Workshops and Training

Scientific Teaching Workshop

Scientific Teaching involves applying scientific methods and rigor to teaching practice; it encourages using active learning strategies to better engage students in learning. On October 17, Dr. Samantha Gizerian and Dr. Steve Lampa introduced the principles of scientific teaching as part of the College of Veterinary Medicine’s Teaching Academy. Attendees mapped deliberate teaching methods to […]

Flipping the Classroom, Panel Discussion

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 […]

Diane O’Dowd Visit & Workshop Series

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 […]


Assessment coordinators from most undergraduate programs attended program assessment report writing workshops/meetings with ATL staff where they reviewed the report template and the online report writing toolkit. These meetings provided an opportunity for coordinators to ask questions specific to their program’s assessment while also sharing ideas with coordinators from other programs.