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Teaching & Learning Symposium

Join us April 11-18 for the 2023 Teaching & Learning Symposium. This tri-campus event showcases UW’s vibrant teaching community and UW instructors’ new and exciting work in the classroom. The symposium features a range of interactive workshops and sessions. Check them out below:

Image of Kevin GannonKeynote: “Sustaining Communities of Hope”

Kevin Gannon, Professor of History

April 18 | 1-2:15pm | Walker Ames Room, KNE 225

Gannon, author of Radical Hope: A Teaching Manifesto, will invite us to develop a sustainable teaching practice grounded in an ethic of hope.

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Panel: Conversations on Teaching & Learning

April 18 | 2:30-3:45pm | Walker Ames Room, KNE 225

Join UW educators in a live, in-person panel conversation about how to make our teaching practice more sustainable. This cross-disciplinary panel will explore how the concept of sustainability, broadly defined, might lead us toward practices that better support students and instructors.

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Workshop: Fostering a Sense of Belonging through the Syllabus

Kevin Gannon, Professor of History

April 18 | 9:30-10:30am | Zoom

Led by Kevin Gannon, author of Radical Hope: A Teaching Manifesto, participants will explore ways the syllabus can support our pedagogical goals and students’ sense of belonging.

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Teaching & Learning Showcase

Opens on April 11

The showcase features UW instructors’ learner-centered teaching practices and research. This digital gallery will go live on April 11. Check back then and join us celebrating the UW teaching community’s efforts to engage in reflective, evidence-based teaching.

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About the Symposium

The UW Teaching & Learning Symposium brings UW faculty, staff, and students together to:

  • Build conversation and community around teaching, learning, and related research
  • Highlight research and practices that advance student learning
  • Promote reflection, innovation, and collaboration in teaching