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WSU President’s Teaching Academy: Elevating excellence in teaching and learning throughout Washington State University.

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

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

  • Faculty led workshops: Simple changes, big impact. Oct. 28 Faculty Led Workshop on Large Enrollment: Management and Finesse

    This 12:30 – 1:30 p.m. faculty-led workshop from Academic Outreach and Innovation’s Learning Innovations initiative will be led by a panel of presenters who have many years of experience teaching large enrollment courses. Such courses present a unique set of challenges, especially in the distance delivery environment. A link to join the workshop using Zoom can be accessed via the WSU events calendar.

    This 12:30 – 1:30 p.m. faculty-led workshop from Academic Outreach and Innovation’s Learning Innovations initiative will be led by a panel of presenters who have many years of experience teaching large enrollment courses. Such courses present a unique set of … » More …

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  • WSU DAESA Announces 2020 Division Awards to Faculty, Staff, and Students

    The Washington State University Division of Academic Engagement and Student Achievement (DAESA) honored outstanding faculty, staff, and students for their contributions throughout academic year 2019-20 to its programs that promote student, teaching, and learning success and excellence university wide.

    The Washington State University Division of Academic Engagement and Student Achievement (DAESA) honored outstanding faculty, staff, and students for their contributions throughout academic year 2019-20 to its programs that promote student, teaching, and learning success and excellence university wide.

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  • Radha Nandagopal, a new member of the President's Teaching Academy, speaks to students around a table. WSU President’s Teaching Academy Welcomes 27 New Members

    Twenty-seven faculty members from six colleges and 17 departments are the newest members of the President’s Teaching Academy at Washington State University, nearly doubling the membership in the institution’s premier organization dedicated to teaching excellence.

    MEDIA CONTACT: Clif Stratton, WSU President’s Teaching Academy Chair, 509-335-2230, clif.stratton@wsu.edu

    Twenty-seven faculty members from six colleges and 17 departments are the newest members of the President’s Teaching Academy at Washington State University, nearly doubling the membership in the institution’s premier organization dedicated to teaching excellence, said Clif Stratton, chair.

    “They include tenured, tenure-track, and career-track faculty with at least three years of teaching experience at … » More …

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