Introduction to Zoom Whiteboards in the Classroom

  • Tech Training
Seigle Hall Room 301
Event For:
  • Faculty, Grad Students, Postdocs

Sketch, brainstorm, and collaborate with your students using a new Whiteboard option that you can use in the classroom or online. Learn how to create and share a Whiteboard with your students for collaborative problem solving, group discussions, building classroom consensus, and more. If you have any questions about this […]

Introduction to Piazza

  • Tech Training
Seigle Hall Room 301
Event For:
  • Faculty, Grad Students, Postdocs

Save time answering the same question in emails and allow students to help each other by using Piazza as a class Q&A discussion forum. This session with Dr. Sally Wu and Piazza's Ryan Bradford will demo how you can set up a space for students to easily pose and answer […]

Poll Everywhere Basics

  • Tech Training
Seigle Hall Room 301
Event For:
  • Faculty, Grad Students, Postdocs

This session will walk through how to use the polling software Poll Everywhere to increase student engagement and to gauge student learning. We’ll look at the different types of questions that you can ask and show you how to get started with Poll Everywhere for both in-person and online synchronous […]

What’s My Name? Learning Student Names to Boost Inclusion and Belonging

  • Virtual Conversation
Seigle Hall Room 301
Event For:
  • Faculty, Grad Students, Postdocs

Memorizing (and correctly pronouncing) student names is one of the most effective ways to create an inclusive and effective classroom environment. Participants will learn techniques to help with this, plus be introduced to Name Coach--the new university-supported tool that allows people to record and share their name the way they […]

Quick Surveys to Help You Get to Know Your Students

  • Virtual Conversation
Seigle Hall Room 301
Event For:
  • Faculty, Grad Students, Postdocs

One small way to show your students compassion and help reduce their stress is by giving them opportunities to provide feedback about themselves and their experiences in your course. In this session, we will talk about short surveys you can give your students at the beginning of a course to […]

Designing Compassionate Course Policies

  • Virtual Conversation
Seigle Hall Room 301
Event For:
  • Faculty, Grad Students, Postdocs

In this virtual conversation, we will consider how to craft inclusive, compassionate, and responsive course policies that will set you and your students up for success this semester. We will discuss questions that you can use to find a balance between offering students grace and flexibility with also providing them […]

Leveraging Active Learning Classrooms for Student Collaboration and Engagement

  • Faculty Workshop
Seigle Hall (Room 301)
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. […]

Adopting Inclusive Syllabus Language

  • Virtual Conversation
Seigle Hall Room 301
Event For:
  • Faculty, Grad Students, Postdocs

In addition to providing important university policies and acting as a reference guide for course logistics and requirements, the syllabus is likely one of the first places where students will begin to become acquainted with you and your course. As such, it can begin to set a positive, inclusive tone […]

Making the First Day of Class Count

  • Virtual Conversation
Seigle Hall Room 301
Event For:
  • Faculty, Grad Students, Postdocs

The first day of class provides a unique opportunity to connect students to the course and to each other. Explore how first-day activities can create a welcoming, inclusive classroom environment that will boost student's sense of belonging and enhance their learning experience throughout the semester. Register Here If you have […]

Introduction to Padlet

  • Tech Training
Seigle Hall Room 301
Event For:
  • Faculty, Grad Students, Postdocs

Get insights and ideas from all of your students at once with Padlet, a virtual pinboard, that allows users to easily share text, images, files, and more. We will discuss various ways to use Padlet in and out of your classroom. If you have questions about this event, please contact […]

Maximizing Student Engagement in Large Classrooms

  • Faculty Workshop
Seigle Hall (Room 301)
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 […]

Recording and Sharing Lecture Videos with Kaltura

  • Tech Training
Seigle Hall Room 301
Event For:
  • Faculty, Grad Students, Postdocs

In this session, you’ll learn the basics of recording, uploading, and managing lecture videos on Kaltura. Kaltura is seamlessly integrated into Canvas with many features such as video editing, closed captioning, and unlimited storage. For more information, see our resource on using Kaltura.   Register Here If you have questions concerning […]

Putting Your Student Evals to Work in the New Semester

  • Virtual Conversation
Seigle Hall Room 301
Event For:
  • Faculty, Grad Students, Postdocs

You've received your student course evaluations from last semester, but now what? In this session, we’ll discuss how to interpret your evals - good or bad - and how to use the results to inform your teaching in the Fall semester. Register Here If you have questions concerning this Virtual […]

Making the First Day of Class Count

  • Virtual Conversation
Seigle Hall Room 301
Event For:
  • Faculty, Grad Students, Postdocs

The first day of class provides a unique opportunity to connect students to the course and to each other. Explore how first-day activities can create a welcoming, inclusive classroom environment that will boost student's sense of belonging and enhance their learning experience throughout the semester. Register Here If you have […]

Introduction to Gradescope

  • Tech Training
Seigle Hall Room 301
Event For:
  • Faculty, Grad Students, Postdocs

Gradescope makes it easy to grade paper-based and digital assignments across multiple instructors and semesters. Learn how to use Gradescope to save time grading assignments during this one-hour training. This workshop will be co-facilitated by Dr. Sally Wu and Gradescope's Ryan Miller. Please contact Dr. Sally Wu with questions. Register Here

Adopting Inclusive Syllabus Language

  • Virtual Conversation
Seigle Hall Room 301
Event For:
  • Faculty, Grad Students, Postdocs

In addition to providing important university policies and acting as a reference guide for course logistics and requirements, the syllabus is likely one of the first places where students will begin to become acquainted with you and your course. As such, it can begin to set a positive, inclusive tone […]

New Faculty Orientation 2022: Afternoon Session

  • Orientation
Seigle Hall (Room 301)
Event For:
  • Faculty, Grad Students, Postdocs

The afternoon session of New Faculty Orientation will begin with a plenary session: Know Every Student By Name and Story, which will provide an introduction to the teaching and learning culture at Washington University. Afterwards, there will be two breakout sessions where participants may choose from a list of four […]

4th Annual Language Teaching Fair

  • Coalition for Language Teaching & Learning Event
Seigle Hall Room 301
Event For:
  • Faculty, Grad Students, Postdocs

The Center for Teaching & Learning and Coalition for Language Teaching and Learning LTF Planning Committee invite language instructors from across departments to engage in an afternoon of sharing and collaborative discussion about topics in language pedagogy at the 2022 Language Teaching Fair. The 4th annual Language Teaching Fair will […]

Understanding FERPA

  • Virtual Conversation
Seigle Hall Room 301
Event For:
  • Faculty, Grad Students, Postdocs

The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) governs the privacy of student educational records. But what does this law mean for us as instructors? In this session, the Office of the University Registrar will present FERPA best practices for faculty and answer your FERPA-related questions. Register Here If you […]

Designing Compassionate Course Policies

  • Virtual Conversation
Seigle Hall Room 301
Event For:
  • Faculty, Grad Students, Postdocs

In this virtual conversation, we will consider how to craft inclusive, compassionate, and responsive course policies that will set you and your students up for success this semester. We will discuss questions that you can use to find a balance between offering students grace and flexibility with also providing them […]