Tag: Faculty Development Center

Teaching Festival Preview: Engage Your 21st Century Learner

Teaching Festival Preview: Engage Your 21st Century Learner

| January 27, 2015 | 0 Comments

Are you looking for teaching technology solutions to encourage creation and engagement in your classroom? This year’s Teaching Festival, which runs Feb. 16-20, features a variety of events surrounding the theme of the “Art of Learning, Craft of Teaching.” For example, check out this workshop on Feb. 19: Meet Them Where They Are: Engage Your […]

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Reflective Teaching Community Meeting Feb. 6: Creating Experiential Lessons

Reflective Teaching Community Meeting Feb. 6: Creating Experiential Lessons

| January 26, 2015 | 0 Comments

Are you interested in providing learning opportunities for your students outside of the classroom? Are you looking for ways to bring “the real world” into your students’ learning experiences? Do you want to help transform your students’ beliefs about learning and their own capabilities? Come join the Reflective Teaching Community for its first meeting of […]

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Mark Your Calendar: 2015 Teaching Festival Feb. 16-20

Mark Your Calendar: 2015 Teaching Festival Feb. 16-20

| January 26, 2015 | 0 Comments

Webster University’s Faculty Development Center, in partnership with the Online Learning Center, Emerson Library, and the Writing Center, is proud to present the Webster University Teaching Festival, an occasion to celebrate and share effective and innovative teaching of Webster University faculty. A variety of events related to the scholarship of teaching and learning will be […]

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Faculty: World Classroom Course Archiving, Content Migration Tool

Faculty: World Classroom Course Archiving, Content Migration Tool

| January 7, 2015 | 0 Comments

Reminder to Faculty: Web-enhanced (face-to-face) courses are archived and disappear from faculty course lists after 18 months. For example, now that we have entered Spring 2015, Fall 2013 courses have been archived and cannot be accessed by instructors. When we reach Fall of 2015, Spring 2014 courses will follow the same process. While instructors will […]

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2015 Teaching Festival Proposals Due Dec. 22; Worldwide Submissions Encouraged

2015 Teaching Festival Proposals Due Dec. 22; Worldwide Submissions Encouraged

| December 4, 2014 | 0 Comments

Reminder: The deadline for proposals for the 2015 Webster University Teaching Festival is Dec. 22, 2014. Organizers are accepting proposals for presentations, posters, panels and roundtables related to teaching strategies that have proven successful in enhancing student learning. Webster’s worldwide community of faculty, staff and students are encouraged to submit their proposals. About the Festival […]

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Reflective Teaching Community Meeting Dec. 5: Personalizing attention and feedback

Reflective Teaching Community Meeting Dec. 5: Personalizing attention and feedback

| December 1, 2014 | 0 Comments

How can we help students identify their attitudes, beliefs, and ways of thinking about approaching problems? Is it possible to narrow the achievement gap between our higher performing students and those who need some additional attention to realize their fullest potential? How can we help students develop a learning plan for their future? Join the […]

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Faculty Discussion Nov. 25: Short-Term Study Abroad Teaching/Learning Issues

Faculty Discussion Nov. 25: Short-Term Study Abroad Teaching/Learning Issues

| November 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Faculty Development Center and 2014-15 faculty fellow Quinn Shao invite faculty and staff to an informal discussion on teaching-and-learning issues presented by short-term study abroad. This discussion, Tuesday, Nov. 25 at 3 p.m. in the Faculty Development Center, will feature Quinn’s project, “Short-Term Study Abroad for Learning in the Discipline.” Quinn will discuss her review […]

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New FLC: Exploring Collaborative Learning Oct. 31

New FLC: Exploring Collaborative Learning Oct. 31

| October 1, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Faculty Development Center announces the formation of a new Faculty Learning Community (FLC), Exploring Collaborative Learning. The Exploring Collaborative Learning community will focus on why and how we learn in group contexts and establish best practices for collaborative learning. This FLC will explore a wide array of topics related to group-based instruction and relevant […]

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Faculty Research Grant Information Session Oct. 7

Faculty Research Grant Information Session Oct. 7

| September 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

Provost Julian Schuster, the Office of Academic Affairs, and the Faculty Development Center invite faculty members to attend a one-hour information session focused on writing successful proposals for Faculty Research Grants and applications for the Wilma and Roswell Messing, Jr., Faculty Award at Webster. Participants will have an opportunity to speak with a panel including last […]

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Reflective Teaching Community Meeting Oct. 3

Reflective Teaching Community Meeting Oct. 3

| September 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

How can we help our students perceive challenging work as opportunities rather than something that’s threatening? How can we encourage our students to understand their intellectual capacity isn’t fixed and help them develop a growth mindset? What are some strategies we can employ to transform our students’ beliefs about themselves and the learning process? Join the […]

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