Past Events

Planning a Teaching Demonstration for the Academic Job Search

Sheridan Center for Teaching & Learning

Some academic interviews now require a teaching presentation or demonstration as an indicator of instructional effectiveness. In this interactive session, we will discuss the range of formats a teaching demonstration can take, as well as questions to ask your interviewers beforehand. Workshop activities will help participants to construct a plan for a teaching demonstration, which can be tailored to different institutional and disciplinary settings. This workshop will be facilitated by Mary Wright, Director of the Sheridan Center.

How to Embed an International Component in a Course and Get Funding for It

Sheridan Center for Teaching & Learning

The Global Experiential Learning and Teaching (GELT) grant program provides funds for advanced undergraduate seminars that embed an international travel component. Travel may take place prior to, during, or at the end of the course, or may be offered as a destination course during Brown’s Wintersession. The GELT program offers two forms of support: a development grant (up to $4,000) to design the travel component and an implementation grant (up to $35,000) to run the course, which includes student and faculty travel, accommodations, and other expenses.

Junior Faculty Roundtable: Lunch with Dean of the Faculty Kevin McLaughlin

Sheridan Center for Teaching & Learning

The Junior Faculty Roundtable is a series of lunches designed to bring junior faculty together with campus leaders and senior colleagues to explore a variety of faculty issues. RSVP by noon on Wednesday, November 2nd to reserve a place at this catered lunch with Dean of the Faculty Kevin McLaughlin.

Junior Faculty Roundtable: Lunch with the Dean of the Graduate School

Sheridan Center for Teaching & Learning

The Junior Faculty Roundtable is a series of lunches designed to bring junior faculty together with campus leaders and senior colleagues to explore a variety of faculty issues. RSVP by noon on Thursday, October 20th to reserve a place at this catered lunch with Dean of the Graduate School Andrew Campbell.

Classroom Strategies for Working with English Language Learners

Sheridan Center for Teaching & Learning

This workshop is designed to help instructors develop effective strategies that maximize learning opportunities for English Language Learners. Participants will discuss classroom practices, formative feedback, and cultural considerations. Please register https://sheridan-center.appshosting.com/pma/apex/f?p=210:76:0::NO::P76_E...

Writing a Teaching Statement in STEM

Sheridan Center for Teaching & Learning

Many applications for faculty positions require a teaching statement/philosophy. This interactive workshop will draw on research about the use of teaching philosophies in academic job searches to identify constituents of an effective teaching statement. Participants will also gain tools to start drafting and enhancing their own statements. This session focuses on teaching statements for positions in STEM. (Please see September 29 session for social sciences and humanities.)

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