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June 2018

An Introduction to Evidence-Based Undergraduate STEM Teaching MOOC Starts

June 11, 2018 @ 9:00 am
Students talking

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. After completing this course, you will be a more informed and confident…

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October 2018

First Discussion Group for the CIRTL Online Course on STEM Teaching

October 9, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Still image from video, reading An Introduction to Evidence-Based Undergraduate STEM Teaching

This is the first local discussion group meeting for the online course An Introduction to Evidence-Based Undergraduate STEM Teaching offered through EdX by the CIRTL Network and starting October 1, 2018. We will meet via Zoom and discuss Week 1 materials. 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…

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February 2019

NCFDD Webinar: Daily Writing for Academic Scientists

February 6, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

As you make plans to engage in future faculty development programming this semester, please make sure to check out the set of upcoming webinars being offered by the National Center for Faculty Development and Diversity (NCFDD). To access these webinars, first activate your free, Cornell-sponsored NCFDD membership via the following link: https://www.facultydiversity.org/institutions/cornell-university Session Description: Are you struggling with writing the products you want to write, but feel that daily writing is not for you? Do you feel like the exhortation for daily writing…

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NCFDD Webinar: How to Align Your Time with Your Priorities

February 14, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

As you make plans to engage in future faculty development programming this semester, please make sure to check out the set of upcoming webinars being offered by the National Center for Faculty Development and Diversity (NCFDD). To access these webinars, first activate your free, Cornell-sponsored NCFDD membership via the following link: https://www.facultydiversity.org/institutions/cornell-university Session Description: Grab your strategic plan and learn the secret to making it work day-to-day and week-to-week! How to Align Your Time with Your Priorities is a step-by-step guide to holding…

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March 2019

NCFDD Webinar: How to Develop a Daily Writing Practice

March 14, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

As you make plans to engage in future faculty development programming this semester, please make sure to check out the set of upcoming webinars being offered by the National Center for Faculty Development and Diversity (NCFDD). To access these webinars, first activate your free, Cornell-sponsored NCFDD membership via the following link: https://www.facultydiversity.org/institutions/cornell-university Session Description: Are you sick of working all the time without making progress on your writing projects? Are you tired of your deadline-driven, binge-and-bust writing routine? Do you wish you could…

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NCFDD Webinar: How to Craft and Submit a Winning Book Proposal in 4 Weeks

March 19, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until April 9, 2019

Slide reading, "The Project Description: Question #4. Why is your position on this matter important? And, to whom?" Illustration of a pencil.

As you make plans to engage in future faculty development programming this semester, please make sure to check out the set of upcoming webinars being offered by the National Center for Faculty Development and Diversity (NCFDD). To access these webinars, first activate your free, Cornell-sponsored NCFDD membership via the following link: https://www.facultydiversity.org/institutions/cornell-university Session Description: You may have a completed dissertation, a few rough book chapters, or even journal articles you'd like to transform into a coherent book project—but where do you start? The…

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NCFDD Webinar: How to Craft and Submit a Winning Book Proposal in 4 Weeks

March 26, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until April 9, 2019

Slide reading, "The Project Description: Question #4. Why is your position on this matter important? And, to whom?" Illustration of a pencil.

As you make plans to engage in future faculty development programming this semester, please make sure to check out the set of upcoming webinars being offered by the National Center for Faculty Development and Diversity (NCFDD). To access these webinars, first activate your free, Cornell-sponsored NCFDD membership via the following link: https://www.facultydiversity.org/institutions/cornell-university Session Description: You may have a completed dissertation, a few rough book chapters, or even journal articles you'd like to transform into a coherent book project—but where do you start? The…

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April 2019

NCFDD Webinar: How to Craft and Submit a Winning Book Proposal in 4 Weeks

April 2, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until April 9, 2019

Slide reading, "The Project Description: Question #4. Why is your position on this matter important? And, to whom?" Illustration of a pencil.

As you make plans to engage in future faculty development programming this semester, please make sure to check out the set of upcoming webinars being offered by the National Center for Faculty Development and Diversity (NCFDD). To access these webinars, first activate your free, Cornell-sponsored NCFDD membership via the following link: https://www.facultydiversity.org/institutions/cornell-university Session Description: You may have a completed dissertation, a few rough book chapters, or even journal articles you'd like to transform into a coherent book project—but where do you start? The…

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NCFDD Webinar: How to Craft and Submit a Winning Book Proposal in 4 Weeks

April 9, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until April 9, 2019

Slide reading, "The Project Description: Question #4. Why is your position on this matter important? And, to whom?" Illustration of a pencil.

As you make plans to engage in future faculty development programming this semester, please make sure to check out the set of upcoming webinars being offered by the National Center for Faculty Development and Diversity (NCFDD). To access these webinars, first activate your free, Cornell-sponsored NCFDD membership via the following link: https://www.facultydiversity.org/institutions/cornell-university Session Description: You may have a completed dissertation, a few rough book chapters, or even journal articles you'd like to transform into a coherent book project—but where do you start? The…

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NCFDD Webinar: Mastering Academic Time Management

April 11, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Woman at computer with text "Mastering Academic Time Management" and National Center for Faculty Development and Diversity logo

As you make plans to engage in future faculty development programming this semester, please make sure to check out the set of upcoming webinars being offered by the National Center for Faculty Development and Diversity (NCFDD). To access these webinars, first activate your free, Cornell-sponsored NCFDD membership via the following link: https://www.facultydiversity.org/institutions/cornell-university Session Description: New faculty members commonly describe: Working long hours but making little progress on their research and writing A sense of loneliness that stems from limited mentoring and community Feeling…

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March 2020

NextGen Professors: March Cohort Meeting (Online)

March 19 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Postdoc Ana Maria Porras makes a point at the December 2018 NextGen Professors Meeting

This is an invitation-only event for applicants who have been selected to participate in this year’s NextGen Professors cohort, and will be held online. A Zoom link will be shared by email to participants. NextGen Professors is a career-development program focused on preparing Cornell doctoral students and postdocs for faculty careers across institutional types. The primary audience for this program is doctoral students (in year 3 or beyond) and postdocs from backgrounds historically underrepresented in the professoriate, and/or those with…

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Building Mentoring Skills for an Academic Career (Online)

March 24 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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An event every 3 weeks that begins at 12:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until April 1, 2020

One event on April 7, 2020 at 12:00 pm

Kacie Armstrong, Psychology, sits in front of a laptop at a CIRTL workshop

This is an invitation-only event for registrants who have been selected to participate in this year’s Building Mentoring Skills cohort, and will be held online. A Zoom link will be shared by email to participants. In this series of lunchtime workshops for graduate students and postdocs offered by CIRTL at Cornell, you will develop essential research mentoring skills, particularly in disciplines where research is conducted collaboratively (e.g., in a research team, field setting, or laboratory group). Effective mentoring of students…

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April 2020

CIRTL Network Webinar: All-Network Teaching-as-Research Presentations

April 2 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Alumna Emily Riddle speaks to a remote presenter on a laptop as she looks at their poster

Hear graduate students and postdocs from across the CIRTL Network share the results of their Teaching as Research (TAR) projects in this online presentation session. TAR projects investigate questions about teaching and learning, including assessing the effectiveness of specific learning activities and tools, examining the learning process about a specific topic, or characterizing the student experience in the classroom. Three Cornell graduate students will be presenting: Christine Georgakakos, Arielle Johnson, and Eugene Law, as well as students and postdocs from…

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Building Mentoring Skills for an Academic Career (Online)

April 7 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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An event every 3 weeks that begins at 12:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until April 1, 2020

One event on April 7, 2020 at 12:00 pm

Kacie Armstrong, Psychology, sits in front of a laptop at a CIRTL workshop

This is an invitation-only event for registrants who have been selected to participate in this year’s Building Mentoring Skills cohort, and will be held online. A Zoom link will be shared by email to participants. In this series of lunchtime workshops for graduate students and postdocs offered by CIRTL at Cornell, you will develop essential research mentoring skills, particularly in disciplines where research is conducted collaboratively (e.g., in a research team, field setting, or laboratory group). Effective mentoring of students…

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May 2020

Online Mini-Symposium on Connecting Research and Teaching

May 29 @ 9:30 am - 1:30 pm
Doctoral student at Connecting Research and Teaching Conference

This annual one-day conference highlights and supports the research of graduate students and postdocs, faculty and staff into effective teaching and learning practices, and the ways this work shapes professional and career development. Events will include an invited keynote presentation by a Cornell alumnus, 8 research talks by graduate students and postdocs about teaching projects they have recently completely, and short-form interactive discussions on how to use research skills to inform and improve teaching and professional development for early career scholars.

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June 2020

NextGen Professors June Workshop – An Academic Being Social on Social Media

June 16 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Head and shoulders image of Professor Corrie Moreau of Entomology in front of books

This event is offered for members of this year's NextGen Professors cohort and also open to accept a limited number of additional registrants from Cornell as space allows. An Academic Being Social on Social Media...or My Adventures in 280 Characters featuring Dr. Corrie Moreau, Professor of Arthropod Biosystematics and Biodiversity, and Director and Curator of the Insect Collection, Cornell University RSVP: https://bit.ly/AcadBeingSocial This session is being offered in coordination with the NextGen Professors Program, and is being hosted by the…

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