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Showing events 21 - 30 of 30 unique titles ( a total of 45 sessions )

    • 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
    • On Leadership - Part 2 (Leadership)

    • Wednesday, October 25th, 20173:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    • In his book On Leadership,  John W. Gardner outlines nine essential tasks of leadership.  The "On Leadership" series will explore those nine tasks, three at a time - and relate them to the work of leaders here at Wake Forest University.  Attendees will discuss and . . .

    • 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
    • TA and PostDoc Series: Interactive Lecturer

    • Thursday, November 2nd, 20173:30 pm - 4:45 pm
    • The research is clear, people learn best when actively engaged-how can you bring this interactivity to your teaching?

    • Location: Reynolda Hall 301
    • Handshake 101

    • Monday, November 6th, 201710:00 am - 11:00 am
    • Want to learn more about Handshake? Handshake is a personal and career development tool designed just for students. The first part of this workshop will discuss what is Handshake. We will show you what the student sees and how the software works. The second part of this workshop will focus on . . .

    • Location: Reynolda Hall Innovation Station - 229
    • Group Facilitation Skills (Communication)

    • Thursday, November 16th, 20179:30 am - 11:30 am
    • In our work, we're occassionally asked to facilitate group discussions among faculty, staff, students, alumni, or community members.  Navigating these discussions may come more easily to some than to others.  This workshop will review tools and skills that a facilitator uses to strengthen . . .

    • Location: Reynolda Hall 301
    • TA and PostDoc Series: Writing a Teaching Philosophy 1

    • Thursday, November 16th, 20173:30 pm - 4:45 pm
    • If you intend to apply for academic positions, it is likely that you will be asked to submit your philosophy of teaching statement as part of your application. During this session, we’ll examine sample philosophies and evaluate them using a rubric developed at the University of Michigan. We . . .

    • Location: Benson Center 301
    • Building in Scalar: Teaching and Scholarship

    • Thursday, November 16th, 20173:30 pm - 5:00 pm
    • Scalar is a web-authoring tool that facilitates media-rich presentations and visualizations. This workshop will cover basic features of the platform, including a showcase of existing Scalar projects and a hands-on introduction to paths, tags, annotations, and posting media. It will also cover more . . .

    • Location: Z.Smith Reynolds Library
    • TA and PostDoc Series: Syllabus Design

    • Thursday, November 30th, 20173:30 pm - 4:45 pm
    • 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 explore strategies to help your students be more successful by creating a learner-centered . . .

    • Location: Reynolda Hall 301