Designing Writing Assignments

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

Designing effective writing assignments that foster intellectual development and critical thinking among students can be a challenge for instructors. This is an even tougher challenge when students may be unaware of or unschooled in disciplinary expectations for writing. Participants in this workshop will discuss strategies for writing transparent, well-crafted assignment […]

How To Use Copyright Materials in Your Courses: A Deeper Dive into Fair Use

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

Join your colleagues for an honest dialogue about balancing student needs while taking advantage of a powerful copyright exemption: fair use. We will dig into specific scenarios and make confident choices about what instructors can do in each scenario. This event is co-facilitated by Treasa Bane (WashU Libraries Copyright and […]

Put Your Student Projects Online with WashU WebPubs

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

Help your students build digital literacy skills with WashU WebPubs, a service offered by the library, a tool available to WashU students, faculty, and staff for building digital projects. Join us to explore how WebPubs and the library can support your teaching. If you have questions about this event, please […]

Equitable Teaching in the Humanities: Empowering Student Voices – Assignments for Access and Opportunity

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

In this Virtual Conversation, we'll explore how to design assignments that provide students access - the ability to participate in our academic field - and opportunity - the potential to contribute to and shape our field. We'll discuss the difference between these two approaches, and we'll brainstorm ways to incorporate […]

Generative AI Roundtable: Share Your Assignments in the Age of Artificial Intelligence

  • Faculty Workshop
via Zoom
Event For:
  • Faculty

Join your peers to share or hear ideas for how they are tackling artificial intelligence in their course assignments. We will collect and organize your ideas by discipline, to add a library of ideas compiled by our team gathering cross-disciplinary AI assignments and resources from other universities. If you have […]

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 […]

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

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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]