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Teaching Festival Preview: Building an Inclusive, Empowering Classroom

February 10, 2017

Faculty, students and academic partners are invited to attend a workshop entitled “Creating Meaningful Change: Building an Inclusive and Empowering Classroom Environment,” Friday, Feb. 17, noon-1 p.m. in the Library Conference Room (Library 120). In this hands-on session, participants will strengthen their self-awareness of how they approach diverse identities (such as race, socio-economic status, gender, ethnicity, sexuality, nationality, ability/disability, etc.) while developing strategies for communicating with all students in their classes.

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Teaching Festival Preview: Faculty Workshop on Evaluating Student Work with Turnitin

February 10, 2017

Faculty, students and academic partners are invited to attend a presentation on “Evaluating Student Work with Turnitin” on Friday, Feb. 17, 1-2 p.m., in the Library Conference Room (Library 120). This presentation will show participants how to read and evaluate a Turnitin originality report accurately, how to identify instances of plagiarism, and how to help students avoid academic dishonesty.

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Teaching Festival Preview: Faculty Presentation on an International Podcasting Project

February 08, 2017

Giving students voice and showing them how to refine and post those ideas are 21st century skills. They are also skills students know they need and want, so the medium, the simple podcast, becomes a way to promote student agency. By connecting the university’s international sites together with a single project, we can also foster inclusion and diversity.

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Teaching Festival Preview: Faculty Workshops on Engaging Students

February 08, 2017

Faculty, students and academic partners are invited to attend two workshop sessions on Feb.16 about engaging students in the classroom by Julie Smith of the Communications & Journalism Department. Session one: “Wake Them Up! Engagement Strategies for the College Classroom,"will be held Thursday, Feb. 16, from 11 a.m.-noon in the Library Conference Room (Library 120). Session 2: “Finding the Student Voice of the Introvert,” will be held Thursday, Feb. 16, from noon-1 p.m. in the Library Conference Room (Library 120).

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Teaching Festival Preview: President Stroble to Participate on Scholars Learning Community Panel

February 07, 2017

Faculty, students and academic partners are invited to attend the premier session of the 2017 Teaching Festival held on Tuesday, Feb. 14, from noon-1p.m. in the Emerson Library Conference Room 120. The theme is “The Scholars Learning Community in the City of Webster Groves: Inquiry and Active Learning to Claim an Education.”

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Teaching Festival Preview: Panel Discussion on College Credit for Adult Learners

February 07, 2017

Faculty, students and academic partners are invited to attend a panel discussion entitled “College Credit for What Adult Learners Already Know: Helping Students Document Their Learning,” to be held Wednesday, Feb. 15, noon to 1 p.m. in the Faculty Development Center Suite (Library 420).

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Stop by to celebrate innovations and successes in teaching and learning.

Teaching Festival Preview: 2017 Opens with Poster Session, Reception

February 06, 2017

The opening reception and poster session of the 2017 Teaching Festival will be held on Monday, Feb. 13, 3-5 p.m. in the Faculty Development Center (Library Suite 420), and the event will feature projects by faculty, students, and academic partners. The entire Webster community is invited to stop by for refreshments and to celebrate Webster’s innovations and successes in the area of teaching and learning.

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Presentations, panels and discussions will be oriented around the theme

2017 Teaching Festival Schedule and Highlights

January 23, 2017

Faculty, staff, and students are invited to participate in the annual Teaching Festival organized by the Faculty Development Center, Academic Resource Center and University Libraries, to be held Feb. 13-17 in Emerson Library. This year's theme is "Finding and Sharing Voice: Active Learning for Inquiry, Agency, and Leadership."

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