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On the Academic Job Market: Writing Statements of Teaching Philosophy

Online WI

Learn how to craft a teaching philosophy statement that genuinely captures your approach to teaching and learning. Part of a series designed for graduate students and postdocs preparing for the academic job search. This workshop is co-sponsored with the Writing Center.

On the Academic Job Market: Writing Diversity Statements for Academic Jobs

Online WI

Learn how to write a diversity statement that demonstrates to search committees how your teaching, research, and service will enhance diversity and equity efforts on their campus. Part of a series designed for graduate students and postdocs preparing for the academic job search. This workshop is co-sponsored with the Writing Center.

On the Academic Job Market: Composing the All-Important Cover Letter

6162 Helen C. White Hall 6162 Helen C. White Hall, Madison, WI

Your cover letter is often the first impression you can give a search committee. Learn how you can make the clearest, most direct case for how you are the best qualified candidate for an academic position. Part of a series designed for graduate students and postdocs preparing for the academic job search. This workshop is co-sponsored with the Writing Center.

NSF GRFP Workshop: How to Address Broader Impacts in Your Fellowship Application

Deluca Forum, Wisconsin Institutes of Discovery 330 N Orchard St, Madison, WI 53715, Madison, WI

Are you working on an NSF Graduate Research Fellowship application? Learn strategies for developing a successful broader impacts plan that will advance discovery and understanding, broaden the participation of underrepresented groups, and ultimately benefit society. This event includes workshop activities, a panel of successful Fellows, and opportunities to connect with campus and community partners.

Supporting Neurodivergent Students

Want to better support your students with neurodiversity? This workshop will review common forms of neurodiversity, identify obstacles faced by neurodivergent students, introduce strategies and resources for supporting neurodivergent students, and explore ways to implement these strategies.

Interviewing for Faculty Positions

1111 Genetics-Biotechnology Center Building 1111 Genetics-Biotechnology Center Building, Madison

Successful interviewing relies heavily on effective preparation. Learn from faculty about what to expect from the interview process, and how to get ready for your own interview opportunities. Part of a series designed for graduate students and postdocs preparing for the academic job search.

Successful In-Class Group Work

Room 175 of 1410 Engineering Drive Madison, WI

Develop a toolbox to structure and manage in-class group work successfully. This workshop is designed for graduate students and post-docs looking to build skills for both current and future teaching roles.

Delta Internship Info Session

Online (Zoom, link will be sent to registrants) WI

Learn about the Delta certificate in teaching and learning, what our internship teaching-as-research program entails, and how you can use a real-world project to advance your evidence-based teaching skills.

Teaching for Well-Being

This introductory workshop will present strategies to support both student learning and well-being by cultivating a welcoming and empowering learning environment. Ideas will be helpful for those teaching now as well as building skills for your future teaching. Designed for graduate students and post-docs, and open to any with a UW Madison affiliation.

Designing and Facilitating Effective Discussions

Room 1360, Biotechnology Center 425 Henry Mall, Madison, WI

Discussions can engage learners in deeper thinking, foster community, and promote student motivation. In this workshop, graduate students and postdocs will develop a toolbox to design classroom discussions and facilitate learning communities.

Finding Your Teaching Mentor

In this two-part workshop, participants will start making a teaching development plan and identifying a teaching mentor. Their plans will take into account their current context as well as align with their personal and professional goals.

Introduction to Teaching at a Community College

Teaching at a community college can make a big impact on students who are beginning their higher education journey. At this event, a panel of faculty will discuss their experiences working in community colleges. Bring your questions and prepare to explore this wonderful career path.

Getting Started with Universal Design for Learning

Learn the three principles that underpin Universal Design for Learning (UDL) and leave with an expanded understanding of learner variability, how it can be leveraged as an asset in the classroom, and how to make learning more accessible for your current and/or future students.

Inclusive Teaching Workshop: Responding in the moment

Union South (TITU) 1308 Dayton St, Madison, WI

Practice what to say during "hot moments" or difficult discussions and examine a range of inclusive teaching approaches to use in the classroom and beyond. This workshop is designed for graduate students and post-docs looking to build skills for both current and future teaching roles, but all current and future educators are welcome to join.