2015 Webster University Teaching Festival
'Art of Learning, Craft of Teaching'

Join us February 16-20, 2015 for a variety of events related to the scholarship of teaching and learning facilitated by Webster faculty, staff, and students. A poster reception will feature topics such as student research, using WorldClassRoom tools, teaching in learning communities, and more. A special session will showcase the teaching and learning potential of Webster’s new video collaboration classroom and will include a live demonstration with international colleagues. This year’s festival will feature hands-on workshops. Join Academic Resource Center assistant director Roshaunda Cade for a workshop on formative feedback for student writing. Other sessions including student-centered learning in hybrid travel courses, approaches to teaching and learning with cohort programs, and other exciting topics will take place throughout the week.

Schedule of Events

Date & Time Location Title of Event
Monday, February 16, 12:00noon to 1:00pm Faculty Development Center (FDC) Expanding the Walls of the Classroom: The ILC Culture Hybrid Courses
Tuesday, February 17, 3:00pm to 5:00pm FDC Poster Session
Wednesday, February 18, 12:00noon to 1:00pm FDC Paper, Scissors, Pictures, and Words: Literary Scrapbooks
Thursday, February 19, 9:00am to 10:00am Library Conference Room Different Approaches to News Reporting and Online Media Writing
Thursday, February 19, 10:00am to 11:00am Library Conference Room Showcasing Video Classrooms
Thursday, February 19, 12:00noon to 1:00pm FDC Why Cohorts?
Thursday, February 19, 2:00pm to 3:30pm Library Conference Room Meet Them Where They Are: Engage Your 21st Century Learner workshop
Friday, February 20, 10:00am to 11:30am FDC Formative Feedback and Writing workshop