Past Events

The Sheridan Teaching Seminar - Developing Student Learning Goals: Course & Syllabus Design

Salomon Center, Room 001

Developing Student Learning Goals: Course & Syllabus Design. This lecture provides frameworks for best practices in course development. Prof. Laura Snyder (Education) will articulate effective course development techniques, using the syllabus as a design tool. Profs. Jan Tullis (Geological Sciences) and Andy Pennock (Public Policy) will provide Brown Faculty perspectives on the development of their own course syllabi.

The Sheridan Teaching Seminar - Reflections on Teaching and Learning

Salomon Center, Room 001

Reflections on Teaching and Learning This lecture encourages the practice of identifying and exploring our own teaching beliefs and practices with the purpose of improving our students’ learning and our teaching experiences. Sheridan Award recipients Robert Self (History), Barbara Tannenbaum (TAPS), and Michael Paradiso (Neuroscience) will reflect on and discuss the development of their teaching practices.

New TA Orientation to Teaching at Brown

Petteruti Lounge, Stephen Robert '62 Center

Tuesday, September 2 9am-noon Sayles Hall This orientation for new graduate TAs features a choice of interactive workshops on Teaching for the First Time at Brown, Interactive Classrooms, and Grading & Rubrics and a discussion of your roles and responsibilities with faculty and experienced TAs over pizza. Co-sponsored by the Graduate School & Sheridan Center for Teaching & Learning. Registration will open July 1st at http://brown.edu/sheridan.

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