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Advancing Learning Through Evidence-Based STEM Teaching Spring 2023

Advancing Learning through Evidence-Based STEM Teaching is an open, online course (MOOC) designed to provide graduate students, postdoctoral scholars, and other aspiring faculty in STEM disciplines with an overview of effective college teaching strategies and the research that supports them. This course is also suitable for other interested university staff, faculty, and administrators. The goal […]

Recurring Event Research Mentor Training

Research Mentor Training

* This course is at capacity and closed for registration as of Wednesday, January 11. Registrants are notified of their enrollment status within 2 business days of registration closing. * Work with a community of peers and facilitators to develop and improve your research mentoring skills in this engaging seminar. Students will develop their personal […]

Decode a Troublesome Concept or Skill for Your Learners

* This workshop is at capacity and closed for registration as of Thursday, January 19. Registrants are notified of their enrollment status within 2 business days of registration closing. * This two-part workshop is for anyone who needs to explain a concept or skill to students in any instructional role: an instructor, a guest lecturer, as […]

Laying the Foundations for a Successful Teaching Career

* This course is at capacity and closed for registration as of Thursday, January 12. Registrants are notified of their enrollment status within 2 business days of registration closing. * This five-session short course explores and builds a foundation of skills and habits to develop teaching approaches that will support a successful teaching career. Development of […]

Communicating to Learn: Incorporating Scientific Communication into STEM Courses

Many instructors are eager to help students develop critical skills that extend beyond the classroom or the major. This is sometimes explained as teaching students to “think like a scientist” or “think like an engineer”, but how do we actually accomplish this goal? In this workshop, we will highlight the value of “communicating to learn” […]

Mentoring and Advising Relationships: What Skills am I Developing?

In this event, participants will identify the roles they play as mentors and advisors and articulate the skills they develop in interpersonal communication, multicultural competence, and active listening. This session is part of the series "Be Your Own Driver: Imagining Post-PhD Career Versatility”. This series supports graduate students and postdoctoral researchers at all levels to […]

How CIRTL Has Impacted My Career: Teaching Careers

Join us to hear CIRTL alumni reflect on how they came into their teaching careers: what made them pursue this career path; its benefits, stressors, and rewards; and how CIRTL shaped their interests, skills, and community. This session is part of the series "How CIRTL has Impacted My Career: Hearing from CIRTL Alumni”. By engaging […]

Building my Networks and Engagement in Communities: What Connections am I Growing and Why?

In this event, participants will identify their peer and mentor networks, identify roles they play in various communities and how those roles translate into professional skills, and make their own mentor network map and develop skills and confidence for developing their network. This session is part of the series "Be Your Own Driver: Imagining Post-PhD […]

How CIRTL Has Impacted My Career: Non-Faculty Careers in Academia

Join us to hear CIRTL alumni reflect on how they came into different non-faculty careers: what made them pursue this career path; its benefits, stressors, and rewards; and how CIRTL shaped their interests, skills, and community. This session is part of the series "How CIRTL has Impacted My Career: Hearing from CIRTL Alumni”. By engaging […]

Graduate Skills and Competencies: How am I the Author and Narrator of my Story?

In this event, graduate students and post-doctoral fellows will identify their graduate skills and competencies and consider how that is developed in their graduate studies and areas to grow.   This session is part of the series "Be Your Own Driver: Imagining Post-PhD Career Versatility”. This series supports graduate students and postdoctoral researchers at all levels […]

How CIRTL Has Impacted My Career: Careers Outside of Academia

Join us to hear CIRTL alumni reflect on how they came into careers outside of academia: what made them pursue this career path; its benefits, stressors, and rewards; and how CIRTL shaped their interests, skills, and community. This session is part of the series "How CIRTL has Impacted My Career: Hearing from CIRTL Alumni”. By […]

Putting it All Together: How do I Articulate and Implement a Career Development Plan?

In this event, participants will develop strategies and utilize resources for incorporating the concepts of the previous weeks into a cogent, actionable career development plan. This session is part of the series "Be Your Own Driver: Imagining Post-PhD Career Versatility”. This series supports graduate students and postdoctoral researchers at all levels to articulate and build […]