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Professors Luther Spoehr (Education) and Maureen Sigler (Insight Education Group) will discuss the goals of assessment and the role of assessment in student learning. This lecture will cover the importance of setting clear standards for grading, and the development of rubrics and other assessment techniques.
Grading and Evaluation: Measuring Your Students' Learning. Open only to registered participants.
Interviews. Open only to registered participants
Join us at the Sheridan Center to hear guest faculty from various institutions share their experiences as a faculty member, and their career paths that led to their academic positions. Christine Shepardson is Associate Professor in the Department of Religious Studies at the University of Tennessee. She is the winner of a 2009-2010 ACLS Fellowship, a 2008 NEH Summer Stipend, and a 2008 Franklin Research Grant from the American Philosophical Society. Register at sheridan.brown.edu.
Join us at the Sheridan Center to hear guest faculty from various institutions share their experiences as a faculty member, and their career paths that led to their academic positions. Barbara Browning is Associate Professor of Performance Studies at New York University. She holds Ph.D., M.A. and B.A. degrees in Comparative Literature from Yale University. Her honors include a Fulbright Fellowship; Fellow of the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture; President's Award for Teaching from Princeton University; Mellon Visiting Professor at Tulane University; and De La Torre Bueno Prize for Best Book in Dance. Register at sheridan.brown.edu.
Practice Presentations. Open only to registered participants.
Syllabus Construction. Open only to registered participants.
Teachers are primarily communicators, and reflection on rhetorical practices promotes better engagement and communication with students. Lindsay Goss (Theatre Arts and Performance Studies) will introduce techniques to help improve your classroom communication.
Rhetorical Practice: Teaching as Persuasive Communication. Open only to registered participants.
Lunch will be served starting at 11:45AM. This junior faculty gathering features Vice President for Research David Savitz (School of Public Health & Alpert Medical School). The lunch is an opportunity to talk with him and learn more about support for humanities and social sciences research at Brown. Co-sponsored by the Dean of the Faculty, the Junior Faculty Roundtable is a series of lunches designed to bring new and junior faculty together with campus leaders and senior colleagues to explore a variety of faculty issues. RSVP at sheridan.brown.edu. by noon on Monday, March 3rd, to reserve a place at this catered lunch. Please register even if the event is currently fully subscribed, as there may be cancellations that would enable you to attend.