Increasing Student Participation

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

Research demonstrates that active engagement in class activities improves student learning and performance. But what can you do as an AI to ensure that students participate? This workshop will focus on strategies that can be applied in varied classroom settings to foster student participation and engagement. For questions about this […]

Increasing Student Participation

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

Research demonstrates that active engagement in class activities improves student learning and performance. But what can you do as an AI to ensure that students participate? This workshop will focus on strategies that can be applied in varied classroom settings to foster student participation and engagement. For questions about this […]

Increasing Student Participation

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

Research demonstrates that active engagement in class activities improves student learning and performance. But what can you do as an AI to ensure that students participate? This workshop will focus on strategies that can be applied in varied classroom settings to foster student participation and engagement. For questions about this […]

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 […]

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 […]

Supporting the Development of Students’ Critical Reading Skills

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

Undergraduate students often face an uphill battle as they learn to recognize, read, and join disciplinary conversations. Central to this difficulty is the fact that the challenges and expectations associated with reading in one discipline may be very different than those they face in another. In this workshop, participants will […]

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 […]

Effective Use of Visuals in Presentations

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

Learn more about how to use images effectively and intentionally in your lectures. In this workshop, we will introduce best practices and approaches for integrating images into your teaching. Particularly, you will learn the practice of visual analysis to help enhance your students' visual literacy and discuss with others specific […]

Developing Effective Assessments

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

Assessing student learning is a critical component of effective teaching. Effective assessments provide both the student and the instructor with important feedback for determining if students are meeting the established learning goals. Assessments can be formative (lower stakes and ungraded) or summative (high stakes and graded). Participants in this workshop […]

Writing a Teaching Philosophy Statement

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

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 […]

Writing a Teaching Philosophy Statement

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

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 […]

Addressing Your Mentoring Philosophy in Job Market Materials

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

In this workshop, we will discuss the various ways you can highlight your past mentoring experiences and brainstorm ways you can start a draft of your mentoring philosophy.   Registration

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 […]

Developing Effective Assessments

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

Assessing student learning is a critical component of effective teaching. Effective assessments provide both the student and the instructor with important feedback for determining if students are meeting the established learning goals. Assessments can be formative (lower stakes and ungraded) or summative (high stakes and graded). Participants in this workshop […]

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 […]

Teaching as an International Scholar

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

In this workshop, participants will reflect on commonly reported feelings and experiences of international students teaching in the US, discuss general classroom norms and expectations in the US higher education system, and explore tools and strategies to navigate their role as instructors. Note: This is a Foundations in Teaching workshop, […]

Inclusive Research Mentoring

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

A 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 […]

Teaching as an International Scholar

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

In this workshop, participants will reflect on commonly reported feelings and experiences of international students teaching in the US, discuss general classroom norms and expectations in the US higher education system, and explore tools and strategies to navigate their role as instructors. Note: This is a Foundations in Teaching workshop, […]

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

Writing a Teaching Philosophy Statement

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

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 […]

Writing a Teaching Philosophy Statement

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

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 […]

Jump-Start to Writing a Teaching Philosophy Statement Peer Writing Program Spring 2024

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

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 to write your statement and obtaining feedback from colleagues can be challenging with a busy schedule. The Jump-Start […]