Events Archive

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: 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.

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 ...

Sheridan Teaching Seminar (Cert I) Workshop 2

Monday, October 16, 2017 5:40pm - 7:10pm
Sheridan Center for Teaching & Learning

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

ELL Workshop: Writing for the Job Market - Email & Resumes

Monday, October 16, 2017 3:30pm - 4:30pm
CareerLab, 167 Angell Street, 1st Floor
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English Language Learning Workshop: Brown Bag News Group

Monday, October 16, 2017 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Sciences Library, Room 520
Monday, October 16, 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 ...

Early Career Faculty Roundtable: Lunch with Dean of the Graduate School Andrew Campbell

Monday, October 16, 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 October 15th to reserve a place at this catered lunch. Please register even if ...

English Language Learning Workshop: Academic Writing Series

Thursday, October 12, 2017 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Sciences Library, Room 520
Thursday, October 12, 2017 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

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 ...

Applying the Flipped Classroom model to a STEM course

Thursday, October 12, 2017 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Sciences Library, Room 520
Are you considering moving to a blended or flipped course model? During this brown bag lunch, Kathleen Hess and Eric Victor will share their experience and challenges of applying the flipped classroom model to their Organic Chemistry course. Topics ...

English Language Learning Workshop: Language & Culture Series

Wednesday, October 11, 2017 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Sciences Library, Room 520
Wednesday, October 11, 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 ...

Writing Assignment Design: Best Practices for Student Success

Tuesday, October 10, 2017 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Sheridan Center for Teaching & Learning
Tuesday, October 10, 2017 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM. Where: Sheridan Center for Teaching and Learning, Room 720 in the SciLi. Description: This workshop will introduce participants to high-impact practices for designing assignments that help students write ...

Faculty Liaison Lunch on Doctoral Advising and Mentoring

Thursday, October 05, 2017 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Sheridan Center for Teaching & Learning

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

English Language Learning Workshop: Academic Speaking Series

Wednesday, October 04, 2017 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Sciences Library, Room 520
Wednesday, October 4, 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.

Curate Your Course

Wednesday, October 04, 2017 12:00pm - 1:15pm
Sheridan Center for Teaching & Learning
Wed, Oct 4; 12:00-1:15 PM

RISD Museum (224 Benefit St)

This interactive workshop, co-facilitated by Alexandra Poterack (Associate Educator, RISD Museum) and Jessica Metzler (Associate Director, Sheridan Center), considers approaches to ...

Writing a Teaching Statement in STEM

Tuesday, October 03, 2017 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Sheridan Center for Teaching & Learning
Tuesday, October 3, 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 ...

Sheridan Teaching Consultant Program, (Cert IV) Session 3

Monday, October 02, 2017 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Petteruti Lounge, Stephen Robert '62 Center

Open to registered participants only.

English Language Learning Workshop: Brown Bag News Group

Monday, October 02, 2017 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Sciences Library, Room 520
Monday, October 2, 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 ...

English Language Learning Workshop: Academic Writing Series

Thursday, September 28, 2017 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Sciences Library, Room 520
Thursday, September 28, 2017 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

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 ...

English Language Learning Workshop: Language & Culture Series

Wednesday, September 27, 2017 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Sciences Library, Room 520
Wednesday, September 27, 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 ...

Writing a Teaching Statement in the Humanities and Social Sciences

Tuesday, September 26, 2017 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Sheridan Center for Teaching & Learning
Tuesday, September 26, 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 ...

Sheridan Teaching Seminar (Cert I) Workshop 1

Monday, September 25, 2017 5:40pm - 7:10pm
Sheridan Center for Teaching & Learning

Open to registered participants only.

English Language Learning Workshop: Brown Bag News Group

Monday, September 25, 2017 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Sheridan Center for Teaching & Learning
Monday, September 25, 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 ...

English Language Learning Workshop: Academic Speaking Series

Wednesday, September 20, 2017 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Sciences Library, Room 520
Wednesday, September 20, 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 ...

Sheridan Teaching Consultant Program, (Cert IV) Session 2

Monday, September 18, 2017 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Sheridan Center for Teaching & Learning

Open to registered participants only.

English Language Learning Workshop: Brown Bag News Group

Monday, September 18, 2017 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Sciences Library, Room 520
Monday, September 18, 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 ...

Early Career Faculty Roundtable: Lunch with Dean of the College Maud S. Mandel

Friday, September 15, 2017 12:00pm - 12:50pm
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 September 14th to reserve a place at this catered lunch.
Please register ...

English Language Learning Workshop: Academic Writing Series

Thursday, September 14, 2017 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Sciences Library, Room 520
Thursday, September 14, 2017 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

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 ...

Sheridan Teaching Consultant Program (Cert IV), Session I

Wednesday, September 06, 2017 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Sheridan Center for Teaching & Learning

Open to registered participants only.

New TA Orientation to Teaching at Brown

Tuesday, September 05, 2017 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Sayles Hall
New TA Orientation to Teaching at Brown

Tues, Sept 5, 2017

1:00-4:00 pm

(Check-in begins at 12:30 pm)

Sayles Hall
New TA Orientation to Teaching at Brown features a graduate student panel and hands-on workshops to help ...

Preparing for the First Days of Teaching

Thursday, August 31, 2017 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Sheridan Center for Teaching & Learning
Thursday, August 31, 2017, 3:00pm-4:00pm; Sheridan Center for Teaching and Learning, Sciences Library 7th Floor. This workshop, led by Sheridan Center Assistant Director Marc Lo, introduces strategies for engaging students during the first days of ...

Leading a First Readings Discussion: A Workshop for Facilitators

Wednesday, August 30, 2017 11:30am - 1:00pm
Sheridan Center for Teaching & Learning
This workshop will equip First Readings seminar leaders with tools and strategies to facilitate thoughtful and productive discussion. Participants will learn techniques for creating a seminar environment conducive to discussion and develop strategies ...

English Language Learning Workshop: Interpreting Idioms and Acronyms

Wednesday, August 30, 2017 11:00am - 12:00pm
Sciences Library, Room 520
Date & Time: Wednesday, August 30, 11:00am - 12:00pm

Where: Sciences Library, Room 520

Description: What does someone mean when they say "catch the RIPTA" or "meet me in The Ratty"? Join ELL Graduate Specialist Sara Gramley in exploring ...

English Language Learning Workshop: Email Etiquette at the University

Wednesday, August 30, 2017 10:00am - 11:00am
Sciences Library, Room 520
Date & Time: Wednesday, August 30 10:00am - 11:00am

Where: Sciences Library, Room 520

Description: Join ELL Graduate Specialist Sara Gramley in exploring some do's and don'ts of email communication in a university setting.

Register ...

Leading a First Readings Discussion: A Workshop for Facilitators

Monday, August 28, 2017 11:30am - 1:00pm
Sheridan Center for Teaching & Learning
This workshop will equip First Readings seminar leaders with tools and strategies to facilitate thoughtful and productive discussion. Participants will learn techniques for creating a seminar environment conducive to discussion and develop strategies ...

English Language Learning Workshop: Interpreting Idioms and Acronyms

Monday, August 28, 2017 11:00am - 12:00pm
Sciences Library, Room 520
Date & Time: Monday, August 28, 11:00am - 12:00pm

Where: Sciences Library, Room 520

Description: What does someone mean when they say "catch the RIPTA" or "meet me in The Ratty"? Join ELL Graduate Specialist Sara Gramley in exploring ...

English Language Learning Workshop: Email Etiquette at the University

Monday, August 28, 2017 10:00am - 11:00am
Sciences Library, Room 520
Date & Times: Monday, August 28, 10:00am-11:00am

Where: Sciences Library, Room 520

Description: Join ELL Graduate Specialist Sara Gramley in exploring some do's and don'ts of email communication in a university setting.

Register ...

New Faculty Orientation to Teaching at Brown

Friday, August 25, 2017 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Petteruti Lounge, Stephen Robert '62 Center

On Friday, August 25, the Sheridan Center for Teaching and Learning will offer its annual teaching orientation for faculty and postdoctoral fellows new to teaching at Brown. You may also be interested in resources the Sheridan has developed for syllabus design or for those new to teaching at Brown.

Please register if you plan to attend.  

University Awards Ceremony

Monday, May 01, 2017 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Pembroke Hall, Room 305
Members of the Brown community are invited to honor the recipients of the University awards in Teaching at the 2017 Awards Ceremony. Please join us in celebrating the accomplishments of faculty and graduate students at this university-wide reception ...

Teaching Portfolios

Thursday, April 27, 2017 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Sheridan Center for Teaching & Learning
This session, led by Sheridan Associate Director Jessica Metzler, will introduce participants to the elements of a teaching portfolio and discuss how portfolios can be part of an academic job search. The Academic Job Search series is co-sponsored by ...

Certificate IV: The Teaching Consultant Program, Session 4

Monday, April 10, 2017 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Sharpe Refectory - Chancellors Dining Room

Open to registered participants only.

Difficult Objects II: Teaching at the RISD Museum

Thursday, April 06, 2017 12:00pm - 1:20pm
John Carter Brown Library
The mummy of Nesmin is one of the RISD Museum’s most popular exhibits. However, the ethics of collecting and displaying human remains is the subject of debates around the world – and right here on campus. This workshop will explore how these debates ...

More Than Just Shiny Objects: Using Technology to Support Student Learning

Tuesday, April 04, 2017 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Sheridan Center for Teaching & Learning

Please join us for the 2017 Sheridan invited speaker presentation by Dr. Derek Bruff, Director of the Vanderbilt Center for Teaching and a senior lecturer in the Department of Mathematics:

See What I Mean: Visual Thinking Tools for Deep Learning

Tuesday, April 04, 2017 10:30am - 11:30am
Sheridan Center for Teaching & Learning

Please join us for the 2017 Sheridan invited speaker Graduate Student Master Class by Dr. Derek Bruff, Director of the Vanderbilt Center for Teaching and a senior lecturer in the Department of Mathematics:

Facilitating Controversial Discussions

Thursday, March 16, 2017 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Sheridan Center for Teaching & Learning

Controversial discussions -- planned and unanticipated -- raise a number of challenging dynamics in the classroom. This session spotlights Brown faculty and their approaches to controversial discussions, with opportunities for participants to engage in some strategies and apply to critical incidents. This session will be co-facilitated by Matt Guterl (Africana Studies and American Studies), Björn Sandstede (Applied Math), Victoria Smith (Hispanic Studies), and Mary Wright (Sheridan). This workshop is open to junior faculty, lecturers and postdoctoral scholars.

Supporting Students with Disabilities with Universal Design

Thursday, March 09, 2017 12:00pm - 1:20pm
Sheridan Center for Teaching & Learning
This workshop, led by SEAS Assistant Director Jonathan Corey, will explore the concept of universal design for teaching and learning. Participants will reflect on their own teaching methods and discuss opportunities to create inclusive classrooms and ...

Difficult Objects I: Teaching at the John Carter Brown Library

Wednesday, March 08, 2017 12:00pm - 1:20pm
John Carter Brown Library
The John Carter Brown Library’s collection of rare books and manuscripts houses a number of important historical objects to which students and scholars often have strong affective reactions. This workshop explores approaches to teaching with emotionally-charged ...

Junior Faculty Roundtable with President Christina Paxson

Friday, March 03, 2017 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Sheridan Center for Teaching & Learning

Please join us for informal conversation with Brown University President Christina Paxson and other junior faculty. Lunch is available starting at 11:45 am.

Effective and Inclusive Presentations

Thursday, March 02, 2017 12:00pm - 1:20pm
Sciences Library, Room 520
Inclusive communication is an increasingly important consideration in higher education. This interactive workshop will focus on best practices for developing and delivering a presentation for a classroom of diverse learners. Participants will learn ...

Digital Humanities Pedagogy

Wednesday, March 01, 2017 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Sheridan Center for Teaching & Learning
Please join us for discussion and Q&A on "Open Teaching: Using Blogs, Code Repositories, and Social Networks to Connect Students" with Dr. Matthew Gold, Associate Professor of English and Digital Humanities at The Graduate Center, CUNY. This workshop ...

Crises, Meltdowns and Everyday Angst: Supporting Students with Health or Personal Issues

Friday, February 17, 2017 12:00pm - 1:20pm
Sheridan Center for Teaching & Learning

Friday, February 17, 2017 Noon - 1:20 PM
Sheridan Center for Teaching and Learning (720 Sci Li)