Mark McDaniel Recognized for Prospective Memory Research

By Erin on January 12, 2018 in Uncategorized

CIRCLE co-PI Mark McDaniel was recently awarded the 2017 Lifetime Achievement Award from the International Conference of Prospective Memory (ICPM).  The award was presented January 3, 2018, at ICPM’s annual meeting.  Read more about Dr. McDaniel’s achievement.

AAU STEM Initiative Publishes Final Report

By Erin on October 4, 2017 in Uncategorized

The Association of American Universities (AAU) recently published a final report on the success of the AAU Undergraduate STEM initiative, which was conducted from 2011-2016.  Washington University was one of eight project sites selected for the Initiative, in which CIRCLE, The Teaching Center, an...


STEM FIT Symposium: Conversations on Teaching and Learning

By Erin on March 29, 2017 in Uncategorized

At this regional symposium, STEM faculty will discuss their recent pedagogical innovations and best practices in integrating evidence-based teaching in STEM. STEM FIT will feature a plenary by Mark McDaniel, PhD, Professor, Psychological & Brain Sciences, co-director of CIRCLE, Washington Uni...

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Applying Cognitive Science in the Classroom

By Gillian on March 17, 2017 in Uncategorized

CIRCLE brings together experienced instructors with researchers in cognitive science to work with faculty on integrating findings from cognitive science into classroom teaching, then evaluating the resulting curricular innovations. Faculty Focus recently explored this topic in a trio of posts by ...

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November Events on Integrating Metacognition

By Gillian on October 12, 2016 in Uncategorized

Read highlights and insights from this event: https://teachingcenter.wustl.edu/2016/12/julie-stanton-on-metacognition/ The Innovations in Undergraduate Education Speaker Series continued with a talk by Julie Stanton, PhD, (Assistant Professor of Cellular Biology; Director, Undergraduate Biology E...

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Carl Wieman: Transforming Undergraduate STEM Education

By Gillian on July 13, 2016 in Uncategorized

In this talk, “Taking a Scientific Approach to Science and Engineering Education,” Carl Wieman (Department of Physics and Graduate School of Education, Stanford University;White House Office of Science and Technology Policy, 2010-2012; Nobel Prize Winner in Physics), will discuss transforming edu...

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CIRCLE Fellow to Present at 2016 STEM FIT

By Gillian on May 18, 2016 in Uncategorized

CIRCLE Fellow Megan Daschbach, Lecturer in Chemistry, will present at the 2016 STEM Faculty Institute on Teaching. Drawing from her CIRCLE Fellowship project, Daschbach will offer an interactive lecture, “Insights from the Field: Integrating Clickers into General Chemistry.” STEM FIT,...