How To Use Copyright Materials in Your Courses

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

Do you engage students with copyrighted material (such as literature, film, art) in your class? Learn how fair use empowers you to determine what copyrighted material you can share in digital spaces (like Canvas) while responsibly using digital and electronic resources. This event is co-facilitated by Treasa Bane (WashU Libraries […]

Spring 2024 Faculty Reading Community (FRC)

  • 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 Spring 2024 will involve chapters from David Clark and Robert Talbert's recent book, Grading for Growth: A Guide to Alternative Grading Practices That Promote Authentic Learning and […]

Equitable Teaching in the Humanities: Centering the Margins – Questioning the Canon

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

In this Virtual Conversation, we’ll explore the role of and some alternatives to canonical works. We’ll discuss the assumptions underlying the concept of canon, and the pros and cons of teaching it to undergraduate students new to our field. Finally, we’ll work together to brainstorm some ways to incorporate classical […]

WashU ChatGPT Mini-Hackathon: Teaching and Learning Ideas

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

In this virtual conversation, we will try out the new WashU ChatGPT and discuss specific ways you may use it in your classes. We will explore approaches that can support your teaching as well as enhance student learning. For questions about this Virtual Conversation, contact Dr. Sally Wu, Assistant Director […]

Using Padlet to Bridge Between Classes, or the Group Project your Students Actually Enjoy

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

Bridging is an important tool to keep students connected to your course content between classes. In this virtual conversation, we will talk about how to create group-based activities that encourage students to reflect on content in a way that is relevant to them, using Padlet as the content-organizing tool. These […]

How To Use Copyright Materials in Your Courses: A Deeper Dive into Fair Use

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

Join your colleagues for an honest dialogue about balancing student needs while taking advantage of a powerful copyright exemption: fair use. We will dig into specific scenarios and make confident choices about what instructors can do in each scenario. This event is co-facilitated by Treasa Bane (WashU Libraries Copyright and […]

Put Your Student Projects Online with WashU WebPubs

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

Help your students build digital literacy skills with WashU WebPubs, a service offered by the library, a tool available to WashU students, faculty, and staff for building digital projects. Join us to explore how WebPubs and the library can support your teaching. If you have questions about this event, please […]

Exploring Educational Excellence: Emerson Excellence in Teaching Awardee Roundtable Series

  • Panel Discussion
Seigle Hall 111
Event For:
  • Faculty, Grad Students, Postdocs

Join the Center for Teaching and Learning for an illuminating exploration into the art and science of teaching excellence as we bring together a distinguished panel of professors honored with the Emerson Excellence in Teaching Award. Delve into teaching insights, methodologies, and experiences that have propelled our panelists to the […]

Equitable Teaching in the Humanities: Empowering Student Voices – Assignments for Access and Opportunity

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

In this Virtual Conversation, we'll explore how to design assignments that provide students access - the ability to participate in our academic field - and opportunity - the potential to contribute to and shape our field. We'll discuss the difference between these two approaches, and we'll brainstorm ways to incorporate […]

Generative AI Roundtable: Share Your Assignments in the Age of Artificial Intelligence

  • Faculty Workshop
via Zoom
Event For:
  • Faculty

Join your peers to share or hear ideas for how they are tackling artificial intelligence in their course assignments. We will collect and organize your ideas by discipline, to add a library of ideas compiled by our team gathering cross-disciplinary AI assignments and resources from other universities. If you have […]

Equitable Teaching in the Humanities: Creative Assessment and Grading

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

In this Virtual Conversation, we'll explore assessment strategies that can help you evaluate creative assignments and can help alleviate your students' anxiety around grades. You'll be introduced to different grading approaches, and you'll brainstorm how to incorporate some of them to your courses. For questions, please contact Elina Salminen at […]

Refilling your Teaching Toolbox with the Pocket Guide on Evidence-based Instruction

  • Faculty Workshop
Danforth Campus
Event For:
  • Faculty

The Pocket Guide on Evidence-Based Instruction is designed for faculty members to build a more comprehensive range of teaching techniques. The 32 concepts described in this resource may be used in a variety of courses. Participants will be introduced to the guide and explore ways that the ideas can be […]

Exploring Educational Excellence: Emerson Excellence in Teaching Awardee Roundtable Series

  • Panel Discussion
Seigle Hall 208
Event For:
  • Faculty, Grad Students, Postdocs

Join the Center for Teaching and Learning for an illuminating exploration into the art and science of teaching excellence as we bring together a distinguished panel of professors honored with the Emerson Excellence in Teaching Award. Delve into teaching insights, methodologies, and experiences that have propelled our panelists to the […]

Adapting the Three-Minute Thesis for Class Presentations

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

The Three-Minute Thesis is an annual competition for PhD students who are challenged to explain their research in three minutes in language appropriate for a non-expert audience. In this virtual conversation we will explore using this approach as a way to design more efficient and effective in-class presentations for a […]

Introducing the CTL’s Generative AI Teaching Activities Online Repository

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

The CTL has partnered with WashU Libraries’ Scholarly Communications and Digital Publishing Services to build an online activity repository where WashU instructors can share teaching activities that ask students to engage with generative AI tools in creative and critical ways. Join us for this virtual conversation to learn about the […]

Exploring Educational Excellence: Emerson Excellence in Teaching Awardee Roundtable Series

  • Panel Discussion
Seigle Hall 208
Event For:
  • Faculty, Grad Students, Postdocs

Join the Center for Teaching and Learning for an illuminating exploration into the art and science of teaching excellence as we bring together a distinguished panel of professors honored with the Emerson Excellence in Teaching Award. Delve into teaching insights, methodologies, and experiences that have propelled our panelists to the […]

Language Teaching Spring Showcase Show & Tell 2024

  • Coalition for Language Teaching & Learning Event
Eads Hall 016
Event For:
  • Faculty, Grad Students, Postdocs

The CTL and Coalition for Language Teaching & Learning invite language instructors from across departments to participate in our Spring Showcase Show & Tell Event on Friday, April 12th from 3:30-4:30pm, with happy hour to follow from 4:30-5:30pm. This event is meant to be a fun, low-stress (post-Spring Break) opportunity […]

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 and Postdoc Programs Recognition Reception

  • Reception
Danforth Campus
Event For:
  • Faculty, Grad Students, Postdocs

A celebration of the graduate students and postdoctoral fellows who have participated in professional development in teaching throughout the 2023-2024 academic year. We welcome those who mentor and support this community as we recognize their achievements over the past year. For more information: 2024 Graduate Student and Postdoc Recognition

Course Design Institute: May 20th – May 24th

  • Institute
Via Canvas Course and Synchronous Zoom Sessions
Event For:
  • Faculty, Postdocs

Redesigning a course this summer? Tackling a new-to-you course or a brand new course in the fall? New to WashU and/or new to designing your own course? The CTL’s Course Design Institute (CDI) is for you! This week-long intensive course design institute will guide participants in planning and preparing to […]

Summer AI Institute (June)

  • Institute
Online
Event For:
  • Faculty

Want to learn more about generative artificial intelligence (AI) and teaching but don't know where to begin? Curious about how you might use AI in the classroom? Concerned about the implications of AI for student learning and academic integrity? Then our Summer AI Institute is for you! Our first Summer […]

Summer AI Institute (July)

  • Institute
Online
Event For:
  • Faculty

Want to learn more about generative artificial intelligence (AI) and teaching but don't know where to begin? Curious about how you might use AI in the classroom? Concerned about the implications of AI for student learning and academic integrity? Then our Summer AI Institute is for you! Our July Summer […]