Category Archives: Brown Center

Grading Open House Featuring Chair Massages for Faculty!!

Grading got you down? Looking for some company ?

The Brown Center is hosting a grading open house on Wednesday, May 8th. We will have plenty of coffee on hand, some snacks.

AND Bodhi+Sol is offering free chair massages from 10:00-2:00pm in honor of teacher appreciation week!!

Space is limited, so please help us plan by letting us know when you plan to come, by completing this simple RSVP.

2018-19 Brown Center programs – Sign up now!

 

 

The Brown Center of Faculty Innovation and Excellence has an exciting slate of programming for you to look forward to in the 2018-2019 academic year.

SAVE THE DATES

September 25, 2018 – Values Day
January 11, 2019 – Teaching and Learning Day
April 5, 2019 – Colloquium on Teaching and Learning
April 16, 2019 – Stetson Showcase

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Course Design for Essential Learning

Sign-up now at : REGISTER 
Location(s): ALLEN HALL
A five-part course design series, explores evidence based strategies for designing assignments and activities that have high-impact on learners. [Learn More and sign up]

Mondays from 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm – Allen Hall

  • Workshop 1 – What’s the Big Idea: : 9/17/18
  • Workshop 2 – Essential Learning Goals: 10/8/18
  • Workshop 3 – High Impact Pedagogies: 10/29/18
  • Workshop 4 – Authentic Assessment: 11/12/18
  • Workshop 5 – Reflect & Share: 12/3/18

Spring  2019 Series Follow our blog for more details as they develop. 

Teaching Squares 

Sign-up Deadline: 9/7/2018
The Teaching Squares program 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.
[Learn More and sign up]

Inquiry Circles

Proposals accepted year round
Small groups who meet regularly during the academic year to engage in a common inquiry, build community, and disseminate what they have learned together to the Stetson community and beyond.
[Learn More and sign up]

Brown Innovation Fellows

Applications open: 9/1/2018
Application Deadline: 11/15/2018
Fellows participate in a series of hands-on experiences over the course of a calendar year designed to help innovate or refine teaching techniques and learning activities.  Faculty participate in multi-day course building institute in May.
[Learn More]

Faculty Resource Network
Faculty Seminars and Sabbatical Residencies
  • Spring 2019 (Scholar in Residence NYU) sabbatical applications due September 3
  • Winter seminar (January 14-18, 2019 in Puerto Rico) applications due September 17
  • Summer seminar (June 10-14, 2019 at NYU) applications due in January 28
  • Fall & summer sabbatical applications due in January 28

Stetson University’s membership in the New York University Faculty Resource Network (FRN) provides Stetson faculty opportunities to participate in seminars and scholar-in-residence programs alongside colleagues from colleges and universities across the nation and world. Typically, participation in these programs is included in the membership and faculty only have to pay for travel expenses. [Learn More]
*ALL applications are reviewed internally prior to submission. Please contact us at browncenter@stetson.edu if you are interested in applying.

Stetson Spotlight Series

Signups open 8/22/2018
The Stetson Spotlight Series is a monthly showcase of research, creative inquiry, and other scholarly engagement of the campus community. This year, 2018-19, the series will be held on Fridays.  Subscribe to our blog to get notices of upcoming spotlight presentations. [See schedule here]

2020-2022  Brown Teacher-Scholar Fellowship Proposals 

Call for Proposals: Opens 11/1/2018- 3/15/2019
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? Our flagship program prepares teacher-scholars who inspire current and future faculty to aspire to excellence in undergraduate learning, teaching, and research. Brown Teacher-Scholar Fellows come from and contribute to a variety of disciplinary and interdisciplinary fields. For more information about the Teacher-Scholar Fellows Program, contact the Brown Center.

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Looking Ahead: 2018-19 Brown Center programs

The Brown Center of Faculty Innovation and Excellence has an exciting slate of programming for you to look forward to in the 2018-2019 academic year.

Important Dates

September 25, 2018 – Values Day
January 11, 2019 – Teaching and Learning Day
April 5, 2019 – Colloquium on Teaching and Learning
April 16, 2019 – Stetson Showcase

Course Design for Essential Learning

Sign-up now at bit.ly/BC-RSVP-CDfEL
Location(s): TBD
A five-part course design series, explores evidence based strategies for designing assignments and activities that have high-impact on learners.

  • Workshop 1 – What’s the Big Idea: : 9/17/18
  • Workshop 2 – Essential Learning Goals: 10/8/18
  • Workshop 3 – High Impact Pedagogies: 10/29/18
  • Workshop 4 – Authentic Assessment: 11/12/18
  • Workshop 5 – Reflect & Share: 12/3/18

Spring  2019 Series Follow our blog for more details as they develop. 

Faculty Resource Fair & New Faculty Mixer

On Thursday, August 16th, the Brown Center will host the 5th annual Faculty Resource Fair  and New Faculty Mixer.  This popular event brings campus and student service departments under one roof, so you can learn about the resources available for faculty and students. This year the Fair will be held in the newly renovated CUB.  Follow our blog for more details as they develop.

Teaching Squares 

Sign-up Deadline: 9/21/2018
The Teaching Squares program 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.
[Learn More]

Inquiry Circles

Proposals accepted year round
Small groups who meet regularly during the academic year to engage in a common inquiry, build community, and disseminate what they have learned together to the Stetson community and beyond.
[Learn More]

Brown Innovation Fellows

Applications open: 8/15/2018
Application Deadline: 9/26/2018
The program celebrates teacher-scholars as learners by offering dedicated time for reflection and strategies to prepare students to lead lives steeped in personal growth, intellectual development, and global citizenship.
[Learn More]

Faculty Seminars and Sabbatical Residencies

Winter seminar applications due in September*
Summer seminar applications due in January*
Spring sabbatical applications due in August*
Fall & summer sabbatical applications due in January*
Stetson University’s membership in the New York University Faculty Resource Network (FRN) provides Stetson faculty opportunities to participate in seminars and scholar-in-residence programs alongside colleagues from colleges and universities across the nation and world. Typically, participation in these programs is included in the membership and faculty only have to pay for travel expenses. [Learn More]
*ALL applications are reviewed internally prior to submission. Please contact us at browncenter@stetson.edu if you are interested in applying.

Stetson Spotlight Series

Signups open 8/27/2018
The Stetson Spotlight Series is a monthly showcase of research, creative inquiry, and other scholarly engagement of the campus community. This year, 2018-19, we will expand the series and include Wednesday and Friday presentations.  Subscribe to our blog to get notices of upcoming spotlight presentations.

2020-2022  Brown Teacher-Scholar Fellowship Proposals 

Call for Proposals: Opens 11/1/2018- 3/15/2019
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? Our flagship program prepares teacher-scholars who inspire current and future faculty to aspire to excellence in undergraduate learning, teaching, and research. Brown Teacher-Scholar Fellows come from and contribute to a variety of disciplinary and interdisciplinary fields. For more information about the Teacher-Scholar Fellows Program, contact the Brown Center.

 

Click here to learn more information about us all the projects and programs we have to offer!

After Hurricane Irma: Revised deadlines for Brown Center Programs

Due to Hurricane Irma, the following dates have been updated for various programs in the Brown Center:

Upcoming Opportunities

Teaching Squares: Would you like to have an opportunity to reflect upon your teaching practice? Would you like to meet other faculty who are interested in talking about teaching and learning? Are you curious to see how others teach outside your own discipline? If so, Teaching Squares are for you.
Interest Deadline: September 20
Learn more and apply


Innovative Course Design Workshop Series: This workshop series will use backward design to develop courses that foster essential learning through engagement with enduring and contemporary questions.
Sign up by September 20th
Learn more and sign-up


Brown Innovation Fellows demonstrate cutting edge Innovation across diverse aspects of the teacher-scholar role to foster lifelong excellence in learning.  The Program Focus is Inclusive Pedagogies.
Application Deadline: September 25
Learn more and apply


Teaching and Inquiry Circles support learning and scholarly productivity by bringing colleagues together to study, learn, share and engage with each other.
Rolling Deadline: Applications reviewed as long as funding is available.
Learn more and apply


Writing Lockdowns:  The monthly Writer’s Lockdown Program offers focused time, effort, and support for faculty writers to immerse in and boost their writing projects. We provide the space, some food, and peace of mind. You provide the words. Bring your laptop and materials, spread out over a table and work.
Reserve your spot now!

Hosting signup here: Host a Lockdown