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Faculty workshop: Concept maps enrich learning
February 4, 2015

By Richard H. Miller, Global Campus

adesope-o-2011-80PULLMAN, Wash. – PowerPoint presentations divide information into bullet points. “Concept maps” use the opposite approach: They require students to connect information – and that takes them to what assistant professor Olusola Adesope calls “a higher level of cognitive process.”

Teaching Academy adds 25, plans workshops and mentoring
December 9, 2014

By Beverly Makhani, Office of Undergraduate Education
And Will Ferguson, College of Arts & Sciences

medal-80PULLMAN, Wash. – Twenty-five educators with a passion to improve teaching and learning at Washington State University were inducted into the WSU Teaching Academy this month.

Faculty use virtual worlds to expand access, feed curiosity
October 29, 2014

By Richard H. Miller, Global Campus

Ray-Lee-80PULLMAN, Wash. – Unless you’ve got a Learjet or a set of gills, virtual worlds can be preferable to reality, presenters said Monday at a faculty-led workshop on student success.

Grant helps create Hanford course for Tri-Cities freshmen
August 19, 2014

By Madison Rosenbaum, WSU Tri-Cities student intern

McAteerRICHLAND, Wash. – A professor at Washington State University Tri-Cities hopes to better engage freshmen by integrating local, Hanford history into a required core class this fall.

WSU students take learning on the road with mobile garden
June 19, 2014

By Kate Wilhite, College of Agricultural, Human & Natural Resource Sciences

mac-80PULLMAN, Wash. – As a freshman, Ciara Dahm brought her dresser to Washington State University to hold T-shirts, socks and sweaters – not chickens, worms and mushrooms.

New Native ed leader seeks to develop training, curricula
April 9, 2014

By C. Brandon Chapman, College of Education

Watson-80PULLMAN, Wash. – Francene Watson recently was named the new director for the Clearinghouse on Native Teaching & Learning at Washington State University. She is working with others to develop new goals and revitalize the mission and services offered.