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January 2022

Writing an Effective Teaching Philosophy Statement

January 27 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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One event on Thursday, February 3, 2022 at 1:00 pm

Draft a peer-reviewed statement that reflects your teaching beliefs and experiences in this interactive, two-part online workshop. Participants will work to draft and edit a teaching statement, which is often required for US academic job applications. We will discuss elements of teaching statements, evidence of effective teaching tailored for different academic jobs, and strategies to get started or polish existing teaching statements. Participants from all disciplines will become better equipped and prepared to communicate their teaching practice through this workshop's…

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February 2022

Equity in Teaching Institute

February 2 @ 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
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One event on Friday, February 4, 2022 at 9:00 am

The Equity in Teaching Institute (EqTI) takes place virtually or in person over two days. We are now accepting applications for the next EqTI, to be held on Wednesday, February 2 & Friday, February 4, 2022, from 9-4:30 each day. We have not yet determined whether this will be in-person or virtual, and invite applicants to indicate their preference. During the two days of our institute, we will reflect on who our students are, how our courses can equitably meet our students’ needs, and…

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Writing an Effective Teaching Philosophy Statement

February 3 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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One event on Thursday, February 3, 2022 at 1:00 pm

Draft a peer-reviewed statement that reflects your teaching beliefs and experiences in this interactive, two-part online workshop. Participants will work to draft and edit a teaching statement, which is often required for US academic job applications. We will discuss elements of teaching statements, evidence of effective teaching tailored for different academic jobs, and strategies to get started or polish existing teaching statements. Participants from all disciplines will become better equipped and prepared to communicate their teaching practice through this workshop's…

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Beyond Think-Pair-Share: 10 Strategies for In-Class Small Groups

February 3 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

In-class small group work can engage students with one another and course materials to enhance higher-order thinking, mastery of course concepts, diverse views, and deeper learning. Research shows that small-group learning improves academic achievement, relationships between classmates and faculty, and overall well-being. Participants will be able to choose from 10 teaching strategies they can implement during class, consider how each strategy supports course objectives, recognize the pros and cons of each strategy, and reflect on your role as the instructor.…

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Equity in Teaching Institute

February 4 @ 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
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One event on Friday, February 4, 2022 at 9:00 am

The Equity in Teaching Institute (EqTI) takes place virtually or in person over two days. We are now accepting applications for the next EqTI, to be held on Wednesday, February 2 & Friday, February 4, 2022, from 9-4:30 each day. We have not yet determined whether this will be in-person or virtual, and invite applicants to indicate their preference. During the two days of our institute, we will reflect on who our students are, how our courses can equitably meet our students’ needs, and…

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Financial Literacy: Taxes

February 8 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

We will discuss a few taxes and the entities that collect your money (hint: it is not just the federal government). And walk through a basic tax return so you can see how the various types of income impact what you will owe Uncle Sam. Learning outcomes: Understanding how income, debt, and risk are related Explore the time value of money and amortization schedules Understanding what taxes, health care, and retirement as they relate to getting that 1st job Online…

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Overqualified or Underqualified? Which Is It, and What to Do about It.

February 11 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

PhDs are often told by employers that they are overqualified for positions. But they're also told that they don't have enough experience. So, which is it? Join Beyond the Professoriate Founder L. Maren Wood, PhD, for this webinar on how to breakdown the overqualified vs. underqualified conundrum, and learn concrete strategies for overcoming this obstacle in your job search. After attending this webinar, you will be able to: - Identify the challenges PhDs face when applying for nonacademic jobs. -…

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Leading Controversial Conversations

February 15 @ 3:00 pm - 4:15 pm
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One event on Tuesday, March 8, 2022 at 3:00 pm

As liberal arts scholars, we embrace the controversial nature of human inquiry, and, as educators, we strive to prepare our students to engage in controversial issues competently and productively. Still, navigating controversy in the classroom remains an increasingly daunting challenge in today's political climate. This semester, the Center for Faculty Excellence and the Program for Public Discourse invite you to participate in a series of three workshops designed to empower educators across the curriculum with the necessary tools to facilitate…

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March 2022

Leading Controversial Conversations

March 8 @ 3:00 pm - 4:15 pm
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One event on Tuesday, March 8, 2022 at 3:00 pm

As liberal arts scholars, we embrace the controversial nature of human inquiry, and, as educators, we strive to prepare our students to engage in controversial issues competently and productively. Still, navigating controversy in the classroom remains an increasingly daunting challenge in today's political climate. This semester, the Center for Faculty Excellence and the Program for Public Discourse invite you to participate in a series of three workshops designed to empower educators across the curriculum with the necessary tools to facilitate…

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How CIRTL Impacted My Career: Alumni Reflections

March 9 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until Wednesday, March 30, 2022

Alumni from CIRTL programs go on to many different kinds of careers. This four-part event series features alumni from different career paths reflecting on their current work, how CIRTL prepared them for their career trajectories, and how their CIRTL experiences helped shape their professional interests and activities. We will give you a chance to submit questions when you register. Join us on: Wednesday, March 9: How CIRTL Impacted My Career: Hearing from Academic and Research Staff Wednesday, March 16: How…

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How to Identify a Career That’s Right for You.

March 11 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

You know that PhDs can be happy in a nonacademic career, but will you be? How can you find a career that will be intellectually engaging, rewarding, and challenging. Join Beyond the Professoriate for a conversation with 3 PhDs to learn how to find a job that’s right for you. After attending this webinar, sponsored by Beyond the Professoriate, you will be able to: - Articulate the importance of values and motivators in a career. - Conduct your own research…

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Imagining Post-PhD Career Possibilities: Advocating for your Professional Skills and Value

March 14 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:30 pm on Monday, repeating until Monday, April 4, 2022

This four-part series supports graduate students and postdoctoral researchers at all levels, especially those nearing transitional phases, to articulate and build upon professional skills acquired within and outside of academic experiences. Participants will: identify skills and competencies developed in multiple settings; determine areas for additional development; and develop self-awareness and agency in pursuit of diverse post-graduate careers. In support of the professional development of equity-deserving communities, this series increases equitable and inclusive participation by uncovering the hidden curriculum of graduate…

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How CIRTL Impacted My Career: Alumni Reflections

March 16 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until Wednesday, March 30, 2022

Alumni from CIRTL programs go on to many different kinds of careers. This four-part event series features alumni from different career paths reflecting on their current work, how CIRTL prepared them for their career trajectories, and how their CIRTL experiences helped shape their professional interests and activities. We will give you a chance to submit questions when you register. Join us on: Wednesday, March 9: How CIRTL Impacted My Career: Hearing from Academic and Research Staff Wednesday, March 16: How…

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Imagining Post-PhD Career Possibilities: Advocating for your Professional Skills and Value

March 21 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:30 pm on Monday, repeating until Monday, April 4, 2022

This four-part series supports graduate students and postdoctoral researchers at all levels, especially those nearing transitional phases, to articulate and build upon professional skills acquired within and outside of academic experiences. Participants will: identify skills and competencies developed in multiple settings; determine areas for additional development; and develop self-awareness and agency in pursuit of diverse post-graduate careers. In support of the professional development of equity-deserving communities, this series increases equitable and inclusive participation by uncovering the hidden curriculum of graduate…

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Inclusive STEM Teaching Project

March 23 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

The Inclusive STEM Teaching Project is a 6 week course designed to advance the awareness, self-efficacy, and the ability of faculty, postdocs, and doctoral students to cultivate inclusive STEM learning environments for all their students and to develop themselves as reflective, inclusive practitioners. REGISTER

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How CIRTL Impacted My Career: Alumni Reflections

March 23 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until Wednesday, March 30, 2022

Alumni from CIRTL programs go on to many different kinds of careers. This four-part event series features alumni from different career paths reflecting on their current work, how CIRTL prepared them for their career trajectories, and how their CIRTL experiences helped shape their professional interests and activities. We will give you a chance to submit questions when you register. Join us on: Wednesday, March 9: How CIRTL Impacted My Career: Hearing from Academic and Research Staff Wednesday, March 16: How…

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Imagining Post-PhD Career Possibilities: Advocating for your Professional Skills and Value

March 28 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:30 pm on Monday, repeating until Monday, April 4, 2022

This four-part series supports graduate students and postdoctoral researchers at all levels, especially those nearing transitional phases, to articulate and build upon professional skills acquired within and outside of academic experiences. Participants will: identify skills and competencies developed in multiple settings; determine areas for additional development; and develop self-awareness and agency in pursuit of diverse post-graduate careers. In support of the professional development of equity-deserving communities, this series increases equitable and inclusive participation by uncovering the hidden curriculum of graduate…

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How CIRTL Impacted My Career: Alumni Reflections

March 30 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until Wednesday, March 30, 2022

Alumni from CIRTL programs go on to many different kinds of careers. This four-part event series features alumni from different career paths reflecting on their current work, how CIRTL prepared them for their career trajectories, and how their CIRTL experiences helped shape their professional interests and activities. We will give you a chance to submit questions when you register. Join us on: Wednesday, March 9: How CIRTL Impacted My Career: Hearing from Academic and Research Staff Wednesday, March 16: How…

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April 2022

Imagining Post-PhD Career Possibilities: Advocating for your Professional Skills and Value

April 4 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:30 pm on Monday, repeating until Monday, April 4, 2022

This four-part series supports graduate students and postdoctoral researchers at all levels, especially those nearing transitional phases, to articulate and build upon professional skills acquired within and outside of academic experiences. Participants will: identify skills and competencies developed in multiple settings; determine areas for additional development; and develop self-awareness and agency in pursuit of diverse post-graduate careers. In support of the professional development of equity-deserving communities, this series increases equitable and inclusive participation by uncovering the hidden curriculum of graduate…

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Disrupting Bullying in Graduate School: Strategies and Interventions

April 5 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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One event on Tuesday, April 12, 2022 at 1:00 pm

Learn anti-bullying strategies and interventions to help promote safe learning spaces in this two-part workshop. Once considered child’s play, behaviors of academic bullying have emerged as hotbeds of conflict and hostility that often isolate, marginalize, and demean the target. While anyone can be a target of bully in academia, research revealed that graduate students are more susceptible because of their academic status. The physical and psychological consequences of academic bullying have the ability to obstruct learning engagement, exclude, discriminate, belittle,…

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Effective Mentoring – Spring 2022

April 5 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until Tuesday, April 26, 2022

Mentoring principles are universal and apply to a variety of professional settings in and out of academia. This mentoring workshop series (CIMER: 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 soon be or are currently mentoring undergraduate students are particularly encouraged to participate. Sessions will be based on case scenarios, evidence-based practices, and participants are expected to actively engage…

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Disrupting Bullying in Graduate School: Strategies and Interventions

April 12 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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One event on Tuesday, April 12, 2022 at 1:00 pm

Learn anti-bullying strategies and interventions to help promote safe learning spaces in this two-part workshop. Once considered child’s play, behaviors of academic bullying have emerged as hotbeds of conflict and hostility that often isolate, marginalize, and demean the target. While anyone can be a target of bully in academia, research revealed that graduate students are more susceptible because of their academic status. The physical and psychological consequences of academic bullying have the ability to obstruct learning engagement, exclude, discriminate, belittle,…

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Effective Mentoring – Spring 2022

April 12 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until Tuesday, April 26, 2022

Mentoring principles are universal and apply to a variety of professional settings in and out of academia. This mentoring workshop series (CIMER: 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 soon be or are currently mentoring undergraduate students are particularly encouraged to participate. Sessions will be based on case scenarios, evidence-based practices, and participants are expected to actively engage…

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CIRTL Network Teaching-as-Research Presentations

April 13 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Hear graduate students and postdocs from across the CIRTL Network share the results of their Teaching-as-Research (TAR) projects in this online presentation session. TAR projects investigate questions about teaching and learning, including assessing the effectiveness of specific learning activities and tools, examining the learning process about a specific topic, or characterizing the student experience in the classroom. Stay tuned for information on how to sign up to present your project! Sponsored by CIRTL REGISTER HERE

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Effective Mentoring – Spring 2022

April 19 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until Tuesday, April 26, 2022

Mentoring principles are universal and apply to a variety of professional settings in and out of academia. This mentoring workshop series (CIMER: 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 soon be or are currently mentoring undergraduate students are particularly encouraged to participate. Sessions will be based on case scenarios, evidence-based practices, and participants are expected to actively engage…

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Effective Mentoring – Spring 2022

April 26 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until Tuesday, April 26, 2022

Mentoring principles are universal and apply to a variety of professional settings in and out of academia. This mentoring workshop series (CIMER: 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 soon be or are currently mentoring undergraduate students are particularly encouraged to participate. Sessions will be based on case scenarios, evidence-based practices, and participants are expected to actively engage…

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