Academic News

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Production House Gives Students Experience with Real-World Clients

December 08, 2017

Part of the Career Launch Initiative in the School of Communications, the Production House course puts video production students in position to assist real-world clients with real deadlines and client-specific expectations that prepare them to work as freelancers or employees in the fields of film and video production. The latest client, the nonprofit St. Louis Arc, was thrilled with the students' work developing a PSA.

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Webster’s TESL Program Hosts First Grant Saturday Seminar

Webster?s TESL Program Hosts First Grant Saturday Seminar

December 07, 2017

Classes for the first two cohorts in Webster’s five-year $2.7 million National Professional Development grant, “Increasing Teacher Capacity through Communities of Practice to Serve English Learners,” are already underway. The School of Education’s Teaching English as a Second Language program has recruited two initial cohorts of high school teachers from Parkway School District, Ritenour School District, and St. Louis Public Schools, who are meeting weekly for classes.

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ARC Announces End of Semester, Winter Break Hours

December 07, 2017

The end of the Fall 2017 semester is near, and the Academic Resource Center (ARC) encourages Webster employees and students to use all services fully during this time and between the Fall and Spring semesters as well. Hours will be adjusted during student breaks; the ARC will be closed during the all-campus winter break—from 4:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 22, until 8:30 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 2.

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