Upcoming Events

English Language Workshop: Professional Email Communication

Sheridan Center for Teaching and Learning
, Room 520

Join ELL Graduate Specialist Sara Gramley in exploring some do’s and don’ts of email communication in a university setting.
Please register here: https://sheridan-center.securevault.com/pma/apex/f?p=210:76:0::NO::P76_EVENT_ID:575

What’s Up? Not Much!: Colloquial Campus Language

Sheridan Center for Teaching and Learning
, Room 520

What does someone mean when they say “catch the RIPTA”? How do you respond when someone asks you, “What’s up?” Join ELL Graduate Specialist Sara Gramley in exploring common English phrases and idioms as well as some of the local language of Brown.
Please register here: https://sheridan-center.securevault.com/pma/apex/f?p=210:76:0::NO::P76_EVENT_ID:577

Facilitating a First Readings Discussion

Sheridan Center for Teaching and Learning
, Room 720

This workshop will equip First Readings seminar leaders with tools and strategies to facilitate thoughtful and productive discussion about Evicted, Brown’s 2018 First Readings book. Participants will learn techniques for creating a seminar environment conducive to discussion and develop strategies for starting, sustaining, and concluding a book discussion. This workshop will be offered twice and is appropriate for faculty and staff who will be facilitating a First Readings seminar.

Registration required https://sheridan-center.securevault.com/pma/apex/f?p=210:76:0::NO::P76_EVENT_ID:572

Preparing for the First Days of Class as a New Faculty Member or Postdoctoral Associate

Sheridan Center for Teaching and Learning
, Room 720

This workshop, led by Sheridan Center Assistant Director Marc Lo, introduces strategies for engaging students during the first days of class. We will discuss techniques for fostering enthusiasm for course content, activities for gauging student learning, and explore ways to use feedback and reflection to become a more effective instructor. Ample time will be provided to discuss your teaching-related questions. This workshop is appropriate for faculty and postdocs who are new to teaching at Brown. Lunch will be provided beginning at 11:45am.

Please register here https://sheridan-center.securevault.com/pma/apex/f?p=210:76:0::NO::P76_EVENT_ID:574.

What’s Up? Not Much!: Colloquial Campus Language

Sheridan Center for Teaching and Learning
, Room 520

What does someone mean when they say “catch the RIPTA”? How do you respond when someone asks you, “What’s up?” Join ELL Graduate Specialist Sara Gramley in exploring common English phrases and idioms as well as some of the local language of Brown.
Please register here: https://sheridan-center.securevault.com/pma/apex/f?p=210:76:0::NO::P76_EVENT_ID:578

English Language Workshop: Professional Email Communication

Sheridan Center for Teaching and Learning
, Room 520

Join ELL Graduate Specialist Sara Gramley in exploring some do’s and don’ts of email communication in a university setting.
Please register here: https://sheridan-center.securevault.com/pma/apex/f?p=210:76:0::NO::P76_EVENT_ID:576

Facilitating a First Readings Discussion

Sheridan Center for Teaching and Learning
, Room 720

This workshop will equip First Readings seminar leaders with tools and strategies to facilitate thoughtful and productive discussion about Evicted, Brown’s 2018 First Readings book. Participants will learn techniques for creating a seminar environment conducive to discussion and develop strategies for starting, sustaining, and concluding a book discussion. This workshop will be offered twice and is appropriate for faculty and staff who will be facilitating a First Readings seminar. Registration required https://sheridan-center.securevault.com/pma/apex/f?p=210:76:0::NO::P76_EVENT_ID:573

For New Graduate TAs: Preparing for the First Days of Class

Sheridan Center for Teaching and Learning
, Room 720

Facilitated by Sheridan Head Teaching Consultants, this workshop explores inclusive teaching techniques, ways to generate student enthusiasm for the subject matter, and strategies for increasing confidence in the classroom. For grad student TA’s.

Register here: https://sheridan-center.securevault.com/pma/apex/f?p=210:76:0::NO::P76_EVENT_ID:569

For New Graduate TAs: Preparing for the First Days of Class

Sheridan Center for Teaching and Learning
, 7th Floor, Room 720

Facilitated by Sheridan Head Teaching Consultants, this workshop explores inclusive teaching techniques, ways to generate student enthusiasm for the subject matter, and strategies for increasing confidence in the classroom.
For grad student TA’s.
Register here: https://sheridan-center.securevault.com/pma/apex/f?p=210:76:0::NO::P76_EVENT_ID:570

For New Graduate TAs: Preparing for the First Days of Class

Sheridan Center for Teaching and Learning
, 7th Floor, Room 720

Facilitated by Sheridan Head Teaching Consultants, this workshop explores inclusive teaching techniques, ways to generate student enthusiasm for the subject matter, and strategies for increasing confidence in the classroom. For grad student TA’s.
Register here: https://sheridan-center.securevault.com/pma/apex/f?p=210:76:0::NO::P76_EVENT_ID:571

Early Career Faculty Roundtable with Provost Rick Locke

Sheridan Center for Teaching and Learning
, 7th Floor, Room 720

Please join us for lunch with Provost Rick Locke. This series brings early career faculty together with campus leaders for discussion and community building.
Please register here: https://sheridan-center.securevault.com/pma/apex/f?p=210:76:0::NO::P76_EVENT_ID:579

Undergraduate Teaching Assistant Orientation

Sheridan Center for Teaching and Learning
, 85 Waterman, Room 015

This new orientation will provide UTAs with tools and strategies to aid them in their roles as teachers. We will cover professionalism, creating inclusive learning environments, effective teaching strategies, and best practices for continual improvement. Students will be given the opportunity to practice their teaching and receive feedback.

Please register here: https://sso.brown.edu/idp/profile/SAML2/Redirect/SSO?p=210:76:0::NO::P76...

For New Graduate TAs: Responding to Student Writing

Sheridan Center for Teaching and Learning
, 7th Floor, Room 720

Facilitated by Sheridan Teaching Consultants, this workshop features hands-on practice in responding to and commenting on student writing, as well as a discussion of strategies for supporting student writing as a process.
Please register here: https://sheridan-center.securevault.com/pma/apex/f?p=210:76:0::NO::P76_E...

What is a Course-based Undergraduate Research Experience (CURE) and how do I teach one?

Sheridan Center for Teaching and Learning
, 720

Course-based Undergraduate Research Experiences (CUREs) are a type of course that allow faculty to combine their research programs and teaching while providing students enrolled in the course an opportunity to conduct authentic research. In this presentation, Dr. Cissy Ballen (University of Minnesota) will describe the CURE model, including research on CUREs and how they differ from traditional lab courses. Dr. David Matus (Stony Brook) will share his experience designing a CURE and lessons learned while implementing this model in the classroom.

For New Graduate TAs: Feedback and Grading in STEM

Sheridan Center for Teaching and Learning
, 7th Floor, Room 720

Facilitated by Sheridan Teaching Consultants, this workshop discusses the differences between types of feedback (summative and formative), ways to provide feedback to students, and strategies for challenges encountered when giving feedback.
Please register here: https://sheridan-center.securevault.com/pma/apex/f?p=210:76:0::NO::P76_E...

For New Graduate TAs: Feedback and Grading in STEM

, 7th Floor, Room 720

Facilitated by Sheridan Teaching Consultants, this workshop discusses the differences between types of feedback (summative and formative), ways to provide feedback to students, and strategies for challenges encountered when giving feedback.
Please register here: https://sheridan-center.securevault.com/pma/apex/f?p=210:76:0::NO::P76_E...

For New Graduate TAs: Feedback and Grading in STEM

Sheridan Center for Teaching and Learning
, 7th Floor, Room 720

Facilitated by Sheridan Teaching Consultants, this workshop discusses the differences between types of feedback (summative and formative), ways to provide feedback to students, and strategies for challenges encountered when giving feedback.
Please register here: https://sheridan-center.securevault.com/pma/apex/f?p=210:76:0::NO::P76_E...

For New Graduate TAs: Responding to Student Writing

, 7th Floor, Room 720

Facilitated by Sheridan Teaching Consultants, this workshop features hands-on practice in responding to and commenting on student writing, as well as a discussion of strategies for supporting student writing as a process.
Please register here: https://sheridan-center.securevault.com/pma/apex/f?p=210:76:0::NO::P76_E...

For New Graduate TAs: Responding to Student Writing

Sheridan Center for Teaching and Learning
, 7th Floor, Room 720

Facilitated by Sheridan Teaching Consultants, this workshop features hands-on practice in responding to and commenting on student writing, as well as a discussion of strategies for supporting student writing as a process.
Please register here: https://sheridan-center.securevault.com/pma/apex/f?p=210:76:0::NO::P76_E...

Early Career Faculty Roundtable with Dean of the Faculty Kevin McLaughlin

Sheridan Center for Teaching and Learning
, 7th Floor, Room 720

Please join us for lunch with Dean of the Faculty Kevin McLaughlin. This series brings early career faculty together with campus leaders for discussion and community building.
Please register here: https://sheridan-center.securevault.com/pma/apex/f?p=210:76:0::NO::P76_EVENT_ID:580

Pages