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November 2022

Getting Started with Universal Design for Learning

November 2 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

We know the one-size-fits-all approach to learning design is not optimal. But how do we incorporate flexibility into teaching and learning while still maintaining rigorous learning? In this workshop, participants will learn the three principles that underpin Universal Design for Learning (UDL), a pedagogical framework backed by neuroscience that fosters motivated, resourceful, and strategic learners. They will have the opportunity to apply these principles to a teaching artifact of their choice, be it a syllabus, assignment, and/or teaching practice. Participants…

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NC Masters and Doctoral Career Fair (Virtual)

November 3 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

This is the 22nd Annual NC Master's and Doctoral Career Fair hosted by Duke University, NC State University, UNC-Chapel Hill, UNC-Charlotte, UNC-Greensboro, and Wake Forest University. REGISTER via Handshake

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Getting Started in STEM Education Research (hybrid)

November 4 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Graduate Student Center, 211A West Cameron Ave.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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Join this interactive workshop to broaden awareness among traditional STEM Ph.D. students and postdocs about the diversity of future research careers and learn more about the field of Discipline-based Education Research. The workshop will draw material from existing PEER and Inclusive Excellence workshops. Facilitators will include Dr. Kate Wright, Professor, Rochester Institute of Technology. This workshop is offered in hybrid format: in-person in the Graduate Student Center and online via Zoom. Zoom link will be shared with all registrants prior…

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Demystifying Informational Interviews

November 4 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Informational interviews can be one of the most valuable job search tools available to you. But what exactly are they? Where do they fit into your job search? And how do you get one? Join Beyond Graduate School Founder L. Maren Wood, PhD, for this webinar on demystifying informational interviews (and how to use them to boost your career). After attending this webinar, you will be able to: ·       Identify what you should and shouldn’t do in an informational interview.…

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How to set yourself up for career success after your master’s

November 7 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Completing a master’s degree can feel overwhelming. You’re ready to learn, advance your career, and land your next job—but sometimes it feels impossible to manage graduate school and your professional development.How are you supposed to accomplish everything you need to in your master’s, while planning for a job search and your future career?Join us in the Master’s Career Training Platform, where you’ll learn how to create a job search plan, manage graduate school, and use effective and proven job search…

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CV to Résumé (in-person)

November 8 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Graduate Student Center, 211A West Cameron Ave.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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If you're in graduate school, you probably have a CV: a long list of research, teaching, and service activities that shows your aptitude for a job in academia. But if you're considering a career outside academia (or if you're pursuing internships), you probably need a résumé instead. So what's the difference? How do you translate your academic skills to nonacademic settings? And how do you accomplish your goals in two tailored pages that will help you land an interview? We…

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Getting Hired at a Community College: Tips and Strategies from Faculty on Hiring Panels

November 10 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Learn hiring tips from faculty that serve on or work closely with hiring committees at community colleges. How might the interview differ from that of a 4-year teaching or research university? What factors should you consider in preparing your application materials and teaching demonstration? What are some common do's and don'ts of seeking a job at a community college? Join us to learn the answer to these questions and more. This event is supported by and organized through NSF INCLUDES…

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What can I do with my Ph.D.?

November 14 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

How can PhDs build meaningful and impactful careers after their degree or postdoc? Now more than ever, PhDs work in a variety of career fields, leveraging their education and training wherever smart people are needed. But how exactly do PhDs successfully job search? What are the proven strategies you can apply to successfully build your career?As a student or postdoc at UNC-Chapel Hill, you have access to the PhD Career Training Platform, a one-of-a kind resource where you can explore career options…

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December 2022

Equity, Diversity, and Inclusive Teaching in the Community College Setting

December 1 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Community colleges are truly diverse settings, attracting individuals from all different walks of life with a common interest in advancing their education. If you are interested in exploring a career at a community college, then understanding the diversity of their student populations is crucial. This panel consisting of faculty and administrators from various community colleges will share insights on student diversity. We will also explore the types of inclusive teaching strategies that best support community college students and help to…

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Course Development Institute for Graduate Students (in-person)

December 8 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Graduate Student Center, 211A West Cameron Ave.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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Are you teaching a course for the first time as an instructor of record? Have you taught before and want to revise or refresh the content? This workshop will use Backward Course Design to assist instructors on developing a syllabus, model lesson planning, creating learning objectives, ideas for student-centered engagement, and how to evaluate students' learning outcomes. This workshop counts towards CIRTL at UNC Chapel Hill Associate's levels of achievement. This is an in-person workshop. Lunch provided. REGISTER

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