Sheridan Teaching Seminars planned

The Harriet W. Sheridan Center for Teaching and Learning
Brown University

The Sheridan Teaching Seminar – How We Learn
Monday, November 30, 2015 5:30pm – 7:00pm
Salomon Center, Room 001
The Sheridan Teaching Seminar lecture on How We Learn will be held on November 30th from 5:30-6:30 p.m. in Salomon 001 with a discussion following. The lecture is open to the Brown and RISD community. In this interactive lecture, Shawn Nordell, (Sheridan Center) will discuss recent research on learning and present strategies that improve learning and retention. Attendees will use this to create an interactive student learning experience for their teaching.

The Sheridan Teaching Seminar – Rhetorical Practice: Teaching as a Persuasive Communication
Monday, February 29, 2016 5:30pm – 7:00pm
Salomon Center, Room 001
The Sheridan Teaching Seminar lecture on the teacher’s role as communicator, and how to foster a reflective rhetorical practice that promotes better engagement and communication with students will be held February 29th from 5:30-6:30 p.m. in Salomon 001 with a discussion following. The lecture is open to the Brown and RISD community. Barbara Tannenbaum (TAPS) will introduce techniques for creating engaging dialogues in your classroom.

Harriet W. Sheridan Center for Teaching and Learning, Teaching + Learning

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