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Faculty suggest ‘STEM hub’ to boost education efforts
February 10, 2016

stem-detailPULLMAN, Wash. – Some 30 faculty, staff and administrators learned about STEM resources, grant availability and connections to the arts during a half-day workshop to bolster Washington State University’s research, teaching and learning in STEM education.

Jan. 26: Using feedback to increase teaching effectiveness
January 25, 2016

By Dustin VandeHoef, College of Education intern

Sue-BrookhartPULLMAN, Wash. – The characteristics of effective feedback and how it can be used to empower students will be presented by educational consultant Susan Brookhart at 3 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 26, in Goertzen 21, at Washington State University.

WSU Tri-Cities students learn to repurpose wine waste
December 3, 2015

By Maegan Murray, WSU Tri-Cities

mixing-compost-at-wine-centerRICHLAND, Wash. – Students in linked biology and chemistry courses worked with the Wine Science Center this semester to test “recipes” for composting wine pomace – the grape skins, stems and seeds left over from winemaking. The Washington State University Tri-Cities classes will assess and compare results in the next few weeks.

Flipping the classroom to improve learning
October 27, 2015

By Will Ferguson, College of Arts & Sciences

Paul-BuckleyPULLMAN, Wash. – Class lectures at home? Homework in the classroom? Welcome to introductory chemistry at Washington State University where the traditional concept of lecture-based learning has been flipped.

Akmal to chair Department of Teaching and Learning
September 2, 2015

By C. Brandon Chapman, College of Education

AkmalPULLMAN, Wash. – The College of Education has named Tariq Akmal as interim chair of the Department of Teaching and Learning at Washington State University.

Sept. 10 deadline for assessment mini-grant applications
April 30, 2015

teaching-and-learningPULLMAN, Wash. – Faculty involved with undergraduate programs working to improve assessment of student learning can apply through Sept. 10 for mini-grants from the Office of Assessment of Teaching and Learning.

From the provost: Cougar PAWS gaining traction
April 28, 2015

from-the-provost-logoPULLMAN, Wash. – Last year, we set in place a series of programs aimed at actively fostering an atmosphere at WSU that supports innovative research and academic excellence. The Cougar PAWS (Promoting Academic Ways to Success) initiative sparked progress in many areas.

Tech Test Kitchen: Hands-on help with new educational tools
March 23, 2015

By Richard H. Miller, Global Campus

Tech-Test-Kitchen-230PULLMAN, Wash. – Staff and faculty can try out the latest educational technologies in a supportive environment with the Technology Test Kitchen, which starts with an open house Wednesday, March 25, and continues for five weeks.