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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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Chancellor Stroble to Facilitate RTC Conversation on Place-Based Education

September 27, 2019

Chancellor Beth Stroble will facilitate the next Reflective Teaching Community (RTC) session, “Place-Based Education: Implications for Identity and Community." The RTC theme for this academic year explores how experiential learning and place-based learning can enrich and deepen learning for all students. Join the conversation and a pizza lunch on Friday, Oct. 4, session from noon-1 p.m., in the Library Conference Room. RSVP to Liza Dister at edister17@webster.edu.

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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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2019-20 Reflective Teaching Community Begins Sept. 6

September 03, 2019

The 2019-20 Reflective Teaching Community (RTC) will hold its first meeting of the year on Friday, Sept. 6, 12-1 p.m. in the Faculty Development Center (FDC) Suite (Library 420). 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 first topic is Experiential and Integrative Learning, facilitated by Karla Armbruster.

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Faculty Learning Community: Teaching and Learning Inquiry

September 03, 2019

The new Teaching and Learning Inquiry Group (SoTL) is a community of supportive faculty and staff dedicated to encouraging SoTL work as well as institutional inquiry. Participants will engage with the group by planning a SoTL project in their discipline, learning how SoTL work can benefit them and their students, or exploring answers to an institutional question. Click through for meeting dates for the 2019-20 academic year.

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Register for the July 18 retreat in Webster Groves.

Summer 2019 Faculty Writing Retreat

July 02, 2019

Registration is now open for the Summer 2019 Faculty Writing Retreat, to be held on Thursday, July 18, in the Faculty Development Center Suite (Emerson Library, Suite 420). The Library and the Faculty Development Center invite all Webster faculty, both full-time and part-time, 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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NAFSA’s Architecture for Global Learning Series Webinar April 18

NAFSA's Architecture for Global Learning Series Webinar April 18

April 04, 2019

Global Program Development (GPD) will host a one-hour webinar on “Assessment of Global Learning Toward Accreditation” as part of NAFSA's Architecture for Global Learning Webinar Series. The webinar will be streamed on Thursday, April 18 in the Faculty Development Center (FDC) Library Suite 420 from 1-2 p.m. Lunch will be provided at 12:30 p.m. This is the sixth and final session in Series III of Architecture for Global Learning.

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FDC Announces Additional Active Learning Tuesdays Topics for March and April

FDC Announces Active Learning Tuesdays Topics for March and April

March 18, 2019

The Faculty Development Center invites all interested Webster University faculty and staff to join them for Active Learning Tuesdays, workshops focused on engaged learning, technology, and student success. All workshops are held on Tuesdays from 3-4 p.m. in Sverdrup 119, the Active Learning space. Feel free to drop in or register now. RSVPs are appreciated.

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Paul Hanstedt will give the keynote presentation at the Kemper Speaker on Excellence in Teaching and Learning.

Kemper Speaker on Excellence in Teaching and Learning, Faculty Workshop

March 04, 2019

Provost Julian Schuster invites the Webster community to the seventh annual William T. Kemper Speaker on Excellence in Teaching and Learning on March 29. There will be a keynote presentation by Paul Hanstedt followed by a faculty workshop, "Creating Wicked Students: Designing Assignments that Improve Student Authority."

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