Tag: Faculty Development Center

Teaching & Technology: Regional conference opportunity

Teaching & Technology: Regional conference opportunity

| May 5, 2015 | 0 Comments

Faculty, staff and students are encouraged to consider attending or submitting proposals to the 2015 Focus on Teaching and Technology Conference, a regional conference planned by representatives from nearly 15 institutions. Webster University community members have presented at this conference in past years. The call for proposals is out, with submissions due by July 1, […]

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Faculty: Register for 2015 Global Citizenship Collaboratory May 19

Faculty: Register for 2015 Global Citizenship Collaboratory May 19

| April 27, 2015 | 0 Comments

Webster’s University’s mission to transform students for global citizenship is clearly demonstrated through the exceptional course offerings and learning experiences of the Global Citizenship Program (GCP), Webster’s general education program of study. The GCP, now entering its fourth year, ensures that Webster students develop the competencies of successful global citizenship in the 21st century. The […]

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Workshop April 21: ‘Using the Writing Process to Help Prevent Plagiarism’

Workshop April 21: ‘Using the Writing Process to Help Prevent Plagiarism’

| April 17, 2015 | 0 Comments

All faculty and staff are invited to the 90-minute workshop, “Using the Writing Process to Help Prevent Plagiarism,” presented by Roshaunda Cade, assistant director of the Academic Resource Center. The workshop will be held at 3 p.m. Tuesday, April 21, in the Faculty Development Center. Please RSVP with Roshaunda Cade at roshaundacade51@webster.edu or 314-246-7589.

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Reflective Teaching Community April 10: ‘Solving problems in new contexts’

Reflective Teaching Community April 10: ‘Solving problems in new contexts’

| April 1, 2015 | 0 Comments

Come join the Reflective Teaching Community for its final meeting of the academic year, “Transfer: Solving problems in new contexts.” The meeting will be held Friday, April 10, from noon- 1 p.m. at the Faculty Development Center in the Emerson Library. RSVP We’ll be ordering pizza for those who attend, as well as sending participants […]

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Reflective Teaching Community Meeting March 20: Pre-flection and Reflection

Reflective Teaching Community Meeting March 20: Pre-flection and Reflection

| March 16, 2015 | 0 Comments

Are you interested in translating educational activities into meaningful change in students’ lives? Do you seek to expose your students to different viewpoints on issues and problems? Do you want to help your students learn how to enhance their skills and strategies for discovery? Come join the Reflective Teaching Community for its second meeting of […]

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2015 Teaching Festival Wraps Up: Thank You!

2015 Teaching Festival Wraps Up: Thank You!

| February 20, 2015 | 0 Comments

The 2015 Teaching Festival wrapped up Friday with the Formative Feedback and Writing workshop led by Roshaunda Cade, assistant director of the Academic Resource Center. The week of events and poster presentations focused on the scholarship of teaching and learning as a way to celebrate and share effective and innovative teaching among Webster University faculty. Event […]

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2015 Teaching Festival This Week

2015 Teaching Festival This Week

| February 16, 2015 | 0 Comments

The annual Webster University Teaching Festival kicks off this week, Feb. 16-20, offering a variety of events related to the scholarship of teaching and learning facilitated by Webster faculty, staff and students. Webster University’s Faculty Development Center, in partnership with the Online Learning Center, Emerson Library, and the Academic Resource Center, organizes this occasion to […]

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Teaching Festival Preview: ‘Paper, Scissors, Pictures and Words: Literary Scrapbooks’ Feb. 18

Teaching Festival Preview: ‘Paper, Scissors, Pictures and Words: Literary Scrapbooks’ Feb. 18

| February 10, 2015 | 0 Comments

This year’s Webster University Teaching Festival, which runs Feb. 16-20, offers a variety of events related to the scholarship of teaching and learning facilitated by Webster faculty, staff and students. One topic: The use of scrapbooks to foster students’ personalized connections with course content. Meg Sempreora will lead a session on that topic, “Paper, Scissors, […]

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Teaching Festival Preview: Showcasing Video Classrooms Feb. 19

Teaching Festival Preview: Showcasing Video Classrooms Feb. 19

| February 5, 2015 | 0 Comments

You may have heard about Webster’s new “video classrooms” providing the opportunity to connect students on a growing list of campuses. This year’s Teaching Festival, which runs Feb. 16-20, can help show you how to take advantage of this technology. In the “Showcasing Video Classrooms” session on Feb. 19 at 10 a.m., a panel of […]

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FDC Faculty Fellowship Call for 2015-16, Info Session Feb. 20

FDC Faculty Fellowship Call for 2015-16, Info Session Feb. 20

| February 4, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Faculty Development Center (FDC) is accepting proposals for faculty fellows for the 2015-16 academic year. The deadline for submitting application materials is March 23, 2015. The FDC Faculty Fellows program offers opportunities for faculty members to work with the professional staff in the FDC on focus areas to improve student learning.  Fellowships are designed […]

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