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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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Reflective Teaching Community Meeting, March 1

February 22, 2019

The next meeting of the Reflective Teaching Community (RTC) will be Friday, March 1, 12-1 p.m. Muthoni Musangali, Associate Professor in the Dept. of Professional Counseling, will facilitate our session, Teaching with Empathy and Analyzing My Implicit Biases. The Faculty Development Center invites all full-time and part-time faculty and academic partners to participate in these monthly discussions and to join us for a pizza lunch.

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FDC announces Active Learning Tuesdays schedule for February and March

FDC Announces Active Learning Tuesdays Schedule for February and March

January 29, 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.

tags: faculty, webster life, webster today, active learning, fdc, faculty development center, teaching

This year’s Teaching Festival will feature presentations and panel discussions by Webster faculty, students, and staff.

2019 Teaching Festival Schedule Announced

January 28, 2019

The entire campus community is invited to participate in Webster’s yearly Teaching Festival, to be held Feb. 12-14. This year’s Teaching Festival will feature presentations and panel discussions by Webster faculty, students, and staff. Participants are encouraged to RSVP for sessions they would like to attend.

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Creativity and Evidence Learning Community are held monthly. The next meeting is Thursday, Jan. 24.

Creativity and Evidence Faculty Learning Community Meets Jan. 24

January 18, 2019

The next meeting of the Creativity and Evidence Learning Community will be held Thursday, Jan. 24 at 3 p.m. in the FDC Suite (Library 420). All part-time and full-time faculty and academic partners are invited to join the group’s monthly meetings, which focus on using digital tools to promote creativity while teaching skills such as critical thinking, digital literacy, and effective communication.

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Reflective Teaching Community Meeting, Dec. 7

November 29, 2018

The next meeting of the Reflective Teaching Community (RTC) will be Friday, Dec. 7, 12-1 p.m. David Werfelmann, Assistant Professor of Music, will facilitate our discussion on I Have No Time! Creating Change Amidst the Hustle. The Faculty Development Center invites all full-time and part-time faculty and academic partners to participate in these monthly discussions and to join us for a pizza lunch.

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Webster's Faculty Development Center Launches Creativity and Evidence Learning Community

Creativity and Evidence Faculty Learning Community: Adobe Tools Nov. 15

November 06, 2018

The next meeting will be held Thursday, Nov. 15, from 3-4 p.m. in the FDC Suite (Library 420). Faculty member Martha Kneib will demonstrate how she uses Adobe Spark and Illustrator to create engaging assignments for her students. Participants will have the opportunity to ask questions and to share how they are using digital tools to promote learning and creativity.

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Submissions must be submitted by Jan. 9

Webster Teaching Festival 2019 Call for Proposals

November 02, 2018

The Teaching Festival Committee is now accepting proposals for presentations and posters for the 2019 Teaching Festival. The Teaching Festival will be held the week of Feb. 11, and proposals will be accepted until Jan. 9. All Webster instructors, part-time and full-time, are invited to participate.

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Reflective Teaching Community Meeting, Nov. 2

October 25, 2018

The next meeting of the Reflective Teaching Community (RTC) will be Friday, Nov. 2, 12-1 p.m. Bruce Umbaugh, Professor of Philosophy, will facilitate our discussion on How to Prepare for Class Without Over-preparing. The Faculty Development Center invites all full-time and part-time faculty and academic partners to participate in these monthly discussions and to join us for a pizza lunch.

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