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Stetson Spotlight – Today, Feb. 21 – Dengke Chen presents …

On Wednesday, Feb. 21, Dengke Chen, Assistant Professor of Digital Arts, will present his topic, Preserving Miao Cultural Heritage:  A Virtual Reconstruction and Retrofit of a typical Diao Jiao House WHEN:  Wednesday, Feb. 21 TIME: 12 p.m. – 1 p.m. (lunch available at 11:30

Stetson Spotlight Series – Feb. 21 with Dengke Chen

On Wednesday, Feb. 21, Dengke Chen, Assistant Professor of Digital Arts, will present his topic, Preserving Miao Cultural Heritage:  A Virtual Reconstruction and Retrofit of a typical Diao Jiao House WHEN:  Wednesday, Feb. 21 TIME: 12 p.m. – 1 p.m. (lunch

Spotlight today Feb. 7 – Michael Eskenazi presents

On Wednesday, Feb. 7, The Spotlight Series resumes with Dr. Michael Eskenazi, Assistant Professor of Psychology, discussing his topic, What does Covfefe mean? Factors that Influence Lexical Acquisition in Skilled Adult Readers Date: Wednesday, Feb. 7 Time:  1:30 p.m. – 2:30

Spotlight series resumes with Michael Eskenazi on Wednesday, Feb. 7

On Wednesday, Feb. 7, The Spotlight Series resumes with Dr. Michael Eskenazi, Assistant Professor of Psychology, discussing his topic, What does Covfefe mean? Factors that Influence Lexical Acquisition in Skilled Adult Readers Date: Wednesday, Feb. 7 Time:  1:30 p.m. – 2:30

Call for Proposals: Annual Colloquium on Teaching and Learning

All Learners Welcome: Making Excellence Inclusive SAVE THE DATE:  Friday, April 6, 2018 Calling all Learners: The Brown Center for Faculty Innovation and Excellence invites proposals for panel discussions, interactive workshops and sharing sessions that describe promising practices aligned with the colloquium theme, “All

FINAL CALL: Teaching Squares offered for Spring 2018 Semester

The Brown Center is pleased to offer Teaching Squares for the Spring 2018 Semester. To register: RSVP: Teaching Square – Deadline to register January 30 Teaching Squares open up spaces for reflection and conversation about teaching to faculty at any stage in their career. How it works …

Course Design for Transformative Learning – Spring 2018 series

Dates and location have been set for the Spring 2018 series of Course Design for Transformative Learning.   The Brown Center for Faculty Innovation and Excellence is once again offering the multi-part course design (or redesign) workshop series in the Spring 2018 semester.

Teaching Squares offered for Spring 2018 semester

The Brown Center is pleased to offer Teaching Squares for the Spring 2018 Semester. Teaching Squares open up spaces for reflection and conversation about teaching to faculty at any stage in their career. How it works … Four faculty in each

2018 Teaching and Learning Day with Tia Brown McNair – Friday, Jan. 12 – duPont-Ball Library

2018 Teaching and Learning Day with Tia Brown McNair  TOPIC: Making Excellence Inclusive: Becoming a Student-Ready College WHEN: January 12, 2018 – 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM  (Lunch immediately following) WHERE: duPont-Ball Library The annual Teaching and Learning Day is

Teaching and Learning Day with Tia Brown McNair – Friday, Jan. 12 – duPont-Ball Library

2018 Teaching and Learning Day with Tia Brown McNair  TOPIC: Making Excellence Inclusive: Becoming a Student-Ready College WHEN: January 12, 2018 – 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM  (Lunch immediately following) WHERE: duPont-Ball Library The annual Teaching and Learning Day is

2018 Teaching and Learning Day – Jan. 12, 2018

Each year, the Brown Center for Faculty Innovation and Excellence hosts a national scholar to Stetson University for the annual Teaching and Learning Day (formerly known as Faculty Learning Community Day). This day of reflection and discussion provides an opportunity for

Teaching Squares offered for Spring 2018 semester

The Brown Center is pleased to offer Teaching Squares for the Spring 2018 Semester. As you begin preparing your syllabi for spring, why not build in a Teaching Square? Teaching Squares open up spaces for reflection and conversation about teaching to faculty

Course Design for Transformative Learning – Spring Registration

The Brown Center for Faculty Innovation and Excellence is once again offering the multi-part course design (or redesign) workshop series in the Spring 2018 semester. Through this engaging, hands-on series of workshops, participants will use backward design to develop innovative

Teaching Reflection: the first step to building a course-portfolio

[RSVP Requested] Teaching Reflection: the first step to building a course-portfolio Dec. 14, 2017 – 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. LBC Board Room (LBC 213) Target Audience: Adjunct, visiting and tenure-track faculty Facilitated by Julia Metzker, Brown Center for Faculty

Spotlight Series presents Dr. Benjamin Tanner on Wednesday, Dec. 6

On Wednesday, Dec. 6, The Spotlight Series presents Dr. Benjamin Tanner, Assistant Professor of Environmental Science and Studies who will discuss his research on Frequent forest fires evident in mud core records from isolated wetlands in the longleaf pine sandhills of the

Spotlight Series – Dec. 6 – Dr. Benjamin Tanner presents …

On Wednesday, Dec. 6, The Spotlight Series presents Dr. Benjamin Tanner, Assistant Professor of Environmental Science and Studies who will discuss his research on Frequent forest fires evident in mud core records from isolated wetlands in the longleaf pine sandhills of the

Authentic Assessment: Innovative Course-building Workshop on Dec. 8

The fourth workshop* in the Innovative Course-building Workshop Series will be held next week. What: Innovative Course-building Workshop IV: Authentic Assessment When: Dec 8, 2017 at 2:30 p.m. to 4 p.m. Where: Sage 222 ALL ARE WELCOME! Curious to know what you’ve

Tia McNair to Visit Stetson University

2018 Teaching and Learning Day Making Excellence Inclusive: Becoming a Student-Ready College Jan. 12, 2018 – 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. (Lunch immediately following) duPont-Ball Library (Please note this is a location change.) RSVP to save your spot! To learn more about

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Brown Teacher-Scholar Fellows: CALL FOR PROPOSALS

Do you have a project, initiative or area of study that could use a “boost” from a teacher-scholar fellow?  Would you like to bring some special expertise to campus? If so, please consider submitting a proposal to bring a Brown Teacher-Scholar to your department

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Spotlight Series – Wednesday, Nov. 15 – Randall Croom and Kelly Hall present …

On Wednesday, Nov. 15, the Spotlight Series will highlight Kelly Hall, assistant professor of management, and Randall Croom, assistant professor of management, as they present their findings on Examining Student Retention through an Organizational Behavior Lens Date: Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2017 Time: 12 p.m.- 1 p.m.

Spotlight Series continues – Wednesday, Nov. 15, with Randall Croom and Kelly Hall

On Wednesday, Nov. 15, the Spotlight Series will highlight Kelly Hall, assistant professor of management, and Randall Croom, assistant professor of management, as they present their findings on Examining Student Retention through an Organizational Behavior Lens Date: Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2017 Time: 12 p.m.- 1 p.m.

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Faculty Spotlight Series – Wednesday, Nov. 1

The third presentation in the 2017-18 Faculty Spotlight series will be held on Wednesday, Nov. 1.  Terence Farrell, Professor of Biology, will speak on Pygmy Rattlesnakes and the People Who Study Them Date: Wednesday, Nov. 1, 2017 Time: 12 p.m.- 1 p.m. (lunch served at

Faculty Spotlight Series – Wednesday, Nov. 1

The third presentation in the 2017-18 Faculty Spotlight series  will be held on Wednesday, Nov. 1.  Terence Farrell, Professor of Biology, will speak on Pygmy Rattlesnakes and the People Who Study Them Date: Wednesday, Nov. 1, 2017 Time: 12 p.m.- 1 p.m. (lunch served

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Faculty Spotlight Series – Wednesday, Oct. 18

The second presentation in the 2017-18 Faculty Spotlight series  will be held on Wednesday, Oct. 18.  Holley E. Lynch, Assistant Professor of Physics will speak on Can Geometry Explain Tissue Spreading? Date: Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2017 Time: 12:00 – 1:00 p.m. (lunch served at

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The Brown Center – Course Design for Transformative Learning – Workshop series continues

The Brown Center for Faculty Innovation and Excellence multi-part course design (or redesign) workshop series continues on Friday, Oct. 6, with Essential Learning Goals. Write learning goals that are appropriately challenging, foster critical thinking and prepare students for success as global citizens. NEXT SESSION:

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2017-18 Faculty Spotlight Series – Opening Presentation – Wednesday – Oct. 4

The 2017-18 Faculty Spotlight series will kick-off on Wednesday, Oct. 4, with a presentation by Dr. Pamela Cappas-Toro who will speak on Teaching a Gendered Language in a Maximum Security Men’s Prison: Curricular Approaches to Learning Spanish and Latin American Studies Date: Wednesday, Oct. 4, 2017

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4th Annual Resource Fair and New Faculty Mixer

Join us on Aug. 17, 12 p.m. to 2 p.m. in the Lynn Business Center Lobby!  This year features a “Taste of DeLand” with samplings from a variety of local restaurants.  For more details, visit the Brown Center blog.

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Mark your calendars! 2017-2018 NYU Faculty Resource Network opportunities now open

Through our partnership with the NYU Faculty Resource Network (FRN), many valuable development opportunities are made available to Stetson Faculty. This membership provides access to enrichment seminars, scholar-in-residence programs and much more.  Mark your calendars with the following deadlines for these

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May Faculty Spotlight Presentation: Dr. Joel Davis

The May 2017 Faculty Spotlight features Dr. Joel Davis, Professor of English, who will speak on “Restoring Sidney’s Arcadia: The Digital Pastoral Heroic Imagination and The Details That Matter.” Date: Thursday, May 4, 2017 Time: 11:30 a.m.- 1 p.m. (lunch served at 11:30)

May Faculty Spotlight Presentation: Dr. Joel Davis

The May 2017 Faculty Spotlight features Dr. Joel Davis, Professor of English, who will speak on Restoring Sidney’s Arcadia: The digital pastoral heroic imagination and the details that matter. Date: Thursday, May 4, 2017 Time: 12 p.m.- 1 p.m. (lunch served at 11:30)

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