Author: Brown Center

Grading Open House at the Brown Center

Grading got you down? Looking for some company? The Brown Center is hosting a grading open house on Wednesday, May 8. We will have plenty of coffee on hand and some snacks. AND Bodhi+Sol is offering free chair massages from

2019 Teaching and Learning Day, Jan. 11

The annual Teaching and Learning Day is a day of reflection and discussion among faculty and staff about big issues that impact the Stetson University mission and learning community. National scholars engage the community in thought-provoking conversation. This year, Dr.

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2019 Teaching and Learning Day to Feature Dr. Heather Hackman

The Brown Center for Faculty Innovation and Excellence is thrilled to partner with the Center for Community Engagement and the Equity and Inclusion Group (formerly IISG) to bring Heather Hackman back to campus as the featured speaker for Stetson’s annual

Call for Proposals: Brown Teacher-Scholar Fellowships

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? The Brown Center for Faculty Innovation and Excellence is once again pleased to announce the Call

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Brown Center funding available for Teaching and Scholarly Inquiry Circles

The Brown Center still has funds available for Teaching and Scholarly Inquiry Circle mini-grants (up to $500). Stetson University faculty members, and Campus Life & Student Success staff are invited to submit proposals. [more info..] Submit your proposal now at bit.ly/BC-InquiryCircleApp Questions? Please contact the Brown

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Stetson Spotlight presents Dr. Benjamin Tanner – Cultural Credit available

Date: Friday, Oct. 26 Time: 1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. Location: Lynn Business Center – 124 Snacks will be available. (No RSVP required) Stetson’s Spotlight Series continues on Oct. 26 with a presentation by Dr. Benjamin Tanner, assistant professor of

Today: 2018-19 Spotlight Series Presents Dr. Heather Evans-Anderson

The 2018-2019 Spotlight Series continues on Friday, Oct. 12, with a presentation by Dr. Heather Evans-Anderson, assistant professor of Health Sciences, who will speak on “A Co-Culture Model System to Examine Endothelial-Cardiomyocyte Interactions” (see more) Date: Friday, Oct. 12 Time: 1 p.m.-

Stetson Spotlight presents Dr. Heather Evans-Anderson

The 2018-2019 Faculty Spotlight Series continues on Oct. 12 with a presentation by Dr. Heather Evans-Anderson, assistant professor of Health Sciences, who will speak on “A Co-Culture Model System to Examine Endothelial-Cardiomyocyte Interactions” (see more) Date: Friday, Oct. 12 Time: 1 p.m.-

Reminder: Course Design for Essential Learning Workshop

Reminder: The second workshop in the Course Design for Essential Learning series is Monday, Oct. 8, 1 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. Prior registration not required. Workshop topic: Essential Learning Goals – Write learning goals that are appropriately challenging, foster critical thinking

Today: 2018-19 Faculty Spotlight Series Presents Dr. Kirsten Work

The 2018-19 Faculty Spotlight Series will kick off on Sept. 28 with a presentation by Dr. Kirsten Work, professor of Biology, who will speak on How Do Spring Flows and Fish Assemblages Differ Between the Southwest, the Northwest, and the Northeastern US? (more info)

Faculty Spotlight Series opens with Dr. Kirsten Work – Friday, Sept. 28

The 2018-19 Faculty Spotlight Series will kick off on Sept. 28 with a presentation by Dr. Kirsten Work, professor of Biology, who will speak on How Do Spring Flows and Fish Assemblages Differ Between the Southwest, the Northwest, and the Northeastern US? (more info)

Accepting Proposals for Teaching and Scholarly Inquiry Circles

The Brown Center for Faculty Innovation and Excellence at Stetson University supports teacher-scholar development, professional/practitioner-scholar development, and curricular/co-curricular collaborations through the award of Teaching and Scholarly Inquiry Circle mini-grants (up to $500). Stetson University faculty members, and Campus Life & Student Success staff are

Brown Center’s brown bag lunchtime conversations – Student evaluations of teaching

Student Evaluations of Teaching: Valid? Biased? Informative? The Brown Center for Faculty Innovation is launching a monthly brown bag series to offer faculty and staff a place to discuss topical issues about teaching, learning and higher education.  Each conversation will

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2018 Faculty Resource Network National Symposium to be Hosted By Stetson. Register now!

2018 FRN Symposium: Transforming Teaching Through Active Learning Nov. 16-17, 2018 Stetson University will host faculty and scholars from universities and colleges across the country for the 2018 Faculty Resource Network National Symposium.  The Symposium will be held at the Ritz-Carlton

Sign up reminder: Course Design for Essential Learning Workshop series

Reminder: The first workshop in the Course Design for Essential Learning series is Monday, Sept. 17.  Please register by Wednesday, Sept. 12. This workshop series is a five-part course (re) design series where you will use evidence-based strategies to design

Opportunities available with the Brown Center

Teaching Squares – sign up deadline extended: The teaching squares project offers faculty at any stage in their career an opportunity to gain new insight into their own teaching through a non-evaluative process of reciprocal classroom observation and self-reflection. The four faculty

Resource Fair Today, Thursday, Aug. 16 – Garage Room in the CUB

Please plan to stop by the Resource Fair today (Thursday, Aug. 16) being held in the Garage Room in the CUB from 12 – 2 p.m.  This is an annual event hosted by the Brown Center for Faculty Innovation and

Welcome Stetson’s Newest Faculty to Campus

New Faculty Reception The Stetson University Faculty Senate is hosting a wine and cheese reception to welcome our newest faculty to campus.  All faculty are invited to attend. When: Aug. 14 at 4 p.m. Where: Hand Art Center 5th Annual Resource Fair Every year,

Annual Brown Center Resource Fair – Aug. 16

The Brown Center will once again be hosting the Faculty Resource Fair on Thursday, Aug. 16, from 12 p.m. – 2 p.m. in the new Garage Room located in the CUB. This is an annual event hosted by the Brown

The Brown Center has moved!

The Brown Center has moved! Julia Metzker (Executive Director) and Lynn Monahan (Project Manager) are now located in Elizabeth Hall – Room 110. We will have an open house and announcement to faculty in the Fall. In the meantime, feel

Four Stetson faculty selected to attend Summer Seminar at NYU

Hearty congratulations to the Stetson faculty selected to participate in the Faculty Resource Network Summer Seminars.  These week-long, intensive seminars are convened by distinguished faculty members from colleges and universities throughout the country and hosted by New York University. 2018 Network

Faculty Workshop with Heather Hackman – May 9

The Brown Center for Faculty Innovation and Excellence has partnered with the Center for Community Engagement and Human Resources to bring Heather Hackman to campus for a consultation visit. Dr. Hackman is a leader in racial equity and social justice

2019-2021 Brown Teacher-Scholar Fellowship Announced

The Brown Center for Faculty Innovation and Excellence is pleased to announce that the 2019-2021 Brown Teacher-Scholar Fellowship has been awarded in Public History. Public historians are committed to representing community and group histories from a wide range of perspectives and to

COLLOQUIUM ON TEACHING & LEARNING INNOVATION

TODAY: Friday, April 6 8:45 a.m. – 6 p.m. All Learners Welcome: Making Excellence Inclusive Stetson University, DeLand, FL Lynn Business Center (corner of N. Woodland Blvd. and Michigan Ave. [MapIt]) DOWNLOAD SCHEDULE DOWNLOAD FULL PROGRAM On-site registration is available. There’s something

Spotlight Series: Carol Azab Presents — Wednesday, April 4

On Wednesday, April 4, the 2017-2018 Spotlight series will conclude with Carol Azab, Ph.D., assistant professor of marketing, who will present her research on Do customers’ accents impact service employee recovery behavior? Date: Wednesday, April 4, 2018 Time: noon- 1 p.m. (lunch provided at 11:30 a.m.)

Spotlight Series Wednesday, March 21, with Madison Creech

On Wednesday, March 21, The Spotlight Series continues with Madison Creech, Brown Visiting Teach-Scholar Fellow. She will be discussing her topic: Finding My Voice When Collaboration Is My Creative Practice Date: Wednesday, March 21 Time: noon  -1 p.m. (lunch served at 11:30 a.m.) Location: Lynn Business

Spotlight Series with Madison Creech — Wednesday, March 21

On Wednesday, March 21 The Spotlight Series continues with Madison Creech, Brown Visiting Teach-Scholar Fellow. She will be discussing her topic: Finding My Voice When Collaboration Is My Creative Practice Date: Wednesday, March 21, 2018 Time: noon  -1 p.m. (lunch served at 11:30 a.m.) Location: Lynn

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

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