teaching and learning

Smith teaching/learning grant applications due March 30

PULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University faculty with innovative ideas to impact teaching and “demonstrably enhance” undergraduate learning can apply through March 30 for a $7,000 Smith Teaching and Learning Grant.

Faculty get grants to improve undergrad teaching, learning

By Beverly Makhani, Undergraduate Education PULLMAN, Wash. – Seven grants of $7,000 recently were awarded to faculty for 2016-17 to develop innovative strategies that demonstrably enhance student learning, with preference given to projects that impact large numbers of students.

April 25: Interactive teaching the focus of free presentations

MOSCOW, Idaho – Faculty, staff and students are invited to a free symposium about improving student engagement and success via active learning at 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Monday, April 25. Three Washington State University professors will make presentations at the gathering, which will be at the University of Idaho Commons. Breakfast and lunch are included.

March 8 workshop offers tips on flipping the classroom

By Richard Miller, Academic Outreach and Innovation PULLMAN, Wash. – In fall 2013, math instructor Paul Krouss watched Kristin Lesseig at work during a peer observation program. Lesseig, an assistant professor of math education, was teaching Mathematics for College and Secondary Teachers using a flipped classroom model.