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Come join us for a high-energy, performance that unveils the different ways we engage with and experience Brown. Through vivid sketches, re-visit your own experiences through the eyes of others and engage in transformative conversations. As a nationally renowned touring theatre company housed in the University of Michigan’s Center for Research on Learning & Teaching, the Players use a variety of performance modes and facilitation strategies to spark dialogue, promote inclusivity, and effect positive change. Follow-up discussion sessions and forums will be scheduled across campus by various groups, centers and offices. Please see Sheridan Center website for listing of events. Please RSVP online at http://bit.ly/CRLTplayers7into15
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Engaging Lectures. Open only to registered participants
How Students Learn. In this interactive lecture, Dr. Kathy Takayama (Sheridan Center) will apply what is known about student learning to the practice of teaching. Participants will examine their own learning preferences, and consider how to create active learning experiences in the classroom.
Lunch will be served starting at 11:45AM. This lunch is an opportunity for you to meet with Associate Provost for Academic Development & Diversity Liza Cariaga-Lo in a small-group setting and learn more about the work of her office. It is also a chance for you to get answers to questions and concerns you have about being a junior faculty member at Brown. Please contact Vania_Figueiredo@brown.edu at the Sheridan Center with any dietary restrictions at least 48 hours prior to the event. 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 by noon on Tuesday, December 2nd, 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.
Workshop: Supporting Student Study Habits Thurs 12/4, 12-1pm Sheridan Center (96 Waterman) At this workshop, participants will learn about issues Brown students encounter while studying and discover tips to help their students avoid pitfalls and get on track to succeed in your course. This session is part of the Sheridan Center’s Fundamentals: Teaching + Learning Workshop Series, which addresses practical strategies for new instructors. RSVP here – https://sheridan-center.appshosting.com/pma/apex/f?p=210:76:0::NO::P76_E....
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Workshop: Interactive Classrooms Thurs 12/9, 12-1pm Sheridan Center (96 Waterman) This workshop introduces activities that increase student learning and engagement. Participants discuss and get firsthand experience with several effective strategies that promote active learning in classrooms of any size, and explore the challenges of engaging students in the classroom. This session is part of the Sheridan Center’s Fundamentals: Teaching + Learning Workshop Series, which addresses practical strategies for new instructors. RSVP here – https://sheridan-center.appshosting.com/pma/apex/f?p=210:76:0::NO::P76_E....
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Cover Letters & CVs (and Broader Impact Statements – Life & Physical Sciences only). Open only to registered participants.