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211A West Cameron Ave.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
(919) 962-2505 http://gradschool.unc.edu/gsc/
The Graduate Student Center (GSC)
211A West Cameron Avenue
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Chapel Hill, NC 27599-5492
Phone: (919) 962-2505
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August 2018

DMV Mobile Unit

August 20 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Graduate Student Center, 211A West Cameron Ave.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States

The goal of the NC DMV Mobile Unit (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aKT3RCpDR00&feature=youtu.be) is to get individuals REAL-ID compliant. We will offer REAL ID compliant DL’s and ID Cards both duplicate ($13.00) or renewal if within 180 days of expiration ($40.00).  https://www.ncdot.gov/dmv/driver/realid/ for full details about what IDs are required to bring with you. We are not offering any road testing, motorcycle, CDL, learner’s permits, or vehicle registrations. Open to UNC graduate students, faculty, and staff. Proof of insurance (showing name, not expired, not…

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DMV Mobile Unit

August 21 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Graduate Student Center, 211A West Cameron Ave.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States

The goal of the NC DMV Mobile Unit (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aKT3RCpDR00&feature=youtu.be) is to get individuals REAL-ID compliant. We will offer REAL ID compliant DL’s and ID Cards both duplicate ($13.00) or renewal if within 180 days of expiration ($40.00).  https://www.ncdot.gov/dmv/driver/realid/ for full details about what IDs are required to bring with you. We are not offering any road testing, motorcycle, CDL, learner’s permits, or vehicle registrations. Open to UNC graduate students, faculty, and staff. Proof of insurance (showing name, not expired, not…

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DMV Mobile Unit

August 27 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Graduate Student Center, 211A West Cameron Ave.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States

The goal of the NC DMV Mobile Unit (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aKT3RCpDR00&feature=youtu.be) is to get individuals REAL-ID compliant. We will offer REAL ID compliant DL’s and ID Cards both duplicate ($13.00) or renewal if within 180 days of expiration ($40.00).  https://www.ncdot.gov/dmv/driver/realid/ for full details about what IDs are required to bring with you. We are not offering any road testing, motorcycle, CDL, learner’s permits, or vehicle registrations. Open to UNC graduate students, faculty, and staff. Proof of insurance (showing name, not expired, not…

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Classroom Management Strategies

August 30 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Graduate Student Center, 211A West Cameron Ave.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States

Managing a course (and students) is always a challenge in teaching. This workshop will provide scenarios and cases that focus on common situations that all teaching assistants should be prepared to address such as disruptive behavior, dealing with excuses, and facilitating discussions to name a few. Lunch provided. REGISTER

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September 2018

Energizing the Classroom: Active Learning and Evidence-based Teaching Strategies

September 4 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Graduate Student Center, 211A West Cameron Ave.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States

Participants will learn tangible strategies to increase student engagement and their achievement of learning outcomes. These student-centered strategies promote inclusion and participation of all students. Pitfalls with implementing active learning techniques and approaches to overcome these challenges will also be discussed. Lunch provided. REGISTER

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Gallup Strengths Workshop

September 11 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Graduate Student Center, 211A West Cameron Ave.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States

Discover your innate natural talents, then learn how to apply them to achieve your goals. Understanding your strengths will help as you explore careers, work in teams, and find strategies that are best suited to you and what you already do well. Registrants will be contacted to take Gallup StrengthsFinder and results will be discussed in a group setting at the workshop. REGISTER

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Evidence-based Teaching: Education Research Journal Club

September 13 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Graduate Student Center, 211A West Cameron Ave.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States

This interdisciplinary discussion will focus on education research journal articles that participants will identify and share with the group. Participants will gain ideas for new teaching strategies, learn how students learn more effectively and how to assess students’ progress. REGISTER

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Implementing Active Learning

September 20 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Graduate Student Center, 211A West Cameron Ave.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States

This workshop will allow participants to design a lesson plan and implement it as a teaching demonstration. The focus will be to identify an appropriate active learning technique, deliver the lesson and provide an opportunity for additional guidance and feedback for improved implementation. REGISTER

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Instructor Talk: Building Rapport with Students

September 21 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Graduate Student Center, 211A West Cameron Ave.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States

Instructor's non-content related communication with students is important to establish and create a more inclusive classroom.Building trust and responding to students' learning needs are crucial for a successful learning experience. Participants will learn about how and what to say as instructors to address immediacy, promote student-centered learning and overcome student resistance. Participants will analyze their own use of Instructor Talk and determine most effective strategies. Lunch provided. REGISTER

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Creating an Individual Development Plan: Putting Your Degree to Work

September 25 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Graduate Student Center, 211A West Cameron Ave.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States

Individual Development Plans (IDPs) are important tools to assess skills, explore career options, and create goals to advance your career trajectory. This workshop will guide participants through the process of creating an IDP using interactive self-assessments, skills mapping exercises, and ways to communicate your plan with mentors and advisors. Masters and PhD students in all disciplines are encouraged to attend. Lunch provided. REGISTER

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Gallup Strengths Workshop

September 27 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Graduate Student Center, 211A West Cameron Ave.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States

Discover your innate natural talents, then learn how to apply them to achieve your goals. Understanding your strengths will help as you explore careers, work in teams, and find strategies that are best suited to you and what you already do well. Registrants will be contacted to take Gallup StrengthsFinder and results will be discussed in a group setting at the workshop. REGISTER

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October 2018

Preparing for the Academic Job Market

October 1 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Graduate Student Center, 211A West Cameron Ave.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States

This hands-on workshop will provide participants with strategies for effective academic job searches, writing cover letters and CVs that get noticed, as well as teaching and research statements that illustrate skills and readiness for academic positions. REGISTER

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Salary Negotiation for Graduate Students

October 16 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Graduate Student Center, 211A West Cameron Ave.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States

Congratulations! You got the job offer. Now it’s time to negotiate! In this interactive session, you will learn the basics of the negotiation process and how to negotiation effectively. Considerations for both academic and industry positions will be in included in our discussion. Co-sponsored by the Carolina Women’s Center, University Career Services, and the Graduate School Professional Development program. REGISTER

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