News from the Center

Sheridan Certificate V Mentorship Program participants selected.

The 2014-15 cohort for the Certificate V Mentorship Program have been selected.  Read about their projects here

New publication from the Sheridan Center:

A Metacognitive Approach to Mapping Collaborative Inquiry through E-Portfolios
For more information on e-portfolios for learning see the upcoming AAEEBL Annual E-portfolio Conference in Boston July 28 - 31. 

Grant boosts undergraduate STEM teaching

The Sheridan Center is co-leading a new $1.5 million grant from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute to implement innovative, evidence-based transformations in introductory science classes to enhance STEM education at Brown.  Learn more.

2014 University Awards recipients 

The 2014 University Awards Ceremony was held on May 5 in Sayles Hall. The annual ceremony, a celebration of teaching and excellence at Brown, honored nearly 70 faculty and graduate students for their work in teaching, advising, mentorship, and research. Among the awards given were the Faculty Teaching Excellence Awards, the Harriet W. Sheridan Award for Distinguished Contribution to Teaching and Learning, and the Henry Merritt Wriston Fellowship. The full list of award winners is available online.

Request for Course Development Proposals
Development of Experimental Teaching Modules

The Sheridan Center for Teaching and Learning is accepting proposals to develop experimental modules or new courses that pursue creative approaches to teaching and learning at Brown.  Proposals will be accepted beginning on April 1, 2014, and will be evaluated on a rolling basis. Potential applicants are strongly encouraged to meet with John Melson to discuss their proposal prior to submission.  Learn more and apply.

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