This is a blog that contains teaching resources for McKelvey faculty and instructors as we prepare for teaching this fall.

Syllabus statements

This blog post will be pinned to the top of the blog for the first few weeks of the Fall semester. Here you will find suggested syllabus language regarding student resources and policies for this semester. We intend these statements to be easily adapted for inclusion as a section in your existing syllabus, a separate […]

Recording: Flipping your classroom do’s and don’ts (July 23, 2021)

During this brown bag, Jason Crandall presented general guidelines on why and how to flip a course, while Patty Weisensee gave a detailed look at her journey with flipping Thermodynamics II. She also provided examples of modules, quiz questions, worksheets, and grading practices from her course. The session recording is linked below and the presentation […]

Recording: Canvas Hints and Hacks (July 9, 2021)

This brown bag was an overview of advanced Canvas topics. Bill Siever and Chiamaka Asinugo presented tips on scraping and simplifying various kinds of data out of Canvas, course design, using quiz banks, and useful third party tools. The session recording is linked below. You may need your WUSTL key to view this recording. If […]

Virtual Brown Bag (FRIDAY, July 23rd): Flipping your Classroom: Do’s and Don’ts

The McKelvey Instructional Design Team will be holding a Lunch and Learn session focused on “Flipping your Classroom: Do’s and Don’ts” on Friday (7/23) @ 12:00pm. Jason Crandall will discuss general guidance for flipped classes, and Patty Weisensee will share insights from four semesters of flipping a mechanical engineering course. What: Flipping your Classroom: Do’s and Don’ts Virtual Brown […]

Virtual Brown Bag (FRIDAY, July 9th): Canvas Hints and Hacks

The McKelvey Instructional Design Team will be holding a Lunch and Learn session focused on “Canvas Hints and Hacks” on Friday (7/9) @ 12:00pm. Bill Siever will show how Python scripts can be used with Canvas (e.g., easily updating all due dates for a new semester) and some useful Chrome Extensions, including one developed for grading in […]

Libraries website redesign

From Lauren Todd, Engineering Subject Librarian: The University Libraries will launch a redesigned website on February 18. You can see a preview and learn more details here. The primary goal is to make it easier and more intuitive for our users to connect and find what they need. The updates are based on long-term feedback, and […]