Warm Syllabus Workshop Brings Inclusive Excellence to Syllabus Design

Research shows that student belonging is a key aspect of student academic success, especially for underrepresented students. A holistic approach to increasing student belonging includes the careful construction of all documents related to the course, including the syllabus. In May, nearly 60 instructors from 30 departments explored ways to reduce unintended barriers and set a […]

Teaching Consultations and Feedback

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: munson@wsu.edu. Requests can […]

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 […]

Dr. Scott Freeman Shares Evidence-Based Teaching Methods for Introductory Science Courses

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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