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CIRTLCast Seminars

These drop-in online CIRTLCast discussions for graduate students and postdocs are led by faculty and staff from 41 CIRTL Network universities. Seminars are open to all on a drop-in basis through a web browser or the Blackboard Collaborate mobile app, with no pre-registration required. Archived recordings will be available. Contact cu-cirtl@cornell.edu with questions or to borrow equipment such as webcams and microphones.

 

Upcoming Series

Exploring a Teaching Career at Community College

January 29, February 8, 26: 2-3:30pm ET 
Hear community college faculty from around the country discuss their experiences in these institutions in this three-part series.

Topics in STEMinism: Strategies for Inclusive Undergraduate STEM Education

February 1, 8, 15, and 22: 2-3pm ET 
Explore the ways social and cultural contexts shape the unique experiences of women pursuing undergraduate STEM degrees.

What to Expect from My Teaching-as-Research Project?

February 22: 5-6:30pm ET
Alumni reflect on their experiences doing TAR, including how TAR has shaped their professional and academic trajectories. Then, grad students and postdocs from across the CIRTL Network share the results of their latest Teaching as Research projects.

Productive Mentorship: Bringing Out the Best in Your Students

March 1, 8, 15, and 22: 2-3pm ET
Learn how research mentoring differs for graduate and undergraduate students, and how issues of equity and inclusion impact these important relationships.

Digging Deeper: A Focus on Research using Qualitative Design

May 3, 10, and 17: 2-3pm ET
Get an introduction to qualitative research: what it is, and how to do it.

All-Network Teaching-as-Research Presentations

April 18: 5-6:30pm ET
Grad students and postdocs from across the CIRTL Network share the results of their latest Teaching as Research projects.

Exploring Inclusive Teaching within STEM Disciplines: Conversations Among Faculty, Future Faculty, and Students

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Examine how inclusive teaching and issues of diversity differ across STEM disciplines in this four-part series.

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Past Sessions

In October 2017, CU-CIRTL partnered with Graduate Women in STEM (GWIS Ithaca Chapter) to host coffee and webinar viewing discussions of the Topics in STEMinism series. 

Topics in STEMinism: Women Preparing for Post-PhD Careers in STEM

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Despite efforts to broaden participation in STEM over the last few decades, women and minorities remain underrepresented in these fields. The October Topics in STEMinism series examines the various ways in which social and cultural contexts shape the experiences of women in male-dominated STEM fields. Each week, presenters will discuss the unique challenges faced by women in their educational and career trajectories, and women scientists will provide insights and strategies for thriving in academic and non-academic contexts. Across the series, we'll explore how feminist perspectives can inform and enhance research, teaching, and learning in STEM.

The Status of Women Scientists

  • Wednesday, October 4, 2017 from 2:00-3:00 pm ~ Refreshments at 1:45 pm ~
  • Post-webinar discussion with Graduate Women in STEM (GWiS) from 3:00-3:30 pm
  • Local viewing: G01 Biotech

 

Preparing for and Navigating the Job Market

  • Wednesday, October 11, 2017 from 2:00-3:00 pm  ~ Refreshments at 1:45 pm ~
  • Post-webinar discussion with Graduate Women in STEM (GWiS) from 3:00-3:30 pm
  • Local viewing: G01 Biotech

 

Women in STEM Careers Panel

  • Wednesday, October 18, 2017 from 2:00-3:00 pm  Refreshments at 1:45 pm ~
  • Post-webinar discussion with Graduate Women in STEM (GWiS) from 3:00-3:30 pm
  • Local viewing: 341 Caldwell Hall

 

Exploring Critical and/or Feminist STEM Teaching and Research

  • Wednesday, October 25, 2017 from 2:00-3:00 pm ~ Refreshments at 1:45 pm ~
  • Post-webinar discussion with Graduate Women in STEM (GWiS) from 3:00-3:30 pm
  • Local viewing: 341 Caldwell Hall