Past Events

Preparing for the First Days of Class

Sheridan Center for Teaching & Learning

In this workshop, led by experienced teaching consultants, graduate students and postdocs new to teaching will learn strategies for creating an intentional learning environment for inclusive teaching in the first days of the semester. Please register https://sheridan-center.appshosting.com/pma/apex/f?p=210:76:0::NO::P76_E...

New TA Orientation to Teaching at Brown

Sayles Hall

New TA Orientation to Teaching at Brown features a hands-on workshop to help prepare graduate TAs for the first days of class, provides the opportunity for interactive discussions of teaching roles and responsibilities with experienced TAs and faculty, and offers teaching resources.

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Workshop on Quantitative Text Analysis for the Humanities and Social Sciences

Friday, April 8, 2016 9:00 am to Saturday, April 9, 2016 1:00 pm
Rockefeller Library

This two-day Workshop on Quantitative Text Analysis for the Humanities and Social Sciences is for students and scholars interested in digital humanities and empirical quantitative approaches to text.
The topics include:
- principles of text analysis that allow extraction of data from large amounts of texts with the help of technology
- case study presentations
- panel discussions where you can ask questions and brainstorm how you could apply these methods
- hands-on activities using texts in English

Ways of Looking III: Teaching Writing through Art

Sheridan Center for Teaching & Learning

How can art and design inspire writing in the classroom? How can the visual elicit analogies to the elements of poetry and prose? How can art and design arouse empathy and imagination? Investigate how objects in the RISD Museum can be used to stimulate writing - especially creative. Participants look closely at an object with museum educator Jackie Delamatre (Brown '02), adjunct assistant professor in Public Humanities at Brown, and reflect on how similar strategies can be applied in their courses.

Junior Faculty Roundtable: Lunch with Catherine Axe, Student and Employee Accessibility Services Director

Sheridan Center for Teaching & Learning

The Junior Faculty Roundtable is a series of lunches, co-sponsored by the Dean of the Faculty, designed to bring junior faculty together with campus leaders and senior colleagues to explore a variety of faculty issues. RSVP by noon on Friday, March 11th to reserve a place at this catered lunch with Catherine Axe, Student and Employee Accessibility Services (SEAS) Director.

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