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March 2021

Putting It All Together: Articulating and Implementing a Career Development Plan

Tuesday, March 30 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Online WI United States

Once you know your interpersonal and professional skills, and have a sense of your career goals, what do you do with all that information? In this event, we will present tools and strategies that graduate students can use to fold this new knowledge into your professional development goals.

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April 2021

TA Chat: Keeping Students Interacting Asynchronously

Thursday, April 1 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Online WI United States

Are students not interacting with each other as much or as deeply as they used to at the start of the semester? In this TA Chat, we'll share tips and tricks that encourage meaningful interactions in asynchronous spaces such as discussion boards and other online collaborative platforms.

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Becoming an Anti-Racist Educator

Tuesday, April 13 @ 12:00 pm - Tuesday, April 27 @ 1:30 pm
Online WI United States

Discuss and crowd-source possible solutions to the challenges of bringing anti-racist teaching into a STEM community and classroom in this three-session workshop.

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All-Network Teaching-as-Research Presentations

Thursday, April 15 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Hear graduate students and postdocs from across the CIRTL Network share the results of their Teaching-as-Research (TAR) projects

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Delta Internship Info Session

Monday, April 26 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Learn what our internship program entails and how you can find a real-world project to get experience applying your evidence-based teaching skills.

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May 2021

Inclusive Teaching Workshop

Friday, May 14 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Examine a range of inclusive teaching approaches to use in the classroom and beyond, and practice what to say during "hot moments" or difficult discussions.

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June 2021

How CIRTL Impacted My Career: Hearing from Academic and Research Staff

Thursday, June 17 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Online WI United States

Are you considering a non-faculty career in academia? Hear from staff at the University of Illinois Chicago, University of California, Los Angeles, and University of Wisconsin-Madison about how CIRTL affected their career trajectory.

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How CIRTL Impacted My Career: Hearing from Teaching Faculty

Thursday, June 24 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Online WI United States

Are you considering a faculty career focused on teaching? Hear CIRTL alumni reflect on how they came into teaching positions at Elon University, University of Florida, Lawrence University, and Tarleton State University.

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July 2021

How CIRTL Impacted My Career: Hearing from Beyond Academia

Thursday, July 1 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Online WI United States

Are you considering a faculty career outside of academia? Hear CIRTL alumni reflect on how they came into their non-academic careers: what made them pursue this path; its benefits, stressors, and rewards; and how CIRTL shaped their interests, skills, and community.

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Exploring Diversity in Implicit Leadership Theories and Their Role in Inclusive Teaching and Learning

Monday, July 26 @ 12:00 pm - Thursday, July 29 @ 1:00 pm
Online WI United States

Understanding your own perceptions of leadership can impact how you teach, how you work within departments, how you mentor, and more. In this workshop, explore implicit leadership theories (ILT), the cognitive structures that people use to evaluate leadership characteristics and behaviors in others.

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August 2021

Designing Writing Activities to Overcome Teaching and Learning Challenges in any STEM Course

Wednesday, August 4 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Online WI United States

It can be difficult to design writing assignments that advance course goals and encourage students to take responsibility for their own learning. We’ll share advice, examples, and best practices for using writing to its full potential in STEM courses.

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Creating an Individual Development Plan (IDP)

Thursday, August 5 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Online WI United States

Define achievable goals, identify resources, and develop strategies for implementing and sustaining your plans. This workshop is co-sponsored with the Graduate School Office of Professional Development.

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Effective Teaching: Make Your Learning Outcomes Drive Instruction

Monday, August 16 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Effective teaching requires first deciding the intended result: what you want your students to learn. This workshop offers a hands-on approach to drafting measurable, student-centered learning outcomes.

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Evidence-Based Teaching: Finding and Using the Literature to Avoid Pitfalls and Do It Well

Thursday, August 19 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Madison, WI 53706 United States

Don't reinvent the wheel! Designed for busy instructors, participants in this hands-on workshop will learn how to efficiently find information to use student-centered teaching approaches well, address a 'sticking point' in your course that students are finding challenging, and more.

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Teaching Inclusively & Equitably from the First Day of Class

Tuesday, August 24 @ 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Madison, WI 53706 United States

Research demonstrates that building a student’s sense of belongingness is key to their academic success. Set expectations — and make a great impression — starting on day one.

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