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Past CU-CIRTL Events

April 21, 2017 -
8:30am to 9:45am
401 Physical Sciences Building
The Center for Teaching Excellence and the Physics Department are sponsoring several events with Mats Selens, experimental high-energy physicist and 2015 Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching Professor of the Year award recipient. Dr.
April 18, 2017 -
12:00pm to 2:00pm
In this series of biweekly lunchtime workshops for graduate students and postdocs, you will develop essential research mentoring skills for an academic career, particularly one where research is conducted in teams in a laboratory or field setting. Effective mentoring of students is a key skill influencing everything from research productivity to personal satisfaction. Learn best practices for mentoring undergraduate, graduate, and postdoctoral researchers, and develop your advising and mentoring skills needed to lead a research team.
April 17, 2017 -
4:00pm to 5:30pm
Online at www.cirtl.net/events
Graduate students and postdocs from CIRTL universities will be presenting their Teaching as Research projects and preliminary data and are looking for feedback from you! Everyone is encouraged to join the session - whether you are brand new to the topic or an experienced researcher who has published in education journals. Presenting from Cornell: 
April 14, 2017 -
2:30pm to 4:00pm
Online
**Registration for this workshop will be open from 12:00 PM ET on March 20 through April 5. This workshop has a cap of 100 students.** The diversity of social and cultural identities that we all bring to our research and teaching environments influences our behaviors and interactions. Through guided reflection and case studies, graduate students and postdocs will identify aspects of their social identity and apply them toward understanding and preparing to manage difficult conversations toward positive outcomes. 1 session, 90 minutes
April 10, 2017 -
2:00pm to 3:00pm
Online at www.cirtl.net
CIRTL Reads: A Journal Club on STEM Teaching Schedule: Mondays, 2:00-3:00 pm  Login: www.cirtl.net
April 10, 2017 -
11:00am to 12:00pm
Online at www.cirtl.net
For our final webinar of the 2016-2017 academic year, our we'll focus on building a more culturally inclusive classroom. We’ll address how to enact pedagogies that respond to culturally diverse classrooms, and how ideas such as universal design for learning can improve the classroom experience for all. Presenters: Linda Macri, Director of Writing and TA Training Initiatives, The Graduate School, University of Maryland, College Park, and Nabila Hijazi, University of Maryland, College Park Graduate Student
March 28, 2017 -
12:00pm to 2:00pm
In this series of biweekly lunchtime workshops for graduate students and postdocs, you will develop essential research mentoring skills for an academic career, particularly one where research is conducted in teams in a laboratory or field setting. Effective mentoring of students is a key skill influencing everything from research productivity to personal satisfaction. Learn best practices for mentoring undergraduate, graduate, and postdoctoral researchers, and develop your advising and mentoring skills needed to lead a research team.
March 15, 2017 -
12:00pm to 1:30pm
102 Mann Library
Update (3/14/17): This event has been canceled due to Cornell University's weather-related closing, and may be rescheduled for a later date. This year, we are once again gathering a supportive community of peers where you can discuss your experience on the academic job market. Bring questions, problems, and things you've always wondered about to these monthly lunch discussions aimed at doctoral students and postdocs. Catered lunch will be provided. RSVPs are required.
March 13, 2017 -
2:00pm to 3:00pm
Online at www.cirtl.net/events
CIRTL Reads: A Journal Club on STEM Teaching Schedule: Mondays, 2:00-3:00 pm  Login: www.cirtl.net/events
March 13, 2017 -
11:00am to 12:00pm
Online at www.cirtl.net
American universities host large numbers of international students pursuing doctoral degrees, many supported by teaching undergraduates. And, increasingly, those undergraduate students are themselves international students. These demographics require that we all think about intercultural communication and the role it plays in teaching. In this webinar, we will examine how intercultural communication theories can shed light on the interaction between teachers and students, particularly when differences in culture play a major role in the ways we teach and learn.

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