Upcoming Events

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Thursday, October 5, 2017 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

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

Tuesday, October 10, 2017 - 3:00pm - 4:00pm

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 more effective papers in their courses across the curriculum. Participants will also have the opportunity to workshop a writing assignment for a course they are or are planning to teach with undergraduate and graduate writing center staff.
Please register here: https://sheridan-center.securevault.com/pma/apex/f?p=210:76:0::NO::P76_E...

Wednesday, October 11, 2017 - 2:00pm - 3:00pm

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 to share their experience. Coffee and tea provided.
Please register here:
https://sheridan-center.securevault.com/pma/apex/f?p=210:76:0::NO::P76_E...

Thursday, October 12, 2017 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

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 include designing course materials, strategies and challenges for scaling up to a large class. Please register here:
https://sheridan-center.securevault.com/pma/apex/f?p=210:76:0::NO::P76_E...

Thursday, October 12, 2017 - 4:00pm - 5:30pm

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, and citation. Please register in advance.
https://sheridan-center.securevault.com/pma/apex/f?p=210:76:0::NO::P76_E...

Monday, October 16, 2017 - 12:00pm - 12:55pm

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 the event is currently fully subscribed, as there may be cancellations that would enable you to attend. Please note that Junior Faculty Roundtable events are for lecturers and assistant professors only. * Please contact Vania_Figueiredo@brown.edu at the Sheridan Center with any dietary restrictions at least 48 hours prior to the event.
Please register here:
https://sheridan-center.securevault.com/pma/apex/f?p=210:76:0::NO::P76_E...

Monday, October 16, 2017 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

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, idiomatic language, and English vocabulary. All are welcome. Pizza provided!
Please register: https://sheridan-center.securevault.com/pma/apex/f?p=210:76:0::NO::P76_E...

Monday, October 16, 2017 - 5:40pm - 7:10pm

Open to registered participants only.

Wednesday, October 18, 2017 - 4:00pm - 5:30pm

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.
Please register here:
https://sheridan-center.securevault.com/pma/apex/f?p=210:76:0::NO::P76_E...

Friday, October 20, 2017 - 12:00pm - 1:30pm

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 of writing, particularly with multilingual students, students of color, and other students who have traditionally found it difficult to meet the standards of a dominant discourse. Please register here: https://sheridan-center.securevault.com/pma/apex/f?p=210:76:0::NO::P76_E...