Faculty Reading Community (FRC) Spring 2021

  • Faculty Reading Community
Via Zoom
Event For:

Join faculty colleagues and CTL staff for sustained cross-disciplinary conversation on critical topics in teaching and learning. The Faculty Reading Community (FRC) discussion this spring will involve chapters from James Lang’s recent book, Distraction: Why Students Can't Focus and What You Can Do About It, where he argues that we […]

Teaching in an American Classroom

  • Foundations in Teaching
Via Zoom
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Graduate students from foreign countries come to US universities and colleges skilled and knowledgeable in their respective disciplinary expertise. However, the lack of familiarity with American classroom expectations, customs, and norms can create difficulties and challenges in teaching. This workshop is intended to help narrow the cultural and communication gaps that graduate students experience […]

Science of Learning: Using Retrieval Practice to Increase Student Learning

  • Virtual Conversation
Via Zoom
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Asking students to recall information is a proven way to increase learning. We'll talk about retrieval practice basic and discuss creative ways to incorporate retrieval practice into your teaching. Registration is open to anyone currently teaching or who is currently an assistant in instruction in a for-credit course at WashU. […]

Developing Effective Summative Assessments

  • Humanities, Arts & Social Sciences
Via Zoom
Event For:

Registration for this workshop has now closed. If you would still like to attend, please contact Dr. Meg Gregory (meggregory@wustl.edu). Summative assessments are designed to evaluate how much students have learned in a unit or a course. These assessments are often high-stakes, graded, and formal. The vast majority of college […]

GSPD Reading Community Spring 2021

  • Graduate Student/Postdoc Reading Community
Via Zoom
Event For:

Join fellow graduate students, postdocs, and CTL staff for sustained cross-disciplinary conversation on critical topics in teaching and learning. The GSPD Reading Community discussion this spring will involve chapters from James Lang’s recent book, Distraction: Why Students Can't Focus and What You Can Do About It, where he argues that […]

Faculty Reading Community (FRC) Spring 2021

  • Faculty Reading Community
Via Zoom
Event For:

Join faculty colleagues and CTL staff for sustained cross-disciplinary conversation on critical topics in teaching and learning. The Faculty Reading Community (FRC) discussion this spring will involve chapters from James Lang’s recent book, Distraction: Why Students Can't Focus and What You Can Do About It, where he argues that we […]

Creating a Teaching Portfolio

  • Job Market Workshop
Via Zoom
Event For:

Registration for this workshop has reached capacity and is now full. Should you be on the job market this fall and need this workshop as part of your preparations, please contact Dr. Meg Gregory at meggregory@wustl.edu For teaching-focused positions, it’s common on the academic job market to be asked for […]

Inclusive Teaching in STEM: Creating a Sense of Belonging in Your Classroom

  • STEM Pedagogies Workshop
Via Zoom
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“Do I belong here?” Oftentimes, this is the first question students ask themselves when they are in new and unfamiliar academic environments. Students’ answers to this question are critical because welcoming learning experiences  in the classroom can encourage students to persist in their STEM majors and bolster their science identities. In […]

Asking Questions to Improve Learning

  • Foundations in Teaching
Via Zoom
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Asking questions during class can promote student engagement, foster reflection, and serve as real-time feedback to both students and instructors about where students are at in their learning. However, not all questions are created equally, and not all questioning strategies are effective. This workshop will explore varied question types that instructors […]

Inclusive Undergraduate Research Mentorship

  • STEM Pedagogies Workshop
Via Zoom
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An undergraduate research experience is high impact educational practice that can provide many benefits for students: career support, a sense of belonging, and access to resources to graduate programs. For underrepresented and first-generation students, these opportunities greatly enhance student success and positively shape one’s science identity.  This workshop is designed to give mentors a […]

Asking Questions to Improve Learning

  • Foundations in Teaching
Via Zoom
Event For:

Asking questions during class can promote student engagement, foster reflection, and serve as real-time feedback to both students and instructors about where students are at in their learning. However, not all questions are created equally, and not all questioning strategies are effective. This workshop will explore varied question types that instructors […]

Asking Questions to Improve Learning

  • Foundations in Teaching
Via Zoom
Event For:

Asking questions during class can promote student engagement, foster reflection, and serve as real-time feedback to both students and instructors about where students are at in their learning. However, not all questions are created equally, and not all questioning strategies are effective. This workshop will explore varied question types that instructors […]

ITLC Lilly Conference on Teaching and Learning

Online
Event For:

The Center for Teaching and Learning has purchased a limited number of access passes for the upcoming ITLC Lilly Conference on Teaching and Learning.  For 40 years, Lilly Conferences have provided opportunities for the presentation of the scholarship of teaching and learning. Conference participants are made up of faculty and administrators […]

Writing a Teaching Philosophy Statement

  • Job Market Workshop
Via Zoom
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If you are applying for an academic position, it is likely that you will be asked to submit a teaching philosophy statement during the application process. Participants in this Job Market series workshop will learn about why academic search committees request teaching materials such as the teaching philosophy statement and […]

Facilitating Engaging Discussions

  • Humanities, Arts & Social Sciences
Via Zoom
Event For:

Registration for this workshop has now closed. If you would like to participate, please contact Dr. Meg Gregory at meggregory@wustl.edu. While as instructors we hope to engage student learners, facilitating a real discussion in the classroom is one of the most challenging aspects of teaching with active learning. In this […]

Jump-Start to Writing a Teaching Philosophy Statement Peer Writing Program

  • Job Market Workshop
Via Zoom
Event For:

Registration for this series has now closed. Please feel free to contact Dr. Meg Gregory (meggregory@wustl.edu) with questions. If you are applying for an academic position, it is increasingly likely that you will be asked to submit a teaching philosophy statement during the application process. Yet, setting aside the time […]

Jump-Start to Writing a Teaching Philosophy Statement Peer Writing Program

  • Job Market Workshop
Via Zoom
Event For:

Registration for this series has now closed. Please feel free to contact Dr. Meg Gregory (meggregory@wustl.edu) with questions. If you are applying for an academic position, it is increasingly likely that you will be asked to submit a teaching philosophy statement during the application process. Yet, setting aside the time […]

Jump-Start to Writing a Teaching Philosophy Statement Peer Writing Program

  • Job Market Workshop
Via Zoom
Event For:

Registration for this series has now closed. Please feel free to contact Dr. Meg Gregory (meggregory@wustl.edu) with questions. If you are applying for an academic position, it is increasingly likely that you will be asked to submit a teaching philosophy statement during the application process. Yet, setting aside the time […]

Jump-Start to Writing a Teaching Philosophy Statement Peer Writing Program

  • Job Market Workshop
Via Zoom
Event For:

Registration for this series has now closed. Please feel free to contact Dr. Meg Gregory (meggregory@wustl.edu) with questions. If you are applying for an academic position, it is increasingly likely that you will be asked to submit a teaching philosophy statement during the application process. Yet, setting aside the time […]