Academic

Showing events 1 - 10 of 20 unique titles ( a total of 47 sessions )

    • Zotero-Introduction to collecting, managing, and citing your research sources

    • 20 dates and times available
    • Zotero is a powerful open-source citations manager and research tool that integrates directly into the Firefox, Chrome or Safari web browser. Participants will learn how to install and start using Zotero to cite sources and create bibliographies in a matter of minutes. This workshop includes . . .

    • Location: Multiple Locations
    • Publishing with Library Partners Press: It Doesn't Get Better Than This

    • 5 dates and times available
    • Any and all WFU faculty, staff, students and friends are invited to any or all of this semester-long series of publishing workshops and/or drop-in office hours to learn about how Library Partners Press can turn any and all publishing-related projects into properly published books, electronic or . . .

    • Location: Multiple Locations
    • TA and PostDoc Series: Writing Effective Learning Objectives

    • Tuesday, January 30th, 20189:00 am - 10:15 am
    • 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 your efforts and design learning experiences to ensure students are meeting those . . .

    • Location: Piedmont Triad Community Research Ctr, Chestnut Rm
    • TA and PostDoc Series: Active Learning

    • Tuesday, January 30th, 201810:30 am - 11:45 am
    • 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: Piedmont Triad Community Research Ctr, Chestnut Rm
    • TA and PostDoc Series: Writing a Teaching Philosophy 1

    • 2 dates and times available
    • 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: Multiple Locations
    • Re-energizing Your Class Using Theatre Techniques

    • Wednesday, January 31st, 20183:30 pm - 4:45 pm
    • Could your classroom teaching experience use some enlivening? Re-energized teaching comes from re-energized teachers. This workshop will mine the techniques used by actors to create compelling, authentic performances show after show and explore ways to apply acting skills that can enhance your . . .

    • Location: ZSR Library Room 665
    • The NCAA Faces Steep Trade-Offs from Its Governance Decisions - ZSR Library Lecture Series

    • Wednesday, January 31st, 20184:00 pm - 5:00 pm
    • Dr. Todd McFall is an economist and author specializing in sports and economics who teaches at Wake Forest University in the Department of Economics. He will discuss his controversial book, The (Peculiar) Economics of NCAA Basketball. The NCAA has decided to organize its revenue-generating sports, . . .

    • Location: ZSR Library Auditorium 404
    • TA and PostDoc Series: Learner-Centered Teaching

    • Thursday, February 1st, 20183:30 pm - 4:45 pm
    • In this workshop, we’ll discuss principles of learning and how we can apply those principles to engage students and make them more responsible for their own . . .

    • Location: ZSR Library Room 665
    • Ancient Forests of England - ZSR Library Lecture Series

    • Wednesday, February 7th, 20184:00 pm - 5:00 pm
    • Dr. Bob Browne, Wake Forest University Professor of Biology, and recipient of the Nathan and Julie Hatch Research Grant for Academic Excellence, will discuss his research at Oxford University on the Ancient Forests of . . .

    • Location: ZSR Library Auditorium 404
    • WISE Conference

    • Thursday, February 8th, 20189:00 am - 6:00 pm
    • The Workshop on Intercultural Skills Enhancement is the pioneering conference focused on providing knowlege and skills to help study abroad and international students develop intercultural competence and global awareness. Register at: global.wfu.edu/wise

    • Location: Marriott Hotel, Downtown Winston-Salem