Academic

Showing events 11 - 20 of 24 unique titles ( a total of 43 sessions )

    • No More Essays! Rethinking What We Have Students Write in Our Courses

    • Wednesday, September 27th, 20173:30 pm - 4:45 pm
    • In this workshop, you will hear from faculty throughout the college about the writing assignments they give their students that elicit truly engaged and thoughtful work and that their students find challenging, rewarding, and fun. The purpose is to generate ideas about rethinking what and why we . . .

    • Location: Reynolda Hall 301
    • #WakeDHis

    • Thursday, September 28th, 20173:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    • What is Digital Humanities? Who is “doing DH” at Wake Forest, and what resources are available to support and build these scholarly projects? This informative session will provide an overview of the landscape of DH--at Wake Forest and in higher education more broadly. Participants will . . .

    • Location: ZSR Library 477
    • TA and PostDoc Series: Active Learning

    • Thursday, September 28th, 20173:30 pm - 4:45 pm
    • All of the recent research into learning and how learning occurs, points to the effectiveness and necessity of actively engaging students in the classroom. It is not enough for instructors to ‘show and tell’ information, answers, processes, etc.; students have to engage with the . . .

    • Location: Reynolda Hall 301
    • What's New in the 17th Edition of the Chicago Manual of Style (CMOS)

    • Tuesday, October 3rd, 20173:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    • Do you require students to use Chicago style for their papers? Do you use Chicago style in your own writing? Do you help students with Chicago style? Then this workshop is for you! The 17th edition of the CMOS comes out in September, and in this workshop, we'll review the major changes and updates . . .

    • Location: ZSR Library 477
    • Extending Discussion Beyond the Classroom

    • Wednesday, October 4th, 20173:30 pm - 4:45 pm
    • Have you ever needed to cut a vibrant discussion short at the end of class, only to find that we weren't able to tap into the same dynamic the following week? Maybe you've led a seminar where the students always took a long time to warm up to the discussion topic? Together we will identify some of . . .

    • Location: Reynolda Hall 301
    • Graduate Student Thesis Boot Camp 2017

    • Thursday, October 12th, 201710:00 am - 4:00 pm
    • Working on a graduate thesis? Don't know where to start? Join the ZSR Library and our campus partners, the Graduate Programs in the Arts and Sciences, the Learning Assistance Center and the Writing Center as we host a two-day research & writing "boot camp" over Fall Break . . .

    • Location: ZSR Library 476
    • "Small Teaching": Small Strategies = Big Impacts on Student Learning

    • Wednesday, October 18th, 20173:30 pm - 4:45 pm
    • Want to enhance or revitalize your teaching but worry that requires more time or energy than you have?  This workshop will introduce you to “Small Teaching” strategies that require minimal preparation and grading, have little to no impact on overall instructional time, and do NOT . . .

    • Location: Benson Center 409
    • Building a Dataset with HathiTrust

    • Wednesday, October 18th, 20173:30 pm - 4:30 pm
    • As a HathiTrust partner institution, Wake Forest provides researchers access to a large corpus of digitized texts. In this workshop, participants will learn best practices for harnessing these large amounts of data using software tools developed by the HathiTrust Research Center. In this hands-on . . .

    • Location: ZSR Library 477
    • TA and PostDoc Series: Teaching Inclusively

    • Thursday, October 19th, 20173:30 pm - 4:45 pm
    • 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 success through intentional course design. Inclusive teaching strategies strengthen the performance of all . . .

    • Location: Reynolda Hall 301
    • Teaching Students How to Learn

    • Wednesday, November 1st, 20173:30 pm - 4:45 pm
    • This workshop will draw from our Fall book discussions on Teach Students to Learn, by Sandra Maguire. What is preventing your students from performing according to expectations? McGuire argues that if you teach students how to learn and give them simple, straightforward strategies to use, they can . . .

    • Location: Reynolda Hall 301