WSU Teaching Academy members are pleased to offer several individual services for the Washington State University teaching community: Class Observation/Syllabus Analysis and Feedback Guidance for Creating Teaching Portfolios and/or Preparing for Tenure or Promotion Applications Individual Mentoring Group Mentoring To request a service, send an email to Chuck Munson, Teaching Academy Chair, at: firstname.lastname@example.org. Requests can […]
The flipped classroom is a teaching model in which students study traditional lecture material outside of class and instructors use class time to guide activities traditionally assigned as homework. Flipping the classroom allows instructors to repurpose class time for student questions about lecture content, hands-on application of knowledge, and interaction with classmates around course material. A large […]
Dr. Scott Freeman, an NSF-funded biology education researcher and UW Distinguished Teaching Award recipient, shared insights from his research at the School of Molecular Biosciences Seminar Series on September 19th, 2013. Dr. Freeman’s research focuses on enhancing student learning and success in introductory biology courses, using low cost or no cost techniques. He is the […]
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In February 2012, Diane O’Dowd, Howard Hughes Medical Institute Professor and neurobiologist, delivered a keynote address and conducted a series of workshops at WSU about active learning in large classes, teaching in STEM disciplines, mentoring TAs of large classes, and balancing a successful research career with effective and creative teaching. The event was sponsored by […]