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One-credit workshops are being offered in several Adobe CC applications.

All Webster Students, Faculty, Staff Access Adobe Creative Cloud

January 08, 2018

The latest phase of Webster University's partnership with Adobe grants access to Adobe Creative Cloud and 20GB of cloud storage for every student, faculty member and employee across all of Webster’s U.S. and international campuses as well as its online platforms. Students will be able to use Adobe CC to create persuasive and compelling digital content, develop new critical thinking skills and share work with fellow students through these cutting-edge educational tools.

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Use these suggestions from the ARC to prepare for final exams

Best Practices for Students Regarding Preparing for Final Exams

November 13, 2017

The Academic Resource Center (ARC) understands how stressful preparing for finals can be—for faculty members as well as students. Final exams often test the knowledge students have acquired throughout the entire semester, and depending on how their finals are weighted, their final exam grades could mean the difference between an A and a C on their transcripts.

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Michael Cottam

Cottam Named Dean, AVP of Military Campuses and Online Education

August 22, 2017

Provost Julian Schuster has announced that Michael Cottam, associate vice president and director of the Online Learning Center, has been named dean and associate vice president of Military Campuses and Online Education effective Sept. 1. In this role, Cottam will oversee military base locations in addition to the online operations.

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Simone Cummings

In the News: Cummings profile; Woolf on Trump; Cottam on online; Erbs '85 salute

August 11, 2017

Simone Cummings was profiled in the St. Louis American for her new role as dean of the Walker School. ... Linda Woolf's op/ed on President Trump's speech to the Boy Scouts was published in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. ... EducationDIVE spoke with Michael Cottom about online learning opportunities for degree completion. ... Donna Erbs ’85 has been named by the St. Louis Business Journal as one of this year’s Most Influential Business Women.

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Lt. Col. R. Tyler Willibanks, a Webster alumnus who is the deputy commander of

Webster Alumnus Serves as Deputy Commander of the Elite Old Guard Army Regiment

July 13, 2017

Lt. Col. R. Tyler Willbanks, who graduated with a master’s degree in international relations this spring, serves as the deputy regimental commander of The Old Guard, also known as the Third U.S. Infantry Regiment. The elite unit serves at military funerals, major events with international dignitaries, and other high-profile occasions such as the recent presidential inauguration.

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Bringing critical thinking into the classroom

Online Learning Presents First Fridays: Critical Thinking April 14

April 07, 2017

This webinar will cover the integration of critical thinking components across the curriculum. The concept of critical thinking will be defined and specific ways to bring critical thinking into your classroom. More specifically, the session will look at ways to include critical thinking components to the online environment. It will take place on Friday, April 14, at 9 a.m CDT. 

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Sessions are also recorded for those who cannot attend live.

Library Webinars: Research Techniques, Overview of Library Resources for You

March 22, 2017

In its continuing series of global webinars for faculty, students and staff at any campus, the Webster University Library offers more sessions this spring on "Beginning Research for BUSN and MNGT 5000," "Mendeley 102: Advanced Techniques for Researchers," plus its regular "Overview of Library Resources." For those who cannot attend at the time of the webinar, registering allows you to see a recorded version.

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News and professional activities from Webster University faculty and staff

News Around Webster: Rein Fulbright; Andrews London fellowship; Ervin leader summit; OLC on transfer students

February 28, 2017

The Library's Laura Rein has been named a Fulbright Specialist, Thailand's Tim Andrews has been appointed senior visiting research fellow at the London School of Economics, Katie Ervin served on a panel for the K.C. Executive Leadership Summit, and a team from the Online Learning Center and Advising will present in Jefferson City on how Webster serves transfer students.

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