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Register for the Spring Faculty Writing Retreat March 20

March 05, 2020

The Library and the Faculty Development Center invite all faculty to participate in the Spring 2020 Faculty Writing Retreat, to be held Friday, March 20, from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. in the Faculty Development Center Suite in Emerson Library, Suite 420. Registration is now open. Writing Retreats provide dedicated quiet time for faculty to pursue their scholarly and teaching agendas free from distraction, and to experience the support and camaraderie of working side-by-side with colleagues.

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Teaching Festival

2020 Teaching Festival Schedule Feb. 10-14

January 29, 2020

The campus community is invited to participate in Webster's tenth annual Teaching Festival, to be held Feb. 10-14. Participants are encouraged to RSVP for sessions they would like to attend. Highlights of the week's activities include presentations by faculty, students, and staff; a reception with a poster session; and sessions on experiential learning, resources and engaged learning.

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The Reflective Teaching Community Announces New Remote Sessions for Faculty Worldwide

December 19, 2019

Based on growing demand, the Reflective Teaching Community announces that it will hold remote sessions of the learning community via WebEx beginning in January. These sessions continue the learning community’s year-long exploration of the theme of experiential and place-based learning, opening up these conversations to faculty across our network. In order to accommodate as many locations as possible, these sessions will be held at 8:30 or 9 a.m. central time.

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Ellard, Palmore Trains Leiden Community on Student Success Portal

December 05, 2019

Erica Ellard, director of the Academic Resource Center, and Erik Palmore, director of the Faculty Development Center, spent a week in November at the Leiden campus holding training sessions for faculty, staff, and students on the Student Success Portal, powered by Starfish, and other University resources to support student success.

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Faculty

Fall Faculty Writing Retreat Oct. 18

October 07, 2019

Registration is now open for the Fall 2019 Faculty Writing Retreat, to be held on Friday, Oct. 18, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. in the Faculty Development Center. All faculty, both full-time and part-time, are invited to participate. Writing Retreats provide dedicated quiet time for faculty to pursue their scholarly and teaching agendas free from distraction, and to experience the support and camaraderie of working side-by-side with colleagues.

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RTC 2019-20 Conversations: 'Exploring experiential and place-based learning'

September 27, 2019

The Reflective Teaching Community (RTC) invites all full-time and part-time faculty and academic partners are welcome at this monthly gathering to discuss topics in teaching and learning in a supportive environment of like-minded colleagues. The 2019-20 theme for RTC is “Where is this going? Exploring experiential and place-based learning.” This year, we will explore how experiential learning (learning by doing) and place-based learning (engaging students in local to global communities) can enrich and deepen learning for all students.

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Updated Curriculum Proposal Forms Now Available

September 23, 2019

Updated curriculum proposal forms are now available on the Curriculum Committee and Graduate Council websites. The goal of the updated proposal forms is to simplify the proposal process for the petitioner and reviewers.The proposal forms continue to be dynamic and it is strongly recommended that you save your work. The forms are compatible for work to be saved if you use Adobe Acrobat Reader DC or Adobe Acrobat Pro DC. The latest Adobe products are available from Webster University through Adobe Creative Cloud.

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FDC and OIE Staff, Service Updates

September 16, 2019

The Office of Academic Affairs is pleased to announce staff changes in the Faculty Development Center (FDC) and the Office of Institutional Effectiveness (OIE). Marissa Cope, assessment and accreditation analyst, has moved to the FDC. Allison Scheuler joins the OIE in her new role as analyst, continuing her work with the IRB and the Academic Program Review Committee while taking on additional OIE responsibilities. Additionally, the FDC will establish a learning inquiry lab, which will be used to help faculty and academic partners.

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Save The Date: Faculty Networking Event and Resource Fair, Sept. 20

September 12, 2019

All faculty are invited to attend the Faculty Networking Event and Resource Fair on Friday, Sept. 20 for an afternoon of learning and socializing. The event will be held from 4-5:30 p.m. in the East Academic Building, Edward Jones Commons. Join your colleagues for a quick beer or glass of wine, or stay for the entire event.

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Faculty Roundtable on International Research, Sept. 25

September 11, 2019

Do you conduct research involving human subjects outside of the United States? Do you supervise student research at Webster campuses in Europe, Asia or Africa? If yes, you should take part in an upcoming roundtable on Best Practices for Conducting Research in Global Contexts with Cindy Brantmeier, professor and director of Applied Linguistics at Washington University.

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