Past Events

Flipping Your Course: A Teaching and Learning Institute

Sheridan Center for Teaching & Learning

Flipping Your Course: A Teaching and Learning Institute is an intensive three-day workshop, offered by the Sheridan Center’s Laboratory for Educational Innovation, introducing the key components of flipped course design and preparing instructors to flip their own courses. Through a combination of hands-on activities, presentation, and discussion, we will work through the essentials of flipping a course, from designing online and in-class materials to facilitating learning activities in the classroom.

Flipping Your Course: A Teaching and Learning Institute

Sheridan Center for Teaching & Learning

Flipping Your Course: A Teaching and Learning Institute is an intensive three-day workshop, offered by the Sheridan Center’s Laboratory for Educational Innovation, introducing the key components of flipped course design and preparing instructors to flip their own courses. Through a combination of hands-on activities, presentation, and discussion, we will work through the essentials of flipping a course, from designing online and in-class materials to facilitating learning activities in the classroom.

Flipping Your Course: A Teaching and Learning Institute

Sheridan Center for Teaching & Learning

Flipping Your Course: A Teaching and Learning Institute is an intensive three-day workshop, offered by the Sheridan Center’s Laboratory for Educational Innovation, introducing the key components of flipped course design and preparing instructors to flip their own courses. Through a combination of hands-on activities, presentation, and discussion, we will work through the essentials of flipping a course, from designing online and in-class materials to facilitating learning activities in the classroom.

Creating an Online Presence for the Academic Job Search

Sheridan Center for Teaching & Learning

In preparing for an academic job search, it’s easy to overlook the importance of creating a professional presence online. This session will provide practical suggestions for using online profiles and portfolios to highlight research interests and accomplishments in support of academic career goals. Graduate students at all stages of planning and preparing for the job market are welcome.

Preparing Now for Next Year’s Academic Job Search – Life & Physical Sciences

Sheridan Center for Teaching & Learning

If you're planning to apply for postdocs or faculty positions next year, join this session to learn how to begin your preparation. We will discuss how to navigate the search process and prepare materials for the academic job market in the life & physical sciences. This session is also appropriate for those who are beginning to think about the academic job search.

Preparing Now for Next Year’s Academic Job Search in the Humanities and Social Sciences

Sheridan Center for Teaching & Learning

Join us for a discussion of the academic hiring process and learn how to prepare for next year’s job market in the Humanities and Social Sciences. This session is appropriate for graduate students who are beginning to think about an academic job search, as well as those who plan to apply for academic jobs in the coming year.

University Awards Ceremony

Pembroke Hall, Room 305

Mon., May 4th 5:00-6:30 PM Reception 4:00-5:00 PM Pembroke Hall 305 Members of the Brown community are invited to honor the recipients of the University awards for Teaching at the Awards Ceremony. Please join us in celebrating the accomplishments of faculty and graduate students at this university-wide reception and ceremony.

“Flipping” Courses & Teaching Online at Brown

Sheridan Center for Teaching & Learning

Two sessions: 8:30-10am, 5/1 (200 Dyer) & 5/4 (96 Waterman) The Sheridan Center & the School of Professional Studies (SPS) welcome Brown faculty to attend an information session about online and “flipped” courses. The SPS Online team will provide an overview of what it’s like to design, develop and facilitate an online class with Brown SPS. The Sheridan Center will introduce “flipped” courses, which allow students to gain exposure to new material before class and to engage in deeper processing during class.

“Flipping” Courses & Teaching Online at Brown

200 Dyer Street, Room 101

Two sessions: 8:30-10am, 5/1 (200 Dyer) & 5/4 (96 Waterman) The Sheridan Center & the School of Professional Studies (SPS) welcome Brown faculty to attend an information session about online and “flipped” courses. The SPS Online team will provide an overview of what it’s like to design, develop and facilitate an online class with Brown SPS. The Sheridan Center will introduce “flipped” courses, which allow students to gain exposure to new material before class and to engage in deeper processing during class.

Teaching enjoyably: liberating yourself from unnecessary constraints

Brown-RISD Hillel: The Glenn and Darcy Weiner Center, 2nd Floor Meeting Room

Amy Cheng Vollmer has been teaching biology in a small liberal arts college setting for 30 years. She has three major points/pieces of advice to share – that are not discipline specific. Putting the focus on the audience, not being a slave to the syllabus and giving up control can be liberating and will allow you to play to your strengths.

Academic Job Search: International Career Pathways

Sheridan Center for Teaching & Learning

Join us for an interactive Skype panel featuring former Brown graduate students who have successfully landed international careers (Germany and Canada). Hear about strategies, experiences, and lessons learned. Register at https://sheridan-center.appshosting.com/pma/apex/f?p=210:76:0::NO::P76_E...

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