Welcome to the Sheridan Center

Registration is Now Open for Certificate Programs

Registration opens July 1st for the following Sheridan Center Teaching Certificate Programs:

Certificate I - Sheridan Teaching Seminar: Reflective Teaching  - Teaching practices, assessment strategies and communication skills based on how students learn.
Certificate II* - Course Design Seminar: Principles + Practice - Course design, teaching and assessment strategies applied to a model course (limited enrollment).
Certificate III* - Professional Development Seminar - Teaching portfolios, cover letters, CVs, presentation skills, and interview practice for the academic job market  (limited enrollment).
Certificate IV* - Teaching Consultant Program - Peer observation and feedback, leadership skills, and discussion facilitation (limited enrollment).

* Certificate I is a prerequisite for these programs.
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New TA Orientation to Teaching at Brown
Tues, Sept 8, 9am-12pm
Sayles Hall
Register here by August 24th (note the program may fill before the registration deadline).

New Faculty Orientation to Teaching at Brown
Thurs, Sept 3, 9-11:30am
Pembroke Hall
Register here for the Fall 2015 New Faculty Orientation.

New Faculty Orientation Workshop: Teaching for the First Time
Thurs, Sept 3, 12:30-1:30pm
Sheridan Center
Lunch will be served. RSVP here to reserve a place at this workshop.

New Faculty Orientation Workshop: Interactive Classrooms
Tues, Sept 8, 2-3pm
Sheridan Center
RSVP here to reserve a place at this workshop.

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The Sheridan Center's Laboratory for Educational Innovation fosters innovative approaches to enhancing teaching and learning at Brown through digital technologies and new media. Visit the Laboratory's new website to learn more about our work and to read about some of our recent projects.

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The Sheridan Center is a place where faculty, graduate students and postdocs come together from across the disciplines to inquire about, explore and reflect upon teaching and learning as ongoing and collaborative processes.   Our programs, services and resources are available to all members of the Brown community, including full-time and part-time faculty, postdoctoral fellows, teaching fellows and teaching assistants. 

The Sheridan Center is here to support you.

  • We are Brown’s go-to-place for practical advice about teaching and professional development.  
  • We promote best practices and promising new practices in teaching.
  • We support instructors as they launch and develop their professional careers.

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