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    • Media + Conversation = VoiceThread!

    • 2 dates and times available
    •  VoiceThread is web-based software that allows you to have an online conversation around multimedia. You can present slides, video, or images, narrate them using text, audio, or webcam, and then invite others to view and comment within the presentation. All students, faculty, and staff at Wake . . .

    • Location: Multiple Locations
    • Teaching Inclusively: A Pedagogical Exploration

    • Friday, January 9th, 20159:00 am - 10:15 am
    • What are the teaching behaviors and attitudes that signal inclusion? How are they related to best practices in teaching and learning? Do these behaviors impact student learning, and if so, how? These are some of the questions we will discuss as we unpack and analyze two classroom scenes from the . . .

    • Location: Reynolda Hall 301
    • Teaching with International Students in a Multilingual, Multicultural Classroom

    • Friday, January 9th, 201510:30 am - 12:00 pm
    • We will briefly examine general considerations of instructor language, curriculum, classroom expectations, and grading, but the main focus of this session will be the participant-led discussion of questions/struggles/issues in teaching here at . . .

    • Location: Reynolda Hall 301
    • Exploring the Inclusive Syllabus: What, Why and How

    • Friday, January 9th, 201512:15 pm - 1:30 pm
    • We will examine a sample syllabus and analyze the features that create a tone of respect, academic challenge and inclusion. Participants will then have an opportunity to see an example of a Wake Forest syllabus that was created based on the sample, and be guided in how to create such a visually . . .

    • Location: Reynolda Hall 301
    • Facilitating Difficult Discussions in the Classroom

    • Friday, January 9th, 20151:45 pm - 3:00 pm
    • Recent events nationally and on campus surrounding racial profiling, sexual assault, and hate crimes have fueled many conversations ripe for classroom discussion.  These conversations are shaped by, to some extent, attitudes and ideologies faculty members have in addressing both diverse . . .

    • Location: Reynolda Hall 301
    • Working with International, Multilingual Readers and Writers

    • Friday, January 9th, 20153:15 pm - 4:30 pm
    • WFU students undertake a significant amount of reading and writing in their courses across departments and disciplines, and these academic literacy tasks are especially challenging for our international students who are writing in English as an additional language. In this workshop, participants . . .

    • Location: Reynolda Hall 301
    • TA and PostDoc Series: Set Up Your ePortfolio

    • Monday, January 12th, 20159:00 am - 10:15 am
    • Please note: this session is being held off-campus at Biotech Place (575 N Patterson Ave).  Join us for a hands-on session designed to help you set up your electronic portfolio. This ePortfolio is required to complete the TLC's College Teaching Preparation Program and is also a useful tool . . .

    • Location: Biotech Place (575 N Patterson Ave,) Rm. 155 A&B
    • TA and PostDoc Series: Writing Effective Learning Objectives

    • Monday, January 12th, 201510:30 am - 11:45 am
    • Please note: this session is being held off-campus at Biotech Place (575 N Patterson Ave).    Let’s talk about how focusing on student learning can save you time both in and out of the classroom. Clearly articulating what you want students to learn in your courses helps you target . . .

    • Location: Biotech Place (575 N Patterson Ave,) Rm. 155 A&B
    • TA and PostDoc Series: Syllabus Design

    • Monday, January 12th, 20151:15 pm - 2:45 pm
    • Please note: this session is being held off-campus at Biotech Place (575 N Patterson Ave). This session focuses on helping you to create an effective syllabus that reflects your learning objectives, expectations, and university policies. We will identify appropriate syllabus components and . . .

    • Location: Biotech Place (575 N Patterson Ave,) Rm. 155 A&B
    • TA and PostDoc Series: Teaching Inclusively: Creating a Climate for Learning

    • Tuesday, January 13th, 20159:00 am - 10:15 am
    • Please note: this session is being held off-campus at Biotech Place (575 N Patterson Ave).    The pedagogical choices we make as instructors can have a major impact on the climate for learning in our classrooms. Join us as we explore instructional strategies that promote learning . . .

    • Location: Biotech Place (575 N Patterson Ave,) Rm. 155 A&B