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Find out more about the WSU Teaching Academy and how we advance the priority of teaching and learning in the mission and goals of WSU.

Registration Open for TEACHxWSU 2022

The inaugural, annual conference on October 21, 2022 will focus on Universal Design for Learning (UDL). No-cost lunches will be available to the first 250 registrants at WSU Pullman.

Learn about the event & sign up to attend

This is why we make it our goal to:

  • Promote a university culture that values, supports, and rewards excellence in teaching and the scholarship of teaching.
  • Drive implementation of academic goals that elevate the quality of educational program processes and outcomes and student achievement.
  • Support models of teaching and learning that foster deep and lasting understanding by learners.
  • Facilitate the creation of mindsets and practices of students and faculty that drive self-motivated life-long learning.

Teaching Excellence in the News

  • Registration open for Oct. 21 TEACHxWSU event

    All Washington State University instructional employees are invited to register for the first annual TEACHxWSU, set for 9 a.m.–6 p.m. on Fri. Oct. 21, 2022. All faculty, graduate assistants, administrators, and staff are welcome to sign up to attend in-person at the Pullman M.G. Carey Senior Ballroom in the Compton Union Building or through live-stream to other sites. “The goal of TEACHxWSU is to share thought-provoking, evidence-based concepts and techniques with educators so that we can create high-quality teaching and learning environments for our students,” said Joy Egbert, event organizer.

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  • WSU Teaching Academy announces 2022 awards for five faculty

    Five faculty members received three types of awards from the Washington State University Teaching Academy, recognizing their impact on excellence in teaching and learning across the institution. “The committee was pleased to review many outstanding submissions for all of our awards this year,” said Samantha Gizerian, chair of the academy’s grants and awards committee. “Those chosen as recipients truly embody the depth and breadth of efforts and contributions made by our faculty.”

    Five faculty members received three types of awards from the Washington State University Teaching Academy, recognizing their impact on excellence in teaching and learning across the institution.

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  • The official WSU logo. First TEACHxWSU event set for Oct. 21 by WSU Teaching Academy

    The Washington State University Teaching Academy has set Fri., Oct 21 as the date of the inaugural, annual TEACHxWSU event for faculty and teaching assistants, focused this year on learning about and practicing Universal Design for Learning (UDL) principles in higher education. Formatted much like TEDx presentations, TEACHxWSU 2022 will feature in-person presentations on the WSU Pullman campus with live-streaming to remote participants. University of Hawaii at Manoa professor Kavita Rao will be the keynote speaker, and guest experts from WSU will also share their knowledge.

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