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DJ Kaiser, School of Education

Supporting Success for English Language Learners in Today's Schools

March 29, 2019

The Webster University School of Education is completing its second year of a five-year, $2.7 million National Professional Development (NPD) grant from the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of English Language Acquisition in a project titled “Increasing Teacher Capacity through Communities of Practice to Serve English Learners.” On April 6, 22 teachers from the first two cohorts will present their group projects.

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Webster University received a $124,000 grant to encourage more to become STEM Teachers in Missouri Schools

Webster Granted $124,000 to Encourage More to Become STEM Teachers in Missouri Schools

February 11, 2019

Webster University was awarded a $124,000 National Science Foundation Noyce Capacity-Building grant to encourage talented science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) majors to become math and science teachers in high-need Missouri K-12 schools, addressing a critical need in the state.

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Office of Research and Sponsored Programs

Tips, Resources for Starting and Sustaining Successful Research Program

March 29, 2018

Webster's Office of Research and Sponsored Programs, and faculty of the College of Arts and Sciences invite community members to this informal and tasty opportunity to learn from two seasoned researchers about how to establish and grow a thriving research program. Join the lunch and learn April 12 and bring your questions for Washington University's Brian Carpenter, professor of Psychological and Brain Sciences, and Susy Stark, associate professor of Occupational Therapy, Neurology and Social Work.

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The Preparatory Program (Prep) is designed to augment the individual music study of exceptionally talented string, woodwind, brass, and piano students who anticipate pursuing a career in music.

Community Music School Awarded NEA Grant

March 21, 2018

The Community Music School of Webster University is receiving a $15,000 grant for its Preparatory Program as part of the National Endowment for the Arts' first major funding announcement for fiscal year 2018. The Art Works category is the NEA’s largest funding category and supports projects that focus on the creation of art that meets the highest standards of excellence, public engagement with diverse and excellent art, lifelong learning in the arts, and/or the strengthening of communities through the arts.

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Join the workshop on Thursday, March 8

Faculty Workshop: Writing for Publication - Challenges, Successes and Tips

March 05, 2018

It is no secret that faculty at universities where teaching is a primary focus such as Webster have wide-ranging responsibilities. However, scholarship is central to a faculty member’s professional identity and benefits students in important ways. For faculty in fields where producing publishable writing is paramount, integrating scholarly writing into your regular routine is critical. In this informal workshop hosted by the ORSP, two Webster University faculty will share their journeys to writing for publication.

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Hasmik Chakaryan will discuss internationalizing counseling as a profession and graduate degree.

Faculty Research Symposium Presenters Announced

January 31, 2018

Eight presenters have been announced for the annual Faculty Research Symposium, which takes place this year on Thursday, Feb. 18, during the annual Teaching Festival. Life in southeast Asia, dance injury prevention, helping students publish and athlete hazing are just some of the topics to be covered by presenters Keith Welsh, Monte Hancock, Bill Russell, Kim Kleinman, Hasmik Chakaryan, Nicole Miller-Struttmann, Con Christeson and Allison Levin.

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Learn about the best practices in online international education at the networking session

Faculty Networking: Engagement in Internationalization Series

January 23, 2018

Faculty are invited to attend a faculty networking session, Exploring Online International Education at Webster, on Wednesday, Jan. 31, from 4-5:30 p.m. in the Faculty Development Center (Library, Suite 420). This is the fourth session in a series titled Engagement in Internationalization. This session will showcase best practices in online international education at Webster, and is designed to inspire ideas and collaboration across our worldwide campus network.

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Submit proposals for the 2nd Annual Faculty Research Symposium.

2nd Annual Faculty Research Symposium: Call for proposals

November 21, 2017

The Office of the Provost, Office of Research and Sponsored Programs, University Library, and Faculty Development Center are working together to draw attention to the exciting research being conducted by our faculty. They will host the 2nd Annual Faculty Research Symposium on Thursday, Feb. 15, 2018, during the annual Teaching Festival. See this post for how to submit proposals. Contact Emily Scharf with questions.

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The event is part of the ORSP's fall speaker series on faculty productivity.

Faculty Workshop: Developing Your Semester Plan

November 13, 2017

For many faculty, the end of a semester can signify the completion of one’s teaching and service responsibilities, at least for the time being. However, all too often, we find that yet another semester has passed before we could accomplish other professional goals, particularly with respect to our scholarship. Come take stock in your progress toward such goals and the effectiveness of your current approach in the Nov. 15 ORSP workshop with Eric Goedereis and Dani MacCartney.

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Event will help faculty build an international portfolio.

International Education Week: 'Internationalizing your CV' Nov. 16

November 10, 2017

Faculty are invited to attend a faculty networking session "Pathways to Internationalizing your CV" on Thursday, Nov. 16, from 4 p.m.-5:30 p.m. in the Library's Faculty Development Center. The event will highlight pathways for faculty to build an international portfolio through Webster resources and programs. RSVPs are required.

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Annual nation-wide celebration of international education and exchange

Webster to Celebrate International Education Week Nov. 13-17

November 09, 2017

International Education Week (IEW) is an annual nation-wide celebration of international education and exchange. It is joint initiative through the U.S. Department of State and the U.S. Department of Education that started in 2000. Colleges and universities across the country host globally themed events and activities throughout the week.

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ORSP will host their next workshop on Wednesday, Oct. 11

ORSP Fall Speaker Series on Faculty Productivity

October 05, 2017

Last Friday brought an impressive group of faculty writers and researchers together for a day of workshops focused on building productivity. In sessions on Planning for a Productive Year and Juggling Multiple Projects, speaker Katie Linder, from Oregon State University, elicited lively conversation around the tools attendees use to stay organized and offered insights into planning regimens that optimize for daily energy levels and maximum accountability. For those who are intent on making meaningful progress in your research this year, please join ORSP and Emerson Library staff for a Lunch and Learn on Wednesday, Oct. 11.

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