Tuesday, January 9, 2018
The Knight Center, Washington University
The 2018 iTeach symposium will open with a welcome by Provost Holden Thorp and a plenary by Mary Murphy, PhD entitled Barriers and Breakthroughs: Social-Psychological Interventions to Support Student Success. Dr. Murphy is Associate Professor of Psychological and Brain Sciences and the Associate Vice Provost for Student Diversity and Inclusion at Indiana University. For details about the program and a link to the registration form, please see our website.
The plenary will be followed by sixteen interactive sessions led by Washington University faculty and staff on topics such as
- Strategies for fostering inclusion and diversity in our classrooms, campus, and community
- Approaches to improving learning by promoting resilience, growth mindset, and metacognition
- Insights from research on teaching and learning at Washington University
- Methods for integrating active learning and teaching critical thinking across the disciplines
Held every other January since 2002, the iTeach symposium is sponsored by Arts & Sciences, the University Libraries, The Teaching Center, and the Office of the Provost.