School of Professional Studies: Faculty Support

Instructor Manuals

Reginald Archambault Teaching Award

Each summer, Brown Pre-College Programs offers the Reginald Archambault Teaching Award to recognize excellence among our instructional staff. Brown graduate students and post-docs who teach in summer programs may be nominated. The award will carry a $1000.00 cash prize and University-wide recognition, announced in early fall. Learn more »

Summer Curricular Development Grant

Amount: up to $4,000 - Deadline: on-going

The School of Professional Studies Curricular Development Grants support the development of new and innovative summer courses or curricula to be offered through any one of its various programs.  We seek proposals that will have a significant, and repeatable, impact on our students, and which involve the creative use of technology or innovative pedagogy, develop a core curriculum or series of courses within a an area of study, and which sustains the high level of intellectual rigor and engagement as well as the depth and breadth characterizing our program offerings.

For further details, email us your ideas at: [email protected]

To learn more about other grant awards for new and innovative course development, visit the Dean of the College website.

Sheridan Center for Teaching & Learning

The Sheridan Center offers various resources to instructors including consulting services and teaching resources. For more information, please contact the Sheridan Center at 401-863-1219 or [email protected]

Brown Writing Center

The Center provides writing assistance for all members of the Brown community. Staffed by graduate students from a variety of disciplines who are experienced in writing and teaching and undergo ongoing training. Associates are prepared to review a variety of types of writing and to discuss your specific writing concerns. Individual conferences are available as well as workshop sessions. Walk-in hours are available, but appointments in advance are preferable. For more information, please call 401-863-3524.