Events

Writing a Teaching Statement in the Humanities and Social Sciences

Tuesday, October 17, 2017 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Sheridan Center for Teaching & Learning
Tuesday, October 17, 2017 4:00 - 5:00 PM Where: Sheridan Center for Teaching and Learning, 7th floor, Sciences Library
Many applications for faculty positions require a teaching statement/philosophy. This interactive workshop will draw on research ...

English Language Learning Workshop: Academic Speaking Seri

Wednesday, October 18, 2017 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Sciences Library, Room 520
Wednesday, October 18, 2017 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

Sciences Library, Room 520

This series aims to help participants speak clearly and confidently when using English in academic settings. Topics will range from pronunciation to presentation skills.

Cultivating Inclusive Writing Intensive Classrooms by Focusing on Effort

Friday, October 20, 2017 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Sheridan Center for Teaching & Learning
Friday, October 20, 2017 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM.

Sheridan Center for Teaching and Learning, room 720 in the SciLi. T

his workshop will introduce participants to grading systems that address intersectional antiracist agendas in the judgement ...

English Language Learning Workshop: Brown Bag News Group

Monday, October 23, 2017 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Sciences Library, Room 520
Monday, October 23, 2017 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm.

Sciences Library, Room 520

Join the ELL team for our weekly English reading and conversation group. The Brown Bag News Group uses news articles as launching points for discussions about US culture ...

ELL Workshop: Writing for the Job Market - Cover Letters

Monday, October 23, 2017 3:30pm - 4:30pm
CareerLab, 167 Angell Street, 1st Floor

Your job application requires a cover letter - what should you write? Join ELL Specialist, Sara Gramley, for a one-hour workshop on how to craft your personal narrative for the job market.

Faculty Liaison Meeting on Doctoral Advising and Mentoring

Tuesday, October 24, 2017 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Sheridan Center for Teaching & Learning

Sheridan Faculty Liaison meeting on Doctoral Advising & Mentoring (Collaboration between the Sheridan Center and the Graduate School Task Force on Advising and Mentoring)

English Language Learning Workshop: Language & Culture Series

Wednesday, October 25, 2017 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Sciences Library, Room 520
Wednesday, October 25, 2:00-3:00 PM

Sciences Library, Room 520

This series focuses on English outside the classroom, especially as it relates to U.S. culture. Participants will discuss language usage in daily life and have opportunities ...

English Language Learning Workshop: Academic Writing Series

Thursday, October 26, 2017 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Sciences Library, Room 520
This series focuses on skills needed for academic writing in the U.S., including summarizing, paraphrasing, writing cohesively, writing persuasively, integrating sources, and citation. Please register in advance.

English Language Learning Workshop: Brown Bag News Group

Monday, October 30, 2017 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Sciences Library, Room 520
Join the ELL team for our weekly English reading and conversation group. The Brown Bag News Group uses news articles as launching points for discussions about US culture, idiomatic language, and English vocabulary. All are welcome. Pizza provided ...

Designing Effective International Courses: Global Experiential Learning and Teaching (GELT) Grants

Tuesday, October 31, 2017 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Sheridan Center for Teaching & Learning

Tuesday, October 31, Noon - 1:00 PM (Lunch available at 11:45 AM)The Global Experiential Learning and Teaching (GELT) grant program provides funds for advanced undergraduate seminars that embed a short-term international travel component in the middle or end of a fall, wintersession, or spring course. This lunch session will feature past GELT faculty grantees, discuss pedagogical considerations that go into a successful intercultural experience, and answer your questions about the funding process.

English Language Learning Workshop: Academic Speaking Series

Wednesday, November 01, 2017 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Sciences Library, Room 520
November 1, 2017 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

Sciences Library, Room 520

This series aims to help participants speak clearly and confidently when using English in academic settings. Topics will range from pronunciation to presentation skills.

Please ...

Enabling Full Participation Using Digital Technology

Thursday, November 02, 2017 12:00pm - 1:15pm
Sheridan Center for Teaching & Learning
Led by English Language Learning Specialist Sara Gramley (Sheridan Center) and Lead Instructional Designer, James Foley (ITG) this workshop will present ways to leverage digital tools in order to encourage full participation in a class of diverse backgrounds ...

Early Career Faculty Roundtable: Lunch with Dean of the Faculty Kevin McLaughlin

Friday, November 03, 2017 12:00pm - 12:55pm
Sheridan Center for Teaching & Learning
This lunch series brings early career faculty together with campus leaders to explore a variety of faculty issues. Lunch will be served at 11:45 am.

RSVP by noon on November 2nd to reserve a place at this catered lunch. Please register even if ...

English Language Learning Workshop: Brown Bag News Group

Monday, November 06, 2017 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Sciences Library, Room 520
Join the ELL team for our weekly English reading and conversation group. The Brown Bag News Group uses news articles as launching points for discussions about US culture, idiomatic language, and English vocabulary. All are welcome. Pizza provided ...

Sheridan Teaching Seminar (Cert I) Workshop 3

Monday, November 06, 2017 5:40pm - 7:10pm
Sheridan Center for Teaching & Learning

Open to registered participants only. Check Canvas for room assignments.

Lines of Thought: Mark Making and Metacognition

Wednesday, November 08, 2017 12:00am - 1:15pm
Sheridan Center for Teaching & Learning
Wed, Nov 8; 12:00-1:15 PM

RISD Museum (224 Benefit St)

The vital role of drawing as a continual and active process of discovery is explored in the RISD Museum’s exhibition Lines of Thought: Drawing from Michelangelo to Now. Participants ...

English Language Learning Workshop: Language & Culture Series

Wednesday, November 08, 2017 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Sciences Library, Room 520
This series focuses on English outside the classroom, especially as it relates to U.S. culture. Participants will discuss language usage in daily life and have opportunities to share their experience. Coffee and tea provided. Please RSVP.

English Language Learning Workshop: Academic Writing Series

Thursday, November 09, 2017 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Sciences Library, Room 520

This series focuses on skills needed for academic writing in the U.S., including summarizing, paraphrasing, writing cohesively, writing persuasively, integrating sources, and citation. Please register in advance.

English Language Learning Workshop: Brown Bag News Group

Monday, November 13, 2017 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Sciences Library, Room 520
Join the ELL team for our weekly English reading and conversation group. The Brown Bag News Group uses news articles as launching points for discussions about US culture, idiomatic language, and English vocabulary. All are welcome. Pizza provided ...

English Language Learning Workshop: Academic Speaking Series

Wednesday, November 15, 2017 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Sciences Library, Room 520
November 15, 2017 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

Sciences Library, Room 520

This series aims to help participants speak clearly and confidently when using English in academic settings. Topics will range from pronunciation to presentation skills.