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Showing events 11 - 20 of 28 unique titles ( a total of 44 sessions )

    • Working Women@Wake: negotiation series

    • 8 dates and times available
    • This fall, Working Women@Wake delves into research around gender and negotation to help you expand your negotiation comfort zone and build your negotiation skills. The series combines discussion-based learning and experiential application across the fall semester. This special Women's Center . . .

    • Location: Multiple Locations
    • Safe Zone Workshop

    • 4 dates and times available
    •  The Safe Zone program is an in-depth, interactive presentation designed to educate Wake Forest faculty, staff, and students about the LGBTQ community. Anti-LGBTQ bias and prejudice affects all members of a community, and we all have the opportunity to work against it. Participants . . .

    • Location: Multiple Locations
    • Managing Excellence: Creating Sustainable Accountability Part 1 (Leadership)

    • Tuesday, September 26th, 20172:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    •  In this two part series, attendees will explore various definitions of accountability and will discuss the personal, departmental, and organizational roadblocks that can prevent a culture of accountability.  Additionally, we will work to identify various accountability-destroying actions . . .

    • Location: Reynolda Hall 301
    • Cognos Financial Reporting Training (Organizational Acumen)

    • 2 dates and times available
    • Come learn about the financial reports available through Cognos! This hands-on course, open to those with current financial reporting responsibilities, will cover accessing Cognos and generating the new and improved summary and transaction reports.  This class is required . . .

    • Location: Multiple Locations
    • 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
    • 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
    • Influence: Harness Your Personal Power (Personal Progression)

    • Tuesday, October 3rd, 20179:30 am - 11:30 am
    •  "An Influencer motivates others to change.  An Influencer replaces bad behaviors with powerful new skills.  An Influencer makes things happen." -Patterson, Grenny, Maxfield, McMillan, & Switzler This class will introduce attendees to powerful high-leverage behaviors . . .

    • Location: Reynolda Hall 301
    • 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
    • New Staff Orientation

    • 2 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
    • "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