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August 2017

Building an Effective Syllabus

August 21 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Graduate Student Center, 211A West Cameron Ave.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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This workshop will guide participants' development of a course syllabus with important components, tone, learning goals, policies, guidelines and ways to invite student engagement.  Participants are encouraged to bring their own examples of syllabi for discussion. REGISTER: http://tinyurl.com/y7wxwscg

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Backward Course Design

August 23 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Graduate Student Center, 211A West Cameron Ave.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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What should students learn by the end of your course?  How will they learn and how will they know they learned what they should are key questions instructors need to answer for themselves and for their students.  This workshop will introduce the idea of Backward Course Design and essential components to design an effective learning environment.  Participants will create measurable learning objectives, outline lessons to address these objectives, and learn about tools to assess student learning. REGISTER: http://tinyurl.com/yco9o4qs

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Graduate Funding: Humanities and Social Sciences

August 25 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Graduate Student Center, 211A West Cameron Ave.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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Currently enrolled Carolina graduate and professional students at all levels seeking fellowships, dissertation support, research grants, travel, and other awards are welcome to attend a Funding Information Workshop. We provide general instruction on getting the most out of our online databases and resources, with a focus on the Carolina Internal Funding Database, COS Pivot, and the Successful Proposals Collection. Bring laptops to be able to start your own searches and have specific questions answered at the workshop. Facilitators: Graduate Funding…

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Resiliency, Imposter Syndrome, and Learning Optimism

August 28 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Graduate Student Center, 211A West Cameron Ave.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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As graduate students, it’s critical to learn how to deal with challenges and set-backs to progress and advance personally and professionally. Participants will learn evidence-based strategies to develop a growth mindset, reduce ANTs, minimize imposter fears, increase optimism and how to use feedback constructively. REGISTER: http://tinyurl.com/y7fqkfnl

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Energizing the Classroom: Integrating Active Learning Techniques

August 30 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Graduate Student Center, 211A West Cameron Ave.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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Education research has definitively shown that the benefits of active learning in the undergraduate classroom far surpass traditional lecturing. Participants will learn a range of ways to engage students in the learning process, address higher order thinking, and develop ways to integrate active learning into their own teaching situations regardless of discipline or course. REGISTER: http://tinyurl.com/y6wp7yg8

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September 2017

Graduate Funding: Sciences and Health Sciences

September 1 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Graduate Student Center, 211A West Cameron Ave.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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Currently enrolled Carolina graduate and professional students at all levels seeking fellowships, dissertation support, research grants, travel, and other awards are welcome to attend a Funding Information Workshop. We provide general instruction on getting the most out of our online databases and resources, with a focus on the Carolina Internal Funding Database, COS Pivot, and the Successful Proposals Collection. Bring laptops to be able to start your own searches and have specific questions answered at the workshop. Facilitators: Graduate Funding…

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Communication Styles and Conflict Resolution

September 7 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Graduate Student Center, 211A West Cameron Ave.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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Effective communication is critical to success in our professional careers as well as daily interactions. This workshop will provide opportunities to assess your communication style, learn strategies on how to best interact with others who may not share your style, determine issues that are impacting your progress and how to respond to conflict in constructive ways. Lunch provided. REGISTER: http://tinyurl.com/y9vjcz9t

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CV and Cover Letters for Academic Careers

September 14 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
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One event on an unspecified date at 3:00pm

Graduate Student Center, 211A West Cameron Ave.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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Learn how to sell yourself and make a positive first impression through your job application materials. The structure, formatting, and content of CVs and cover letters will be discussed along with samples for analysis. Apply lessons learned from this workshop to your own job application materials.   REGISTER: (September 14th) http://tinyurl.com/ydxepg2p (September 27th) http://tinyurl.com/y949n9er

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Getting Out of Your Head and Into the Moment: An Applied Improv Workshop Series for Graduate Students

September 21 @ 4:30 pm - October 12 @ 6:30 pm
Graduate Student Center, 211A West Cameron Ave.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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This four-part series is an experiential, interactive program that uses principles and techniques from improvisational theater to help you become a more dynamic, authentic, and well-rounded communicator. You will also explore ways to develop your confidence, adaptability, creativity, and ability to collaborate. **Students must commit to attending all four sessions, seats are limited** For more details and to REGISTER: http://tinyurl.com/y9xsfzx9. Cost: $20

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CV and Cover Letters for Academic Careers

September 27 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
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One event on an unspecified date at 3:00pm

Graduate Student Center, 211A West Cameron Ave.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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Learn how to sell yourself and make a positive first impression through your job application materials. The structure, formatting, and content of CVs and cover letters will be discussed along with samples for analysis. Apply lessons learned from this workshop to your own job application materials.   REGISTER: (September 14th) http://tinyurl.com/ydxepg2p (September 27th) http://tinyurl.com/y949n9er

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