Course Planning with Social Belonging in Mind

  • Faculty Workshop
Danforth Campus
Event For:
  • Faculty

Social belonging, “one’s personal belief that one is an accepted member of an academic community— whose presence and contributions are valued” is being recognized in research as a key component of student success and wellbeing in college classrooms (Good, Rattan, Dweck, 2012, p. 701). Yet, many factors can impede students’ […]

Leveraging Active Learning Classrooms for Student Collaboration and Engagement

  • Faculty Workshop
Danforth Campus
Event For:
  • Faculty

This workshop focuses on fostering student collaboration and engagement in active learning classrooms (ALCs). ALCs are designed for students to move around, work collaboratively, and engage together in the learning process.  The CTL supports several of these spaces at WashU. The classrooms feature moveable furniture, shared whiteboards, monitors, and more. Participants will […]

Maximizing Student Engagement in Large Classrooms

  • Faculty Workshop
Danforth Campus
Event For:
  • Faculty

Thinking about refreshing your large-enrollment course? Or maybe you're teaching a large course for the first time? In this workshop, we'll explore concrete ways to maximize student engagement while teaching in classrooms that seat 50 or more students. Participants will learn how to structure course sessions, try out student engagement […]