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 […]

Teaching in a Pooled Classroom

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

This session will introduce the equipment installed in pooled classrooms and show how to use it to record classes. Registration for these conversations is open to anyone currently teaching or who is currently an assistant in instruction in a for-credit course at WashU. Prior registration is required, and participant limits […]

Silver Linings from Pandemic Teaching

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

Join a virtual conversation on what you have learned and what you will keep from your pandemic teaching experience. Reflect with other faculty on teaching lessons, upcoming challenges, and innovative strategies that you can take forward into the fall semester. Registration for these conversations is open to anyone currently teaching […]

Summer 2021 Faculty Reading Community (FRC)

  • Faculty Reading Community
Via Zoom
Event For:
  • Faculty

Registration for the August FRC has now closed. If you still wish to participate, please contact Dr. Meg Gregory at meggregory@wustl.edu. Join faculty colleagues and CTL staff for sustained cross-disciplinary conversation on critical topics in teaching and learning. The Faculty Reading Community (FRC) discussion this August will involve chapters from […]

Introduction to Padlet

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

Get insights and ideas from all of your students at once with Padlet, a virtual pinboard, that allows users to easily share text, images, files, and more. We will discuss various ways to use Padlet in and out of your classroom. Registration for these conversations is open to anyone currently […]

Student Engagement Through Jamboard

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

Learn how to use Google Jamboard to boost student engagement in both remote and in-person classes. Registration for these conversations is open to anyone currently teaching or who is currently an assistant in instruction in a for-credit course at WashU. Prior registration is required, and participant limits are set at […]

Summer 2021 Graduate Student Postdoc Reading Community

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

Registration for the August GSPD RC has now closed. If you would still like to participate, please contact Dr. Meg Gregory at meggregory@wustl.edu. Join graduate student and postdoc colleagues and CTL staff for sustained cross-disciplinary conversation on critical topics in teaching and learning. The Graduate Student and Postdoc Reading Community […]

Pandemic Lessons Panel (Faculty Perspectives: Small Classes)

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

Join faculty colleagues in a panel discussion as they reflect on the past 18-months of pandemic teaching and share how those lessons will impact their teaching in semesters ahead. Registration for these conversations is open to anyone currently teaching or who is currently an assistant in instruction in a for-credit […]

Three Strategies to Promote Academic Integrity in Writing

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

In this virtual conversation, we discuss 3 strategies for promoting academic integrity in student writing. In particular, we will discuss unique assignment design, establishing community guidelines, and progress grading. Registration for these conversations is open to anyone currently teaching or who is currently an assistant in instruction in a for-credit […]

Supporting Student Mental Health

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

Given the increasing sense of loneliness and isolation that many students have felt during the COVID-19 pandemic, it’s more important than ever that instructors consider ways to support students. In this virtual conversation, we will discuss small changes that instructors can make to their course design and classroom practices to […]

Understanding FERPA

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

The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) governs the privacy of student educational records. But what does this law mean for us as instructors? In this session, the Office of the University Registrar will present FERPA best practices for faculty and answer your FERPA-related questions. Registration for these conversations […]

Record and Share Lecture Videos with Kaltura

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

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 a guide to Kaltura, see: https://ctl.wustl.edu/resources/kaltura/ Registration for these conversations is open to anyone currently teaching or who is […]

Promoting Academic Honesty in Exams

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

Since the start of the pandemic, academic honesty has become a growing concern for many instructors. Join our discussion of strategies to promote academic honesty during exams, regardless of your exam format. Registration for these conversations is open to anyone currently teaching or who is currently an assistant in instruction […]

Pandemic Lessons Panel (Student Perspectives)

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

A panel of students will reflect on their experience with remote learning and share how faculty can continue to support their learning in the semester ahead. Registration for these conversations is open to anyone currently teaching or who is currently an assistant in instruction in a for-credit course at WashU. […]

Introduction to Hypothesis

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

In this virtual conversation, we will explore Hypothes.is, a tool enables users to place a conversational layer over an entire webpage or an OCR'd PDF, allowing for unique collaborative, interactive engagement with the text that students have been assigned to read. It enables sentence-level annotation, notetaking, and critique on top […]

Community Building in Your Class

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

In this virtual conversation, we will explore practical ways to foster positive student-to-student interactions. Registration for these conversations is open to anyone currently teaching or who is currently an assistant in instruction in a for-credit course at WashU. Prior registration is required, and participant limits are set at 20 to ensure that […]

Making the First Day of Class Count

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

The first day of class provides a unique opportunity to connect students to the course and to each other. Learn how to turn the first day of class into a memorable learning experience. Registration for these conversations is open to anyone currently teaching or who is currently an assistant in […]

Teaching in a Pooled Classroom

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

This session will introduce the equipment installed in pooled classrooms and show how to use it to record classes. Registration for these conversations is open to anyone currently teaching or who is currently an assistant in instruction in a for-credit course at WashU. Prior registration is required, and participant limits […]

Pandemic Lessons Panel (Faculty Perspectives: Large Classes)

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

Join faculty colleagues in a panel discussion as they reflect on the past 18-months of pandemic teaching and share how those lessons will impact their teaching in semesters ahead. Registration for these conversations is open to anyone currently teaching or who is currently an assistant in instruction in a for-credit […]

Adapting Remote Teaching Tools for In-Person Classes

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

Learn about specific tools and strategies for translating remote teaching tools into the in-person classroom this fall. We will discuss in-person alternatives for Zoom chat, whiteboard, and breakout rooms among others. Registration for these conversations is open to anyone currently teaching or who is currently an assistant in instruction in […]