Writing a Diversity and Inclusion Statement for the Job Market

  • Job Market Workshop
Danforth Campus
Event For:
  • Grad Students, Postdocs

Increasingly, candidates for academic positions are asked to address their commitment to diversity, inclusion, and equity (DEI) in the classroom in their job market materials. In this workshop, we will explore how to communicate this commitment effectively. Participants will examine the purpose of a DEI statement, identify generic expectations and […]

Embracing our Diversity through Language: Foreign Language Association of Missouri (FLAM) Conference

  • Co-Sponsored Event
Danforth Campus
Event For:
  • Faculty, Grad Students, Postdocs

We invite you to join us at Embracing our Diversity through Language at Washington University in Saint Louis on October 7 and 8, 2022, presented by FLAM and Center for Teaching and Technology at Washington University in St. Louis. ​Our Keynote Speaker is Akash Patel, ACTFL President-Elect, and Founder of […]

Writing a Teaching Statement for Promotion at WashU

  • Faculty Workshop
Danforth Campus
Event For:
  • Faculty

In this workshop open to faculty at WashU, we will discuss the teaching philosophy statement component needed as part of documents prepared for promotion at the university. We will examine conventions associated with such statements, describe concrete aspects of your teaching to address in your statement, and offer a space […]

Graduate Student Postdoc Reading Community Fall 2022

  • Graduate Student/Postdoc Reading Community
TBD
Event For:
  • Grad Students, Postdocs

Join fellow advanced graduate students, postdocs, and CTL staff for sustained cross-disciplinary conversation on critical topics in teaching and learning. The GSPD Reading Community discussions in Fall 2022 will involve chapters from Peter Felten and Leo M. Lambert’s recent book, Relationship-Rich Education: How Human Connections Drive Success in College. In […]

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

  • STEM Pedagogies Workshop
via Zoom
Event For:
  • Grad Students, Postdocs

“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. […]

Fall 2022 Faculty Reading Community

  • Faculty Reading Community
TBD
Event For:
  • Faculty

Join fellow faculty and CTL staff for sustained cross-disciplinary conversation on critical topics in teaching and learning. The Faculty Reading Community discussions in Fall 2022 will involve chapters from Peter Felten and Leo M. Lambert’s recent book, Relationship-Rich Education: How Human Connections Drive Success in College. In this book, Felton […]

Lessons from Small Teaching: Connecting

  • Virtual Conversation
via Zoom
Event For:
  • Faculty, Grad Students, Postdocs

Educational research has suggested that a fundamental difference between novice learners' understanding and experts' understanding has to do with the complexity of connections among facts, skills, and concepts that they know. Experts have robust, flexible knowledge networks, while novice learners often do not. In Chapter 4 of James Lang's Small […]

Supporting Students in Distress

  • Co-Sponsored Event
  • Faculty Workshop
via Zoom
Event For:
  • Faculty

As we pass the middle of the semester, we enter a time when students increasingly struggle to maintain their mental health and well-being. In this workshop, we will discuss signs that a student may be in distress and work through a variety of scenarios to consider strategies for how instructors […]

Facilitating Inclusive and Engaging Classroom Discussions

  • Faculty Workshop
via Zoom
Event For:
  • Faculty

While as faculty we hope to engage student learners, facilitating a true discussion in the classroom is one of the most challenging aspects of teaching with active learning. In this workshop, participants will examine strategies for structuring a successful, inclusive discussion and consider ways to move beyond instructor-student-instructor patterns of […]

Graduate Student Postdoc Reading Community Fall 2022

  • Graduate Student/Postdoc Reading Community
TBD
Event For:
  • Grad Students, Postdocs

Join fellow advanced graduate students, postdocs, and CTL staff for sustained cross-disciplinary conversation on critical topics in teaching and learning. The GSPD Reading Community discussions in Fall 2022 will involve chapters from Peter Felten and Leo M. Lambert’s recent book, Relationship-Rich Education: How Human Connections Drive Success in College. In […]

Fall 2022 Faculty Reading Community

  • Faculty Reading Community
TBD
Event For:
  • Faculty

Join fellow faculty and CTL staff for sustained cross-disciplinary conversation on critical topics in teaching and learning. The Faculty Reading Community discussions in Fall 2022 will involve chapters from Peter Felten and Leo M. Lambert’s recent book, Relationship-Rich Education: How Human Connections Drive Success in College. In this book, Felton […]

Efficient, Reflective and Effective Strategies for Grading

  • Foundations in Teaching
via Zoom
Event For:
  • Grad Students, Postdocs

Evaluating student work, particularly for large classes or long assignments, requires time and effort. Graduate students and postdocs can benefit from adopting efficient strategies that help to ensure fair application of points while making good use of their time. Grading can further be a reflective activity that provides feedback to […]

Facilitating Inclusive and Engaging Classroom Discussions

  • Faculty Workshop
via Zoom
Event For:
  • Faculty

*Back by popular demand!* While as faculty we hope to engage student learners, facilitating a true discussion in the classroom is one of the most challenging aspects of teaching with active learning. In this workshop, participants will examine strategies for structuring a successful, inclusive discussion and consider ways to move […]

Creating a Teaching Portfolio

  • Job Market Workshop
via Zoom
Event For:
  • Grad Students, Postdocs

  For teaching-focused positions, it’s common on the academic job market to be asked for “evidence of teaching effectiveness” or a “teaching portfolio.” In this workshop for graduate students and postdocs, participants will identify key components of a teaching portfolio and discover appropriate structures and organizational strategies for their teaching […]

Efficient, Reflective and Effective Strategies for Grading

  • Foundations in Teaching
via Zoom
Event For:
  • Grad Students, Postdocs

Evaluating student work, particularly for large classes or long assignments, requires time and effort. Graduate students and postdocs can benefit from adopting efficient strategies that help to ensure fair application of points while making good use of their time. Grading can further be a reflective activity that provides feedback to […]

Introduction to Annoto

  • Tech Training
via Zoom
Event For:
  • Faculty, Grad Students, Postdocs

Learn how Annoto turns passive video watching into an active and collaborative experience. Annoto allows students and instructors comment on any video content and provides actionable data on student watch time and engagement with videos. For questions about this tech training, please contact Dr. Sally Wu, Assistant Director for Educational […]

Lessons from Small Teaching: Practicing

  • Virtual Conversation
via Zoom
Event For:
  • Faculty, Grad Students, Postdocs

This virtual conversation is for instructors who assign projects, papers, performances, or other big end-of-term assignments and want to help students produce higher-quality work that showcase their skills. If you have graded student work at the end of the semester that has not met your expectations, this is the session […]

Efficient, Reflective and Effective Strategies for Grading

  • Foundations in Teaching
via Zoom
Event For:
  • Grad Students, Postdocs

Evaluating student work, particularly for large classes or long assignments, requires time and effort. Graduate students and postdocs can benefit from adopting efficient strategies that help to ensure fair application of points while making good use of their time. Grading can further be a reflective activity that provides feedback to […]

Incorporating Active Learning During Class Time

  • Humanities, Arts & Social Sciences
via Zoom
Event For:
  • Grad Students, Postdocs

Research overwhelmingly supports the idea that active learning, “opportunities for students to meaningfully talk and listen, write, read, and reflect on the content, ideas, issues, and concerns of an academic subject” leads to greater learning gains than methods of teaching that situate students as passive receptors of knowledge (Meyer & […]

Graduate Student Postdoc Reading Community Fall 2022

  • Graduate Student/Postdoc Reading Community
TBD
Event For:
  • Grad Students, Postdocs

Join fellow advanced graduate students, postdocs, and CTL staff for sustained cross-disciplinary conversation on critical topics in teaching and learning. The GSPD Reading Community discussions in Fall 2022 will involve chapters from Peter Felten and Leo M. Lambert’s recent book, Relationship-Rich Education: How Human Connections Drive Success in College. In […]

Fall 2022 Faculty Reading Community

  • Faculty Reading Community
TBD
Event For:
  • Faculty

Join fellow faculty and CTL staff for sustained cross-disciplinary conversation on critical topics in teaching and learning. The Faculty Reading Community discussions in Fall 2022 will involve chapters from Peter Felten and Leo M. Lambert’s recent book, Relationship-Rich Education: How Human Connections Drive Success in College. In this book, Felton […]