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ARC Customer Service Survey Feedback Invaluable

June 15, 2017

The Academic Resource Center (ARC) thanks everyone who completed the recent ARC customer satisfaction survey. Your feedback is invaluable in helping us improve our services and communications. These will be repeated every two years during the same timeframe to continue a regular cycle of program assessment and process improvement. To learn more about key feedback, see the summary and infographic.

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Starfish Advising and Retention Gathers Information at Workshop

June 12, 2017

Advising and retention group Starfish returned to campus for a three day workshop to learn more about Webster University and our readiness, as an institution, to accept this new system and use it as a tool to help us achieve our student success goals as outlined in the strategic plan. The workshop consisted of focus groups, a leadership assessment and a workshop for colleagues to begin the work of building our system.

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Reminder on Faculty Guidance for Incompletes

May 08, 2017

Incompletes can affect students’ academic progress, course sequencing, persistence, and graduation. As faculty members prepare to submit Spring 2 grades, we, again, encourage faculty members and academic advisors to review the guidance regarding Incompletes and ensure that Incompletes are only being used in appropriate situations.

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Webster Holds Career Readiness Round Table for Grads with Disabilities

April 14, 2017

The Career Planning & Development Center partnered with the Academic Resource Center to host a Career Readiness Round Table Discussion April 10. Tina Vinson, director of community outreach for Starkloff Disability Institute, was on campus for a lunchtime discussion with soon to be Webster graduates with disabilities.

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10 Facts to Know about the ARC

April 03, 2017

The Academic Resource Center (ARC) provides academic resources, support, advocacy, and access through relationships that empower students across the worldwide Webster University community. The ARC team works to support Webster’s community in any way possible and is always available to visit your departments during meetings and/or your classes to help connect with employees and students. Click through for a list of ten facts you should know about the ARC.

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Teaching Festival Preview: Faculty Workshop on Evaluating Student Work with Turnitin

February 10, 2017

Faculty, students and academic partners are invited to attend a presentation on “Evaluating Student Work with Turnitin” on Friday, Feb. 17, 1-2 p.m., in the Library Conference Room (Library 120). This presentation will show participants how to read and evaluate a Turnitin originality report accurately, how to identify instances of plagiarism, and how to help students avoid academic dishonesty.

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Teaching Festival Preview: Building an Inclusive, Empowering Classroom

February 10, 2017

Faculty, students and academic partners are invited to attend a workshop entitled “Creating Meaningful Change: Building an Inclusive and Empowering Classroom Environment,” Friday, Feb. 17, noon-1 p.m. in the Library Conference Room (Library 120). In this hands-on session, participants will strengthen their self-awareness of how they approach diverse identities (such as race, socio-economic status, gender, ethnicity, sexuality, nationality, ability/disability, etc.) while developing strategies for communicating with all students in their classes.

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Teaching Festival Preview: Panel Discussion on College Credit for Adult Learners

February 07, 2017

Faculty, students and academic partners are invited to attend a panel discussion entitled “College Credit for What Adult Learners Already Know: Helping Students Document Their Learning,” to be held Wednesday, Feb. 15, noon to 1 p.m. in the Faculty Development Center Suite (Library 420).

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2017 Teaching Festival Schedule and Highlights

January 23, 2017

Faculty, staff, and students are invited to participate in the annual Teaching Festival organized by the Faculty Development Center, Academic Resource Center and University Libraries, to be held Feb. 13-17 in Emerson Library. This year's theme is "Finding and Sharing Voice: Active Learning for Inquiry, Agency, and Leadership."

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