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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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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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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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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 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 …

Tia McNair to Visit Stetson University Read More »

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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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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 Read More »

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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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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 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: …

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

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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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Have you seen this? Proposals/Signups are open for: Teaching/Inquiry Circles Teaching Squares Hosting a Writing Lockdown

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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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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 …

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

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Sarah Smiley-Walters started as the Brown Visiting Teacher-Scholar Fellow in Biology in January 2017. She recently completed her Ph.D. thesis, which was titled “Interactions between Pigmy Rattlesnakes (Sistrurus miliarius) and a Suite of Prey Species: A Study of Prey Behavior …

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What is your experience? Where do we go from here? A series of lunch-time discussions.

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