Annual Recognition Reception for Graduate Students and Postdocs

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

The Center for Teaching and Learning cordially invites you to our annual Graduate Student & Postdoc Recognition Reception where we'll honor WashU graduate students and postdocs who have completed one or more of our programs or who have served on our Advisory Council in 2022-2023: Professional Development in Teaching Program […]

Bringing Equity into Assessment

  • Faculty Workshop
Danforth Campus
Event For:
  • Faculty

How can we make sure that our assessment practices are equitable for all of our students? In this workshop, we will discuss principles of equitable assessments and consider how we might implement these in our courses. Participants in the workshop will leave with concrete strategies to revise existing assessments and […]

Who’s in Charge? Negotiating Your Role and Establishing Authority in the Classroom

  • Foundations in Teaching
Danforth Campus
Event For:
  • Grad Students, Postdocs

Managing a classroom environment can be one of the more intimidating components for being a new AI.  In this workshop, participants will learn about the factors that shape perceptions of an AI’s authority and how that authority can be used to create and maintain an inclusive, challenging, and fair learning […]

Moving Beyond the Gender Binary in STEM Courses

  • STEM Pedagogies Workshop
Danforth Campus
Event For:
  • Grad Students, Postdocs

Societal gender norms affect how people have traditionally been grouped and named in many aspects of our lives. These norms have been applied implicitly or explicitly to the design of problem banks, examples used in textbooks and other educational materials. In this workshop, we explore strategies for updating assignments and other […]

Fostering an Inclusive Classroom Climate

  • Humanities, Arts & Social Sciences
Danforth Campus
Event For:
  • Grad Students, Postdocs

While the classroom can be a space for open, respectful dialogue, it can also feel isolating or even hostile for student learners. What can an instructor do to promote a space for positive, fruitful collaboration? What does it take to create a truly inclusive classroom climate? In this workshop, participants […]

Dynamic Lectures: Plan and Deliver More Engaging Classes

  • Faculty Workshop
Danforth Campus
Event For:
  • Faculty

Lectures can be an effective way to transmit new information, model problemsolving, and communicate enthusiam for the subject. Learn simple, research-based techniques to plan and deliver dynamic lectures and to boost student engagement. For questions about this faculty workshop, please contact Dr. Eric Fournier, Director of Educational Development. Registration

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 […]

Writing a Teaching Statement for Promotion at WashU

  • Faculty Workshop
Danforth Campus
Event For:
  • Faculty

In this workshop open to faculty at WashU, we will discuss the teaching philosophy statement component needed as part of documents prepared for promotion at the university. We will examine conventions associated with such statements, describe concrete aspects of your teaching to address in your statement, and offer a space […]

Embracing our Diversity through Language: Foreign Language Association of Missouri (FLAM) Conference

  • Co-Sponsored Event
Danforth Campus
Event For:
  • Faculty, Grad Students, Postdocs

We invite you to join us at Embracing our Diversity through Language at Washington University in Saint Louis on October 7 and 8, 2022, presented by FLAM and Center for Teaching and Technology at Washington University in St. Louis. ​Our Keynote Speaker is Akash Patel, ACTFL President-Elect, and Founder of […]

Writing a Diversity and Inclusion Statement for the Job Market

  • Job Market Workshop
Danforth Campus
Event For:
  • Grad Students, Postdocs

Increasingly, candidates for academic positions are asked to address their commitment to diversity, inclusion, and equity (DEI) in the classroom in their job market materials. In this workshop, we will explore how to communicate this commitment effectively. Participants will examine the purpose of a DEI statement, identify generic expectations and […]

Using Polls to Jumpstart Student Engagement and Collaboration

  • Faculty Workshop
Danforth Campus
Event For:
  • Faculty

Polling is an instructional strategy that faculty can use to anonymously or semi-anonymously engage students in answering questions from background knowledge to personal opinions or experiences with course content and progress. The anonymity of these tools allows students to reflect on their own understanding, feel more comfortable participating in discussion, […]

Navigating Difficult Conversations in the Classroom

  • Humanities, Arts & Social Sciences
Danforth Campus
Event For:
  • Grad Students, Postdocs

While the classroom can be a space for open, respectful discussion of sensitive or controversial topics, facilitating such discussions can be a challenging prospect. This advanced-level workshop for graduate students and postdocs in the humanities, arts, and social sciences will provide the opportunity for participants to develop strategies for fostering […]