Past CU-CIRTL Events

June 28, 2017 -
12:00pm to 1:30pm
B51 Warren Hall
Get answers to key questions like when to apply for positions, what documents are needed, and how long the process takes. Our presentation will provide an overview of commonly required components, including:
June 27, 2017 -
4:30pm to 5:30pm
341 Caldwell Hall
An Introduction to Evidence-Based Undergraduate STEM Teaching is a massive open online course (MOOC) through EdX, designed to prepare aspiring faculty in STEM fields (natural and social sciences, technology, engineering, and mathematics) to be more effective teachers, through an introduction to evidence-based STEM teaching practices. By participating, you will learn about effective teaching strategies and the research that supports them.
June 22, 2017 -
4:00pm to 5:00pm
341 Caldwell Hall
June 16, 2017 -
11:30am to 12:45pm
282 Caldwell Hall
June 6, 2017 -
7:45am to 5:30pm
700 Clark Hall
This annual one-day conference highlights and supports the research of graduate students and postdocs, faculty and staff into effective teaching. Events will include oral and poster presentations and roundtable discussions on how to use research skills to inform and improve teaching, as well as a keynote presentation by Dr. Michelle K. Smith of the University of Maine.
May 24, 2017 -
12:00pm to 1:30pm
423 ILR King- Shaw Conference Center
Navigating Your Future is a lunch seminar series focused on professional and academic topics for graduate and postdoctoral scholars. Join us for the May 24 Navigating Your Future Lunch to learn how to conceptualize, draft, and act on your own Individual Development Plan (IDP). Please note that the workshop will require some preparatory work before the 24th, and some wrap-up work afterwards.
May 17, 2017 -
12:00pm to 1:30pm
102 Mann Library
A panel discussion with postdoctoral scholars and graduate students who were offered faculty positions this year. Bring your lunch and questions about the process. Part of the Academic Job Search Series. 
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
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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: