Lessons from Small Teaching: Retrieving

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

Asking students to recall information is a proven strategy to increase learning. In this virtual conversation, we’ll talk about retrieval practice basics and discuss creative techniques to incorporate retrieval practice into your teaching, drawing on the “Retrieving” chapter in James Lang’s book Small Teaching. As we’ll see, retrieval practice goes […]

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 […]

Writing a Diversity and Inclusion Statement for the Job Market

  • Job Market Workshop
via Zoom
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 […]

Creating Accessible and Interactive PDFs for Digital Reading

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

Students read on screens all the time, but due to constraints in digital reading tools, they may not be engaging deeply with the new ideas, worlds, and people available at their fingertips. This virtual conversation introduces several ways to support digital reading, particularly when reading with PDFs, a common document […]

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 […]

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. […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Effective Student Evaluations and Question Personalization

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

Instructors have the opportunity to add up to three custom questions to their student course evaluations during the question personalization period. In this session, we'll discuss how to write effective questions, increase student response rates, and generally make the most out of the student course evaluation process. For questions about […]

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 […]

Introduction to Pedagogical Scholarship

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

So, you’ve heard the terms scholarly teaching, SoTL, TAR, and DBER, but what do they mean? How are they related? In this workshop for graduate students and postdocs, we will define various modes of pedagogical research and discuss similarities and differences between them. Participants will also learn about qualitative and […]