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August 2018

Classroom Management Strategies

Thursday, August 30, 2018 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Graduate Student Center, 211A West Cameron Ave.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States

Managing a course (and students) is always a challenge in teaching. This workshop will provide scenarios and cases that focus on common situations that all teaching assistants should be prepared to address such as disruptive behavior, dealing with excuses, and facilitating discussions to name a few. Lunch provided. REGISTER

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September 2018

Instructor Talk: Building Rapport with Students

Friday, September 21, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Graduate Student Center, 211A West Cameron Ave.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States

Instructor's non-content related communication with students is important to establish and create a more inclusive classroom.Building trust and responding to students' learning needs are crucial for a successful learning experience. Participants will learn about how and what to say as instructors to address immediacy, promote student-centered learning and overcome student resistance. Participants will analyze their own use of Instructor Talk and determine most effective strategies. Lunch provided. REGISTER

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January 2019

Developing Your Capacity for Doing Sponsored Research

Wednesday, January 23, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

This panel will present information on how researchers in the Arts & Humanities can develop their capacity to get funding for and do sponsored research. Panelists include Dr. Torin Monahan, Professor of Communication and Principal Investigator on multiple sponsored research projects; Dr. Philip Hollingsworth, the Program Administrator for the Institute for the Arts & Humanities Faculty Fellows & Grants Programs, and Ashley Mattheis, Research Development and Funding Consultant for the Office of Postdoctoral Affairs and PhD. Candidate in Communication. Topics…

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March 2019

Effective Mentoring

Monday, March 18, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 3:00 pm on Monday, repeating until Monday, April 8, 2019

Graduate Student Center, 211A West Cameron Ave.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States

Mentoring principles are universal and apply to a variety of professional settings in and out of academia. This mentoring workshop series (Entering Mentoring) will provide graduate students training in competencies and skills with effective mentoring (being mentors themselves). Graduate students in all disciplines are welcome to participate. Students who will be mentoring undergraduate students this summer 2019 are particularly encouraged to participate. Sessions will be based on case scenarios, evidence-based practices, and participants are expected to actively engage in discussions.…

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October 2019

Communication Styles and Conflict Resolution

Thursday, October 3, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Graduate Student Center, 211A West Cameron Ave.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States

Effective communication is critical to success in our professional careers as well as daily interactions. This workshop will provide opportunities to assess your communication style, learn strategies on how to best interact with others who may not share your style, determine issues that are impacting your progress and how to respond to conflict in constructive ways. Lunch provided. REGISTER

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January 2020

Preparing for Career Success: Data Management

January 30 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Graduate Student Center, 211A West Cameron Ave.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States

After this workshop, participants will be able to: Describe what data management is and why it’s important, including relevant funding agency policies for managing/sharing research data. List some strategies and tools for managing data, both for personal and research purposes. Employ those strategies and tools to improve their data management practices and to track measures (e.g. article impact metrics) that demonstrate their research impact. All disciplines are welcome. Lunch provided. REGISTER

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February 2020

Using myIDP to Plan and Launch Your Post-PhD career

February 26 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

MyIDP is a free tool designed to empower graduate students and postdocs in STEM to explore career options and leverage their training. In this special webinar, co- creator of MyIDP, Cynthia Fuhrmann, PhD (Assistant Dean, Career & Professional Development, UMass Medical School) will teach you how to use this interactive tool to explore, plan, and prepare for your career during graduate school and your postdoc so that you can be prepared for your post-PhD career.(Beyond Prof online event). REGISTER

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August 2020

Preparing for Research Success: Data Management

August 26 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

After this workshop, participants will be able to: Describe what data management is and why it’s important, including relevant funding agency policies for managing/sharing research data. List some strategies and tools for managing data, both for personal and research purposes. Employ those strategies and tools to improve their data management practices. All disciplines welcome Facilitated by: Michele Hayslett and Barrie Hayes, University Libraries REGISTER

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September 2020

Tracking Research Impact

September 2 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

After this workshop, participants will be able to: Use at least one tool to identify a potential journal or publisher for their scholarly project. Take an action toward sharing their research publications and data widely (e.g. obtain an ORCID iD, begin a social media scholarship plan, identify a new platform to share articles and data sets). Measure the impact of their work through citation counts in Scopus, Web of Science, or Dimensions . Facilitated by: Jamie Conklin and Barrie Hayes, Health Sciences Library REGISTER

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Building and Leading Successful Research Teams

September 22 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Are you wondering how to build your research group or lab to be a productive, happy working environment? Do you have an existing research team and are feeling overwhelmed trying to manage the work of the team? Do you wish there was a way to help your research team work better together? This webinar will provide attendees with skills for developing a productive and successful research team, group, or lab, managing the work of the team, and creating a collaborative…

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