Past Events

English Language Workshop: Academic Writing Series

, 720

This series aims to help participants to write clearly and effectively when using English for academic purposes. Topics include sentence structures, concise expression, word choice, and self-editing. 

Please register for this event.  

Teaching Distracted Minds

, 720

Cheating Lessons: Learning from Academic Dishonesty

, Petteruti

Thursday, February 14 10:30 - 11:30 AM, Petteruti Lounge
Please join us for a presentation by James Lang (Assumption College), author of Small Teaching and Cheating Lessons. This interactive lecture will provide an overview of the various pressures that push students toward academic dishonesty, propose solutions for helping students learn how to do their work with integrity, and invite discussion about how to build a campus culture of academic integrity. This event is co-sponsored by the Office of the Dean of the College and the Sheridan Center.

English Language Workshop: Academic Speaking Series

, 520

This series aims to help participants to speak clearly and confidently when using English in academic settings. Topics include sound- and phrase-level pronunciation, intonation, and stress patterns. 

Please register for this event. 

English Language Workshop: Brown Bag News

, 520

This weekly English conversation group uses news articles and commentaries from the Brown Daily Herald as launching points for discussions about U.S. culture, idiomatic language, and English vocabulary. Lunch provided!
Please register for this event.

Literature Reviews and Synthesis Matrices

, 520

English Language Workshop: Academic Speaking Series

, 520

This series aims to help participants to speak clearly and confidently when using English in academic settings. Topics include sound- and phrase-level pronunciation, intonation, and stress patterns. 

Please register for this event.  

English Language Workshop: Brown Bag News

, 520

This weekly English conversation group uses news articles and commentaries from the Brown Daily Herald as launching points for discussions about U.S. culture, idiomatic language, and English vocabulary. Lunch provided!
Please register for this event.

English Language Workshop: Academic Writing Series

, 720

This series aims to help participants to write clearly and effectively when using English for academic purposes. Topics include sentence structures, concise expression, word choice, and self-editing.  Please register for this event.

 

Responding to Advisor and Committee Feedback

, 520

Wednesday, January 30, 2019 12-1:30 PM, SciLi 520
The second workshop of the Writing Center’s Dissertation Workshop Series for Spring 2019 will focus on how to respond to and incorporate advisor and committee feedback on your dissertation. A panel consisting of Brown professors well-versed in 

Meaningful Writing, A Writing Fellows Workshop

, 520

On Friday, January 25th, join the Associate Director of the Writing Center & Writing Support Programs and undergraduate Writing Fellows from 12:00-1:30pm in Room 520 in the Sciences Library to learn what students on our campus identify as meaningful writing as well as best practices to support your assigning and responding to student writing. Presentation from 12:00-1:00. Writing Fellows available to workshop writing assignments from 1:00-1:30. 
Registration required; lunch served at 11:45am. 
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Resources for Dissertation Writers at Brown Panel

, 520

Wednesday, January 23, 2019 12:00-1:30 PM, SciLi 520

In Class Peer Review with the Writing Center

, 520

Please join the Writing Center on Tuesday, January 22nd in room 520 in the Sciences Library from 3:00-4:30pm to learn how we can support you and your students with writing workshops and guided peer reviews in class.  https://sheridan-center.securevault.com/pma/apex/f?p=210:76:0::NO::P76_E...

Preparing for the First Days of Class

, 720

January 17, 2019; 12-1:30 pm; Sheridan Center for Teaching and Learning (SciLi 7th floor) 
In this hands-on, interactive workshop designed for faculty and postdocs who are new to teaching at Brown, participants will review strategies for the first days of class and creating an inclusive environment, discuss opportunities for reflection in one’s teaching, and answer questions about teaching for the first time. Lunch will be provided. Space is limited; please register.

“How I Teach with Art”: A Sheridan-RISD Museum Workshop Series

In this session facilitated by Patricia Sobral, Distinguished Senior Lecturer in Portuguese and Brazilian Studies, participants will explore strategies for teaching with art and objects in their courses. Through engaging with the RISD Museum’s Phantom of Liberty exhibit, participants will learn ways to help students feel included in museum spaces and practice observational skills. Space is limited; please register here.

English Language Workshop: Brown Bag News Group

, 520

This weekly conversation group uses news articles from the Brown Daily Herald as launching points for discussions about U.S. culture, idiomatic language, and English vocabulary. Lunch provided!

Register here for the November 26th session.

English Language Workshop: Brown Bag News Group

, 520

This weekly conversation group uses news articles from the Brown Daily Herald as launching points for discussions about U.S. culture, idiomatic language, and English vocabulary. Lunch provided!

Register here for the November 19th session.

Self-Editing Techniques for Science Writers

, 520

Tuesday, November 13, 2018, 3:00-4:30 PM, SciLi 520

Led by Dr. Theresa M.  
Desrochers, Assistant Professor of Neuroscience & Psychiatry and Human  
Behavior, this workshop will focus on the fundamentals of scholarly writing  
in the sciences. Workshop participants are expected to come prepared with  
their own writing and will spend time editing. Registration is required.

Self-Editing Techniques for Writers in the Humanities and Social Sciences

, 720

Tuesday, November 13, 2018, 2:00-3:30 PM, SciLi 720

Led by Dr. Matthew Guterl,  
Professor and Chair of American Studies, Ethnic Studies, and Africana  
Studies, this workshop will focus on the fundamentals of scholarly writing  
in the humanities and social sciences. Workshop participants are expected  
to come prepared with their own writing and will spend time editing.  
Registration is required.

English Language Workshop: Brown Bag News Group

, 520

This weekly conversation group uses news articles from the Brown Daily Herald as launching points for discussions about U.S. culture, idiomatic language, and English vocabulary. Lunch provided!

Register here for the November 12th session.

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