Past Events

NSF CAREER Award Workshop

Sheridan Center for Teaching & Learning

Are you applying for an NSF CAREER Award? Successful CAREER proposals are expected to demonstrate creative and effective integration of research and education plans. In this workshop for junior faculty in science, engineering & mathematics, recent CAREER awardees will discuss how to plan a proposal, and OVPR, the Science Center and the Sheridan Center, will present resources on effective integration of research, teaching & outreach for writing an education plan. Please RSVP by Friday, March 6th to reserve a place at this catered lunch.

The Sheridan Teaching Seminar - Rhetorical Practice: Teaching as Persuasive Communication

Salomon Center, Room 001

Rhetorical Practice: Teaching as Persuasive Communication. This lecture focuses on teachers’ role as communicators, and fosters reflection on rhetorical practices that promote better engagement and communication with students. Prof. Barbara Tannenbaum (TAPS) will introduce techniques to help improve your classroom communication.

**Cancelled** The Sheridan Teaching Seminar - Grading and Evaluation: Measuring Your Students' Learning

Salomon Center, Room 001

****DUE TO WEATHER THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED**** Grading and Evaluation: Measuring Your Students' Learning. Setting clear standards for grading is an important element of effective communication of expectations for student learning. In this lecture, we will explore rubrics and other assessment techniques. Profs. Luther Spoehr (Education), Maureen Sigler (Insight Education) and Monica Linden (Neuroscience) will discuss the goals and roles of assessment in student learning.

Workshop: “Teaching for the First Time”

Sheridan Center for Teaching & Learning

This hands-on, interactive workshop will provide new instructors with strategies for effective teaching. Participants will learn about planning classes, engaging students in the classroom, approaches for gauging what their students are learning, and using student feedback to become more effective instructors. RSVP to reserve a place at this workshop. Please register even if the event is currently fully subscribed, as there may be cancellations that would enable you to attend.