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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 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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2017 Teaching Festival Call For Proposals

October 05, 2016

The Teaching Festival Committee invites proposals for presentations, posters, panels, and roundtable discussions for the 2017 Teaching Festival on the theme, “Finding and Sharing Voice: Active Learning for Inquiry, Agency, and Leadership.” The Teaching Festival will be held Feb. 13-17, 2017, and proposals will be accepted until Dec. 16.

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Around Webster: Brutschin, Schubert; Yamnitz, Ferezan, Borgerding, Anderson

June 03, 2016

Vienna professors Elina Brutschin and Samuel Schubert published in ERSS on the geopolitics of the Arctic, Cindy Yamnitz appeared on a MOAHEAD disabilities services panel, Jodie Borgerding led Missouri librarians on Capitol Hill, Walker School faculty member Jeffrey Ferezan was honored for teaching impact, and Fort Leavenworth faculty member Dave Anderson was honored by the U.S. Army Command and General Staff College.

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Book Club: 'All the Light We Cannot See' March 21

March 02, 2016

Next up in the Webster University Book Club repertoire is 'All the Light We Cannot See' which tells both the story of Marie-Laure, a 12-year-old who is blind and forced to flee Nazi-occupied Paris with her father. Discussion will be held Monday, March 21, at noon in the Library Conference Room. Everyone is welcome. Book Club: 'All the Light We Cannot See' March 21

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Teaching Festival Highlights Webinar Feb. 25

February 11, 2016

For those unable to attend the 2016 Teaching Festival, a webinar featuring highlights, interviews and live interaction with presenters will take place Feb. 25, 5-6 p.m. The annual Teaching Festival is hosted by the Faculty Development Center in collaboration with the Online Learning Center and University Library staff, and is facilitated by Webster faculty, staff and students with a variety of events related to the scholarship of teaching and learning.

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Webster's annual teaching festival celebrates the scholarship of teaching and learning.

2016 Teaching Festival: Schedule, Highlights, RSVP

February 05, 2016

The weeklong 2016 annual Teaching Festival will take place Feb. 15-19 in Emerson Library. The festival, which is a partnership of the Faculty Development Center, the Online Learning Center, Emerson Library and the Writing Center, is an occasion to share effective and innovative teaching practices of Webster faculty members.

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Book Club: 'Black Man in a White Coat' Jan. 11

January 07, 2016

Next up in the Webster University Book Club repertoire is Damon Tweedy’s "Black Man in a White Coat: A Doctor’s Reflections on Race and Medicine," which tells both the story of Tweedy’s medical school experiences as an African-American man interspersed with a broader discussion of health and health care issues related to race. Discussion will be held Monday, Jan. 11, at noon in the Library Conference Room. Everyone is welcome.

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Book Club: 'The Swerve' Nov. 16

November 10, 2015

Next up in the Webster University Book Club repertoire is "The Swerve: How the World Became Modern" by Stephen Greenblatt, which tells the story of the 15th-century discovery of a long-neglected manuscript. Discussion of "The Swerve" will be held Monday, Nov. 16, at noon in the Library Conference Room. Everyone is welcome.

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