Putting Your Student Evals to Work in the New Semester

  • Virtual Conversation
Via Zoom
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 Spring semester. For questions about this event, please contact Dr. Rick […]

Poll Everywhere Basics Training

  • Faculty Workshop
Via Zoom
Event For:
  • Faculty

At this hour-long faculty training, participants will learn the basics of Poll Everywhere. We will discuss: activity types in Poll Everywhere, how to create and run your first activity, and how to navigate the web application. We will also discuss how to get started with PowerPoint, Keynote, and Google Slides […]

Savoring Teaching Successes

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

It can be easy to fall into the trap of focusing on the negatives in teaching—the day the room projector wouldn’t work, the student who complained about a grade, the class activity that didn’t go as planned. In this virtual conversation, we will discuss easy-to-use strategies to help shift your […]

Setting Students up for Success with Goal Setting

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

Goal setting can help students stay focused, motivated, and engaged with your class and course goals. We will discuss ways to incorporate goal setting into the first few weeks of your class and identify how you will set your students up for success with a goal-setting activity. For questions about […]

Welcoming Students on the First Day of Class

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

Beginning a semester online has special challenges, but a successful start is still possible via Zoom and Canvas. Explore how remote 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. For questions about this event, […]

Designing Quick Surveys to Help You Get to Know Your Students

  • Virtual Conversation
Via Zoom
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 […]

Savoring Teaching Successes

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

It can be easy to fall into the trap of focusing on the negatives in teaching—the day the room projector wouldn’t work, the student who complained about a grade, the class activity that didn’t go as planned. In this virtual conversation, we will discuss easy-to-use strategies to help shift your […]

Kaltura Basics Training

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

At this virtual conversation, 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: https://ctl.wustl.edu/resources/kaltura/ This training will be co-facilitated by Dr. Sally Wu, Assistant […]

Putting Your Student Evals to Work in the New Semester

  • Virtual Conversation
Via Zoom
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 Spring semester. For questions about this event, please contact Dr. Rick […]

Teaching on Zoom: A Refresher

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

In this virtual conversation, we will talk through some of the key features of Zoom that might be relevant to your teaching in the first few weeks of the semester. Depending on participant interest, we can discuss setting up Zoom meetings, Zoom settings/permissions, the logistics of breakout rooms, screen sharing, […]

Designing Compassionate Course Policies

  • Virtual Conversation
Via Zoom
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 spring. We will discuss questions that you can use to find a balance between offering students grace and flexibility with also providing them […]

Welcoming Students on the First Day of Class

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

Beginning a semester online has special challenges, but a successful start is still possible via Zoom and Canvas. Explore how remote 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. For questions about this event, […]

Using EdTech Tools to Build Social Connection

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

In this virtual conversation, you will try out several quick activities that use WashU EdTech tools to build social connection. We will discuss how you can easily adapt the activities for your class to engage students with you and one another. For questions about this event, please contact Dr. Sally […]

Adopting Inclusive Syllabus Language

  • Virtual Conversation
Via Zoom
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 […]

Poll Everywhere Canvas Integration Training

  • Faculty Workshop
Via Zoom
Event For:
  • Faculty

This hour-long faculty training is for instructors who are already familiar with Poll Everywhere basics and who are interested in giving students participation points or grades from polls. In this training session, you will learn how to set up the Poll Everywhere 2.0 integration to work with your Canvas roster […]

bell hooks and the Power of Teaching: A Reflective Panel Discussion

  • Panel Discussion
Via Zoom
Event For:
  • Faculty, Grad Students, Postdocs

A panel of WashU faculty, administrators, and staff will reflect on the life and legacy of bell hooks, with a particular focus on insights and lessons gleaned from Teaching to Transgress: Education as the Practice of Freedom and Teaching Community: a Pedagogy of Hope. This event is open to members of the […]

Designing Compassionate Course Policies

  • Virtual Conversation
Via Zoom
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 spring. We will discuss questions that you can use to find a balance between offering students grace and flexibility with also providing them […]

Teaching on Zoom: A Refresher

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

In this virtual conversation, we will talk through some of the key features of Zoom that might be relevant to your teaching in the first few weeks of the semester. Depending on participant interest, we can discuss setting up Zoom meetings, Zoom settings/permissions, the logistics of breakout rooms, screen sharing, […]

Designing Quick Surveys to Help You Get to Know Your Students

  • Virtual Conversation
Via Zoom
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 […]

Setting Students up for Success with Goal Setting

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

Goal setting can help students stay focused, motivated, and engaged with your class and course goals. We will discuss ways to incorporate goal setting into the first few weeks of your class and identify how you will set your students up for success with a goal-setting activity. For questions about […]

Invitational Office Hours

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

In this virtual conversation, we will identify ways in which we can encourage students to utilize office hours. For questions about this event, please contact Dr. Denise Leonard at dleonard23@wustl.edu