2018 Faculty Symposium
Keep CALM and Teach on! Present your teaching ideas and research studies at the Annual Faculty Symposium on March 20, 2018 in the Shepherd Union Building. We invite all faculty to participate in this event. Share your ideas about teaching and learning. Discuss current issues in education. Disseminate your research – in progress or completed. Collaborate with your colleagues and organize a panel discussion. The conference is open to all WSU faculty (full-time and adjunct faculty) who are willing to share their classroom practices, research, and ideas that elevate the teaching and learning experiences at WSU.
Purpose and Objectives of the Symposium
Why should you participate? The symposium will provide an opportunity for WSU faculty and staff to share and learn new teaching and learning best practices, innovations, research and lessons learned to promote the scholarship of teaching and learning on campus. The conference also provides an avenue for faculty and staff to share what they have presented (and also learned) related to teaching and learning at professional conferences.
Symposium Learning Outcomes
- Participants will feel an increased desire to integrate more effective, efficient, and innovative teaching strategies in their courses.
- Participants will recognize and apply key principles that they have learned from other WSU faculty to promote more effective, efficient, and innovative learning strategies in their courses.
- The symposium will provide an opportunity for faculty to share best practices, innovations, and/or lessons learned from their teaching experiences with their colleagues.
- The symposium will provide an opportunity for faculty to network and develop professional relationships and collaborations with each other based on common interests.
- The symposium will provide an opportunity for faculty to give a professional presentation related to the scholarship of teaching and learning. This experience may encourage more faculty to be more involved in research and present their research at professional conferences.
- The conference will provide an opportunity for faculty and staff to share what they have presented (and also learned) at professional conferences with other WSU faculty.
Who Should Attend
The primary target audience for this conference is WSU faculty. Staff and students may also be included to present and share with faculty presentations, e.g., service learning projects, civic engagement, collaborations, etc. The conference is open to all WSU faculty (full-time and adjunct).
Please follow this link to register to attend the event. Deadline is March 13.