Graduate students who are teaching a First-Year Writing Seminar in Spring 2014 are encouraged to apply for a Council of Graduate Schools Future Faculty Assessment Grant. This is a unique opportunity for graduate writing instructors to learn more about effective practices for assessing student learning as they design, carry out, and share results of a mini-project on teaching writing, either in pairs with a peer instructor or individually.
Engaged Learning through Extension, Outreach, and Instruction - EDUC 5510
Spring 2014, 3 CREDITS
The Graduate School will award grants to graduate students for spring and summer 2014 research-related travel. Applications are due to the Graduate School (350 Caldwell Hall) by 4:30 p.m. Feb. 1 for spring or summer travel. (If the deadline falls on a weekend, applications are due the following Monday.) Research travel grant applications are available at http://www.gradschool.cornell.edu/sites/default/files/field_file/Research%20Travel%20Grant%20F7%20010614.pdf
The Center for the Integration of Research, Teaching, and Learning (CIRTL) Network is offering seven online courses for graduate students and postdocs in Spring 2014. Courses will be taught by expert faculty and staff from partnering research universities, and involve both synchronous sessions and asynchronous work. Course titles are:
Leadership is a critical factor in organizational and career success. It involves working effectively with other people to achieve organizational goals and shape social reality. Every student, no matter what field of endeavor, will face a variety of difficult leadership challenges in life as they are asked to manage people. Even a small lab group will present challenges that will require skill to address well. How these challenges are met can have a significant impact on an organization and on one’s career.
The Center for Teaching Excellence (CTE) invites you to be part of the
Fall 2013 GET SET University-wide Teaching Conference
Saturday, October 19, 2013 (8:45 – 5 p.m.)
Featuring plenary sessions:
Engaging Students in the Age of Mobile Devices
Professor Deborah Streeter
Bruce F. Failing Sr., Professor of Small Business Management
Department of Applied Economics and Management
Stephen H. Weiss Presidential Fellow
In a world where we are constantly connected through new media and technology, how can we cultivate a sense of wonder in students? Hear Prof. Michael Wesch address how we can harness 21st century tools to inspire students to connect, collaborate, and create in ways that challenge what we think we know about human interaction. Wesch's videos on education, culture, and technology have reached millions of viewers across the globe.
APPLICATIONS INVITED FOR DAAD/CORNELL EXCHANGE FELLOWSHIPS FOR THE ACADEMIC YEAR 2014-2015
The new conference grant award cycle is from July 1 - June 30. Any registered student in a Research degree program (MA/MS, MFA, DMA, JSD or PhD) presenting at accredited conferences may submit an application for one funding award per award cycle. Award amounts are based on location.