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    • New Staff Orientation

    • 12 dates and times available
    • Welcome New Staff members! Please register for New Staff Orientation, which provides important information as you join the Wake Forest community.  All new staff members are required to attend. . . .

    • Location: Multiple Locations
    • Get SMART: Personal and Professional Goal-Setting (Communication)

    • Thursday, January 8th, 20159:30 am - 11:30 am
    • This class will explore the many reasons why we set goals (personally and professionally) and why even the best thought out goals can fail.  Attendees will learn about the importance of setting SMART goals in order to help achieve desired objectives and outcomes. Discussion will include the . . .

    • Location: Reynolda Hall 301
    • 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
    • Keep Everything, Share Anything: An Introduction to Google Drive

    • 2 dates and times available
    • Have you explored Google Drive? Did you know that with Google Drive, you can create, share, and simultaneously collaborate on text documents, spreadsheets, surveys, and presentations?  If not, this class is for you!  Google Drive is dramatically changing the way we share and collaborate . . .

    • Location: Multiple Locations
    • 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