Early Career Faculty Teaching Seminar


Series of workshops and discussions for faculty new to WashU and with less than three years of college teaching experience

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Eric Fournier, PhD

Director of Educational Development


Spring 2023 Early Career Teaching SeminarĀ 

The Early Career Faculty Seminar is a series of workshops and discussions for full-time faculty new to WashU (and with less than three years of college teaching experience) designed to assist them in having a successful start with teaching responsibilities at the university. The seminar series will introduce participants to issues such as course design, effective teaching strategies, and classroom management.

The seminar will meet bi-weekly beginning last week of January (day/time to-be-decided).

Meetings will be in person on the Danforth Campus (rooms TBD).

Participants will receive:

  • An evidence-based foundation in the theory and practice of effective teaching in higher education
  • Access to a curated collection of Canvas-based teaching resources
  • Expert advice on designing (or redesigning) a course
  • A copy of Engaged Teaching: A Handbook for College Faculty
  • Opportunities to connect with other instructors from across the university

Faculty who attend 6/8 sessions and complete all the program requirements will receive a certificate from The Center for Teaching and Learning recognizing their active participation in the seminar.

For more information, please contact Eric Fournier


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