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 […]

Fall 2022 Faculty Reading Community

  • 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 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 this book, Felton […]

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 […]

Fall 2022 Faculty Reading Community

  • 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 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 this book, Felton […]

Course Design Institute: January 3 – January 9, 2023

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

Redesigning a course over break? Tackling a new-to-you course or a brand new course in the spring? 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 […]

Teaching in Pooled Classrooms

  • Tech Training
via Zoom
Event For:
  • Faculty, Grad Students, Postdocs

This session will introduce the equipment installed in WashU pooled classrooms and show you how to use different technologies within the room, with our Classroom Services staff who know the ins and outs of each classroom. For questions about this tech training, please contact Doug Hughey, Classroom Services Manager Registration

Introduction to Hypothesis

  • Tech Training
via Zoom
Event For:
  • Faculty, Grad Students, Postdocs

In this virtual conversation, we will explore Hypothes.is, a tool that 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 […]

Fostering Social Connection and Collaboration through Videos

  • Tech Training
via Zoom
Event For:
  • Faculty, Grad Students, Postdocs

Videos are a great way to deliver content and share ideas from around the world from TED talks, YouTube videos, recorded lectures, and more. However, video watching can be an isolating and passive experience if students cannot engage with others. We will discuss how to promote student engagement in videos […]

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 Fall semester. If you have questions concerning this Virtual Conversation, please […]

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 […]

Leveraging Active Learning Classrooms for Student Collaboration and Engagement

  • Faculty Workshop
Danforth Campus
Event For:
  • Faculty

Note: this workshop is only open to instructors teaching a class in an active learning classroom in this spring semester.  This workshop focuses on fostering student collaboration and engagement in active learning classrooms (ALCs). ALCs are designed for students to move around, work collaboratively, and engage together in the learning […]

Considering Religious Observances in Course Planning: A Virtual Conversation with the Office of Religious, Spiritual & Ethical Life

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

In this virtual conversation with staff from Religious, Spiritual & Ethical Life, faculty will learn about ways to support students' observances of religious holidays that overlap with the semester. We’ll share key information about the new Religious Holiday Class Absence Policy and provide tips for helping all students feel included and respected while also keeping your courses on track. […]

Forming Pedagogical Partnerships with AIs and TAs

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

In this virtual conversation, we will share and discuss best practices on how faculty can support their graduate and undergraduate students who have an instructional role in courses and together, co-create an inclusive teaching and learning environment.  For questions about this virtual conversation, please contact Dr. Denise Leonard, Associate Director of […]

Enhance Classroom Content and Collaboration with Smartboards

  • Tech Training
January Hall Rm 110
Event For:
  • Faculty, Grad Students, Postdocs

Go beyond just projecting your slides or other content with Smartboards. Help students focus their attention on the content that matters most and get active by marking up your slides, collecting student responses, getting multiple students working on a problem together, or projecting your content unto students' devices. Smartboards that […]

Using Padlet for Intros, Brainstorming, Discussion, and More!

  • Tech Training
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. If you have questions about this event, please contact […]

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 Fall semester. If you have questions concerning this Virtual Conversation, please […]

Bringing the Museum to Your Classroom: A Virtual Conversation with the Kemper Art Museum

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

In this virtual conversation, instructors will learn about resources at the Kemper Art Museum to consider for Spring semester planning, including upcoming exhibitions and custom-designed tours. We'll share ways to incorporate art into course curriculum across a range of disciplines and provide some examples of how teaching with art can […]

Welcoming Students on the First Day of Class

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

Explore how 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 virtual conversation, please contact Dr. Eric Fournier, Director of Educational Development   Registration