2019 Teaching Festival | Webster University

2019 Teaching Festival

The 2019 Teaching Festival was held Feb. 12-14, and featured presentations and panel discussions by Webster faculty, students, and staff.

Highlights of the week’s activities included:

  • Active learning and collaborative learning strategies that motivate students
  • Experiential learning sessions: student and faculty panels about experiential projects, such as a recent visit to the U.S.-Mexico Border to assist asylum seekers
  • Student perspectives on learning and inclusion: views on effective classroom environments, helping faculty navigate trans and non-binary student needs
  • Supporting student success: using metacognitive strategies to enhance student learning, what faculty and staff can do to support student retention

Teaching Festival Sessions:

Date & Time Location Title of Event
Tuesday, February 12, 9:00-9:30 am Library Conference Room
Library 120
PRESENTATION
Active Learning Strategies with Annotation, Note-taking, and Flash Cards
Tuesday, February 12, 9:30-10 am Library Conference Room
Library 120
PRESENTATION
Creative Strategies to Increase Student Learning & Engagement
Tuesday, February 12, 10:00-10:30 am Library Conference Room
Library 120
PRESENTATION
Student Generated Practice Test Questions: Does Quantity Matter?
Tuesday, February 12, 12-1 pm Library Conference Room
Library 120
PRESENTATION
Student Views on Effective Classroom Learning Environments (Pizza lunch)
Tuesday, February 12, 1:30-2:30 pm Library Conference Room
Library 120
PANEL PRESENTATION WITH STUDENTS
Outside the Box: Student-Led Experiential Learning at Webster
Tuesday, February 12, 3-4 pm Sverdrup 119, Active Learning Classroom Active Learning Open Lab
Thursday, February 14, 9-10 am Library Conference Room
Library 120
PANEL PRESENTATION
Telling Stories of Our Work along the U.S. Border
Thursday, February 14, 11 am-12 am Library Conference Room
Library 120
PRESENTATION
University Transformation with Student Success Data
Thursday, February 14, 12-1 pm Library Conference Room
Library 120
PANEL PRESENTATION WITH STUDENTS
Pronouns in the Classroom: Navigating Trans and Non-binary Student Needs (Pizza lunch)

 

The Teaching Festival is sponsored by the Faculty Development Center in partnership with the Academic Resource Center, the Online Learning Center, and the University Library.