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Tutoring Programs and Recent Academic Resource Center News

February 12, 2018

As the semester is well underway, students may be presenting a need for additional subject-matter assistance. The Webster University Peer Tutoring Program at the Academic Resource Center (ARC) provides a pool of capable tutors who can work one-on-one with students to help them achieve greater confidence, independence, and success as learners.

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Faculty and staff from across disciplines will present or speak during roundtables and poster sessions on the opening day of the Teaching Festival.

Teaching Festival Preview: Global Learning, WebNet+, Inclusive Teaching and more

February 09, 2018

Before Monday's poster session and Academic Resource Center open house, faculty, staff and students are invited to participate in the first sessions of the 2018 Teaching Festival, including presentations and discussions on global learning, teaching in the WebNet+ format and inclusive teaching. The session on global online curricula will be available via WebEx.

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Teaching Festival poster sessions

Teaching Festival Preview: Poster sessions, reception, open house in ARC

February 08, 2018

After the panels and roundtables on Monday during the first day of the Teaching Festival, stop by the Academic Resource Center for refreshments, the annual poster session, and to learn about the Academic Resource Center’s work to support student success. Poster presentations by faculty, students and academic partners will be part of this open house in the ARC from 3-5 p.m.

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Interact with faculty, staff and students and hear the latest on approaches to engaged learning at sessions from Feb. 12-16.

RSVP for the 2018 Teaching Festival

February 06, 2018

Now is the time to RSVP for next week's annual Webster University Teaching Festival. The entire Webster community is invited to participate, with several sessions to be broadcast via WebEx. This year’s festival includes workshops, poster presentations, panels, and roundtable discussions by Webster faculty, students and staff on the theme "Teaching Toolkit for Engaged Learning." Find out the latest tools, research and happenings and interact with colleagues and classmates at any session Feb. 12-16.

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Check out the new ARC brochures

Academic Resource Center Open House and New Brochures

January 30, 2018

The Academic Resource Center (ARC) has announced an open house Monday, Feb. 12, 3-5 p.m., in conjunction with the Teaching Festival’s poster session. The ARC is also excited to share the availability of a new brochure that includes the Top 10 Reasons You Should Use the ARC and features ARC services, including Academic Accommodations, Academic Counseling, Assistive Technology, the Testing Center, the Tutoring Program, and the Writing Center/Online Writing Center.

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Teaching festival

Teaching Festival Schedule Feb. 12-16

January 26, 2018

The entire campus community is invited to participate in Webster’s yearly Teaching Festival, to be held Feb. 12-16. This year’s Teaching Festival will feature workshops, poster presentations, panels, and roundtable discussions by Webster faculty, students, and staff on the theme “Teaching Toolkit for Engaged Learning.”

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Check out the resources from the ARC

Resources for Maintaining Academic Integrity at Webster University

January 24, 2018

Academic work is challenging—students are expected to manage classes, demonstrate critical thinking, and be responsible for their own learning. In addition, we are expected to maintain academic integrity as a university. What does academic integrity mean? It means exhibiting honest behavior and taking responsibility for all of the academic work we submit. Students and faculty are encouraged to view this video and use these resources to help ensure academic integrity.

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Student Success Portal Spring Progress Survey Launches Jan. 26

January 22, 2018

On Friday, Jan. 26, the Early Term Progress Survey for all U.S. on-ground and online undergraduate courses, will launch from the Student Success Portal. Graduate courses offered on-ground in the St. Louis-area will also be surveyed. Progress surveys are available for faculty to complete during a 10-day window, and will close on Monday, Feb. 5, 2018.

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Christy Herzing

New Academic ADA Coordinator

January 09, 2018

Effective Tuesday, Jan. 16, Christy Herzing will join the Academic Resource Center (ARC) as the academic ADA coordinator. Herzing replaces Shelley Wolfmeyer, who left the position in Oct. 2017. Temporary academic ADA coordinator Michelle Fassler will continue working through Friday, Jan. 26, to help transition Herzing into the full-time role and to make the transition as smooth as possible for Herzing, students, and faculty and staff members.

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Check out how the Student Success Portal can help you

Student Success Portal: January training dates and new, updated resources

January 08, 2018

The Student Success Portal, powered by Starfish, is being used to promote student success by aiding in student advising, facilitating communication between faculty and students, and helping students access Webster resources. New resources and frequently asked questions are regularly added, and the following additions or updates may be especially helpful.

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