Upcoming Events

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Thursday, October 16, 2014 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm

Teaching Philosophy Statements. Open only to registered participants.

Monday, October 20, 2014 - 5:30pm - 7:00pm

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.

Wednesday, October 22, 2014 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Multitasking in the Classroom Wed. Oct 22nd 2014 12 -1pm Sheridan Center (96 Waterman) Does multitasking impede your students’ learning? What can or should you do about it? Join this roundtable discussion led by Monica Linden (Neuroscience) & Andy Pennock (Public Policy) to share your concerns, experiences and solutions to the problems of multitasking in the classroom. Bring a brown-bag lunch. RSVP at https://sheridan-center.appshosting.com/pma/apex/f?p=210:76:0::NO::P76_E... to reserve a place at this seminar.

Monday, October 27, 2014 - 5:30pm - 7:00pm

Check Canvas for room assignments. Open only to registered participants.

Thursday, October 30, 2014 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Lunch will be served starting at 11:45AM. This lunch is an opportunity for you to meet with Dean of the College Maud Mandel (History & Judaic Studies) 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. 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 Wednesday, October 29th, 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.

Tuesday, November 4, 2014 - 4:00pm - 6:00pm

Effective Discussions. Open only to registered participants.

Monday, November 10, 2014 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Workshop: Grading Strategies Mon 11/10, 12-1pm Sheridan Center (96 Waterman) This hands-on, interactive workshop introduces strategies to help new instructors grade effectively and efficiently. Participants will brainstorm approaches for establishing grading criteria within their disciplines and discuss the role of grading in student learning. 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...

Tuesday, November 11, 2014 - 12:00pm - 2:00pm

Roundtable Session 2. Open only to registered participants.

Thursday, November 13, 2014 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Workshop: Designing Grading Rubrics Thurs 11/13, 12-1pm Sheridan Center (96 Waterman) Rubrics can help you grade efficiently and can help your students learn. At this hands-on, interactive workshop, you will learn how to create an effective rubric and how to assess the quality of a rubric you create. Bring to the session an assignment or assessment for which you would like to create a rubric. 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...

Tuesday, November 18, 2014 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Lunch will be served starting at 11:45AM. This lunch is an opportunity for you to meet with Dean of the Graduate School Peter Weber (Chemistry) in a small-group setting and learn more about the work of his 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. 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 Monday, November 17th, 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.