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Teaching Squares: Reflect

For those of you participating in a teaching square, you should have finished your course visits. Take some time now to reflect on what you learned.

Reflection Guidelines

This is a personal experience for you. You may wish to share it at the square share, but there’s no requirement to do so. The questions below can help guide your reflection. You will gain the most if you write your responses and allow each reflection to lead to other thoughts about your own teaching.

  • What have I learned about my teaching philosophy from my classroom observations (it could be something new or something that has been affirmed)? What personal values do I bring to my teaching?
  • Has my teaching philosophy changed as a result of this experience?
  • How has the experience of again being in the “learner” role impacted my teaching?
  • What surprised me during this experience?
  • What challenged me during this experience? What assumptions about teaching did I confront?
  • What have I learned is one of my teaching strengths?
  • What aspect of my teaching do I wish to improve? How am I going to do this?
  • What is one thing I learned that will make my teaching more effective?
  • Did I learn any tips, tricks or best practices that I might want to incorporate in my teaching?
  • Is there one particular thing I learned that I will apply next semester in my classroom? Why was this one thing so impressive?

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Academic Excellence Symposium

Register now for the Eleventh Annual  Academic Excellence Symposium at Daytona State College featuring keynote speaker Jaime Casap. The Symposium will be held on March 1, 2019 at Daytona State College’s Daytona Beach Campus.

This year’s theme, Institutional Outcomes: Building Bridges to Student Success, promises a day of conversations centered around innovative practices that support pathways to student success.

Registration is free, though space is limited.

For more information contact John Brady, Director of Planning and Professional Development at Daytona State College.

Colloquium Proposals Due Friday!!

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, “Collaborations: Building inclusive bridges.” We seek proposals that demonstrate ways to create learning spaces that bring people together. Examples include learning activities the bring together student and faculty from different departments, colleges or institutions, teaching collaborations between students and faculty, inclusive teaching practices that support diverse student populations, innovative connections between curricular and co-curricular activities, or partnerships between campus and community groups.

Collaborations: Building inclusive bridges

We seek proposals that demonstrate ways to create learning spaces that bring people together. Examples include learning activities the bring together student and faculty from different departments, colleges or institutions, teaching collaborations between students and faculty, inclusive teaching practices that support diverse student populations, innovative connections between curricular and co-curricular activities, or partnerships between campus and community groups.

[Click here for event details and submission guidelines]

Important Dates

  • Submission Deadline: March 11, 2019
  • Notification of Acceptance: March 18, 2019
  • Registration Deadline: March 31, 2019
  • Colloquium Date: April 5, 2019

10 days to submit your abstract for the 2019 Colloquium!

Collaborations: Building inclusive bridges

Important Dates

  • Submission Deadline: March 11, 2019
  • Notification of Acceptance: March 18, 2019
  • Registration Deadline: March 31, 2019
  • Colloquium Date: April 5, 2019

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, “Collaborations: Building inclusive bridges.” We seek proposals that demonstrate ways to create learning spaces that bring people together. Examples include learning activities the bring together student and faculty from different departments, colleges or institutions, teaching collaborations between students and faculty, inclusive teaching practices that support diverse student populations, innovative connections between curricular and co-curricular activities, or partnerships between campus and community groups.

We seek proposals that demonstrate ways to create learning spaces that bring people together. Examples include learning activities the bring together student and faculty from different departments, colleges or institutions, teaching collaborations between students and faculty, inclusive teaching practices that support diverse student populations, innovative connections between curricular and co-curricular activities, or partnerships between campus and community groups.

[Click here for event details and submission guidelines]

Call for Proposals: 2019 Colloquium on Teaching and Learning Innovation

Collaborations: Building inclusive bridges

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, “Collaborations: Building inclusive bridges.” We seek proposals that demonstrate ways to create learning spaces that bring people together. Examples include learning activities the bring together student and faculty from different departments, colleges or institutions, teaching collaborations between students and faculty, inclusive teaching practices that support diverse student populations, innovative connections between curricular and co-curricular activities, or partnerships between campus and community groups.

Important Dates

  • Submission Deadline: March 11, 2019
  • Notification of Acceptance: March 18, 2019
  • Registration Deadline: March 31, 2019
  • Colloquium Date: April 5, 2019

[Click here for event details and submission guidelines]

REMINDER: End-of-semester reflection lunch, TOMORROW (Dec 18)

Teaching Reflection:
End of Semester Luncheon

Reflect on your courses while they are still fresh in your mind!
 Please RSVP!

When: Dec 18, 2018 at 11:30 AM to 2:00 PM
Where: Allen Hall
Target Audience: Teaching staff and faculty
RSVP:  https://www.addevent.com/event/Dp1146300

Each semester, the Brown Center hosts a structured reflection luncheon.  This is an opportunity to take some time to reflect on your teaching over the past semester while it is still fresh in your mind – and in the company of colleagues that can offer new insight.

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Teaching & Learning Day will 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 Teaching and Learning Day.  Dr. Hackman will be speaking on Racial Equity and the Classroom.

2019 Teaching and Learning Day

Dr. Heather Hackman

What is Racial Equity? What is a Racial Equity Lens?
How does Racial Equity Impact the Classroom?

January 11, 2019 – 9:00 am to 12:00 pm
Lunch 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
CUB Stetson Room [MAP]
RSVP Requested

Dr. Hackman has been teaching and training on social justice issues since 1992 and was a professor in the Department of Human Relations and Multicultural Education at St. Cloud State University in St Cloud, Minnesota for 12 years before she began focusing full time on consulting. She has taught courses in social justice and multicultural education (pre-service and in-service teachers), race and racism, heterosexism and homophobia, social justice education (higher education leadership), oppression and social change, sexism and gender oppression, class oppression, and Jewish oppression. In 2005 she founded Hackman Consulting Group and consults nationally on issues of equity and social justice and has focused most of her social justice training work on race, class, gender, and LBGTQI issues. [learn more]

Colloquium on Teaching and Learning Innovation

TODAY!

All Learners Welcome:
Making Excellence Inclusive

April 6, 2018 – 8:45 AM – 6 PM
Stetson University, DeLand, FL
Lynn Business Center
(corner of N. Woodland Blvd and Michigan Ave [MapIt])

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On-site registration is available.

There’s something for everyone at the annual Colloquium on Teaching and Learning Innovation, hosted by Stetson University.  Join colleagues for a celebration of learning excellence. Share teaching and learning innovations, gains you have made in any area of learning, present new ideas, and more!

Stetson University’s DeLand campus is located approximately half-way between Daytona Beach and Orlando, just off of I-4 in the Sunshine State of Florida.  Traveling to Stetson? Check here for information on local hotels and ground transportation.

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Questions? Contact browncenter@stetson.edu or (386) 822-7931.

2018 Colloquium: You don’t want to miss this!

We are so pleased to be hosting so many of our peers from regional universities and colleges for the Colloquium this Friday! The program boasts and variety of engaging and thought-provoking concurrent sessions aligned with the theme of Making Excellence Inclusive.

What: 2018 Colloquium on Teaching and Learning
When: April 6th, 2018, 8:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Where: Lynn Business Center (LBC), Stetson University DeLand Campus

DOWNLOAD THE FULL PROGRAM HERE

[NOTE: Online registration has closed. On site registration is available and free at the event, Friday, April 6th. Visit the registration desk on between 8 am and 2 pm in the LBC lobby]

The day will begin with an interactive keynote, where audience members will follow data-rich narratives of three students through their journey to a degree that matters.

Over lunch, several of our colleagues will discuss their experiences teaching in the Tomoka Correctional Institution

…and we will close the day with two very special sessions.

Immigration & Global Citizenship: This special closing session marks the beginning of Stetson’s inaugural Global Citizenship Symposium, a two-week exploration of our place in the world. This panel will explore ways in which we can re-imagine our commitment to global citizenship through an immigration lens.

Instructions for a home invasion: The installation is a meditation on the space of the Booker House in response to poetic instructions. The house was built by Paul Booker during the Great Depression of the 1930’s and is among the largest masonry examples of the Tudor Revival style in DeLand. The house is currently unoccupied – awaiting its next identity. Join us for drinks on the back patio!

Times and locations are listed in the attached schedule.

I hope you will join us for this rare opportunity to renew ourselves and celebrate the joy of our work.

In good faith,

Julia Metzker, Executive Director
Brown Center for Faculty Innovation and Excellence

2018 Colloquium Schedule of Events Posted!

Hot off the presses!

The schedule for this year’s Colloquium has something for everyone!  From 25-minute pedagogical sharing sessions to 50-minute workshops and panels.  We are especially excited about the opening Keynote and the special closing session on immigration that will kick of Stetson’s inaugural Global Citizenship Symposium … and don’t forget a MUST SEE multi-media art installation !  Don’t forget to register!

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS
Lynn Business Center (LBC) | Stetson University | DeLand, FL

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We welcome our colleagues from Stetson University, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, University of Central Florida, Daytona State College and Adventist University of Health Sciences for a engaging day of learning, reflection and networking.

REGISTRATION OPEN – REGISTER BY  MARCH 31, 2018Registration is free. However, participants are strongly encouraged to register to accommodate meal and seating requirements.