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Join us for ice cream sundaes and informal conversation about your responsibilities for ethical conduct of research and mentoring relationships.
Join us to discuss how to be most effective, efficient and ethical in establishing a research lab or research group. Learn strategies for managing people, work, and money. Get advice on mentoring and developing your own students and staff. Our presenter, Dr. Rique Campa, is a professor at Michigan State University and Associate Dean in the MSU Graduate School. The event includes a snazzy lunch so please pre-register.
Through presentation and discussion, we will explore essential elements of a teaching statement for a job application. You'll leave prepared to start your first draft Teaching Statement or to revise an existing one to make sure it accurately reflects your beliefs and experience. Presented by Colleen McLinn, Program Director, Center for the Integration of Research, Teaching, and Learning (CU-CIRTL).
This is a brown bag event - bring your own lunch, and we will provide drinks and dessert. Co-sponsored by CU-CIRTL and the Office of Postdoctoral Studies.
An Introduction to Evidence-Based Undergraduate STEM Teaching is a massive open online course designed to prepare aspiring faculty in STEM fields to be more effective teachers through an introduction to evidence-based STEM teaching practices. You will learn about effective teaching strategies and the research that supports them. You'll then apply your learning to the design of lessons and assignments for use in your future teaching or job application packages.
Nearly every major issue facing society has science at its core, including economic productivity, healthcare, and climate change. Science and scientists can play an important role in informing decision-making on these issues. This workshop on Engaging With Policymakers offers an overview of the science policy landscape, strategies for effectively engaging policymakers, and the role of science in the policy process. This workshop introduces basic best practices for engaging in dialogue with this target audience at a local, state or national level.
- When: Friday, June 8, 2018 from 4:15-7:00 pm (Alumni will attend 4:15-6 pm)
- Where: The Big Red Barn
Productive Mentorship: Bringing Out the Best in Your Students
In this CIRTLCast Semiar series, learn how to build productive research mentoring relationships that foster inclusion and equity.
Completing a Teaching-as-Research (TAR) project demonstrates a commitment to both learning and education in your scholarship; this commitment can make you a stronger candidate for many grant and fellowship opportunities during and after graduate school. This one-hour, drop-in event will provide participants with: