teaching and Learning is highlighting innovative work done by faculty at Washington University in St. Louis during the Spring 2020 semester at the height of the coronavirus pandemic as part of a new web series. Our latest Q&A features Heidi Kolk, Assistant Professor in the Sam Fox School of Design + Visual Arts […]

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WashU History Professor Describes Transition to Online Teaching

April 4, 2020 | Emily Wasserman

Teaching at WashU

Peter Kastor, chairman of the History Department at Washington University in St. Louis, recently wrote an op-ed for The Washington Post describing how his department transitioned to online teaching. Twenty six faculty members had to make the switch, Kastor said, and the process was not easy. “I began teaching through online education last week … even […]

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Language Teaching Fair Spring Coffee Hour: Extending Class Time with Canvas

March 4, 2020 | Emily Wasserman

Teaching at WashU

Language instructors at WashU gathered on Wednesday for an informal roundtable discussion on teaching and using Canvas in the classroom. Iva Youkilis, Senior Lecturer and Placement Coordinator in Italian; Erik Nesse, PhD, Lecturer in French; and Taewoong Kim, PhD, Lecturer in Korean, led the discussion. The event started with instructors taking a poll about what they wish […]

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Graduate Student Spotlight with Meagan Pilar from Public Health

March 2, 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. “My first goal in teaching is trying to make the material relevant. Sometimes students take classes because they fit into their schedule or fulfill a […]

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