CIRTL Network: Registration for Spring Courses and Workshops

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Pre-registration opens for Spring 2022 CIRTL Network courses and workshops on Monday, December 13 at noon ET, including Research Mentor Training, a postdoc teaching practicum, and workshops on disrupting bullying and teaching statements. Register as early as possible for the best chance of getting into space-limited programs. Spring 2022 programming preview Events and massive open…

NCFDD Webinar: Teaching with Empathy and for Equity at the Graduate Level

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The incentive structures of academia discourage faculty from investing time and energy in being good teachers and good mentors for their graduate students. Meanwhile, the power dynamics in academia discourage graduate students from seeking the support they need. In this webinar, we will discuss how faculty can effectively, efficiently, and inclusively advise, mentor, teach, and support…

CIRTL Network: Designing a Course Based on Your Research Expertise

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Are you interested in learning more about course design? Have you ever wanted to turn your research topic into a course? Join us to hear a panel of grad students and postdocs share their own experiences building a course based on their fields of research! In this online panel, past participants in the CIRTL Network…

Future Professors Institute

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Institute Dates: Tuesday and Wednesday, June 22-23, 2021 Times: 11:00am – 12:30 pm ET; 1:30 – 3:15 pm ET Location: Zoom Registration: https://blogs.cornell.edu/futureprofs/registration-2021/ Registration Priority Date: June 18, 2021 The Future Professors Institute engages graduate students and postdoctoral scholars in workshops, panel discussions, and talks focused on preparing them for faculty careers across institutional types. The…

Future Professors Institute

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Institute Dates: Tuesday and Wednesday, June 22-23, 2021 Times: 11:00am – 12:30 pm ET; 1:30 – 3:15 pm ET Location: Zoom Registration: https://blogs.cornell.edu/futureprofs/registration-2021/ Registration Priority Date: June 18, 2021 The Future Professors Institute engages graduate students and postdoctoral scholars in workshops, panel discussions, and talks focused on preparing them for faculty careers across institutional types. The…

Learning Community on Inclusive Teaching Begins

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This is a six-week online program that runs concurrently with the asynchronous Teaching & Learning in the Diverse Classroom course. Participants meet weekly via Zoom to discuss how to create and sustain inclusive learning environments. Identify practical, evidence-based strategies appropriate for your discipline and future teaching plans. Apply by May 29 to participate. This program is a…

Teaching and Learning in the Diverse Classroom Begins

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Running from June 1-30, 2021, Teaching and Learning in the Diverse Classroom is a four-week, instructor-paced online course for anyone with teaching responsibilities at Cornell, at any level of diversity expertise. Modules explore strategies for inclusive course design, social identity and self-reflection, and pedagogical practices that effectively support student engagement and a sense of belonging…

NCFDD: Strategies for Centering Instructor Identity in STEM Education

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In this webinar, we will talk about how to productively center and leverage your social identities in your role as a STEM instructor. We will unpack problematic assumptions about how identity aligns with authority and how you can build trust and community with your learners. You will also leave with strategies to overcome common challenges…

Picture a Scientist – Film Viewing Available

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From April 16-18, the Cornell community is invited to screen the award-winning documentary film, Picture a Scientist, chronicling the groundswell of researchers writing a new chapter for women scientists. Biologist Nancy Hopkins, chemist Raychelle Burks, and geologist Jane Willenbring lead viewers on a journey deep into their own experiences in the sciences, ranging from brutal…

NCFDD: Mastering Academic Time Management

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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 unsupported in their desire for work-family balance and without the skills to achieve it Wondering whether the academic path is the right career choice This webinar…

Building Mentorship Skills for Academic Careers

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This is an invitation-only event for registrants who have been accepted 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 remotely delivered workshops designed for current graduate students and postdocs and open to those in all…

Building Mentorship Skills for Academic Careers

Online

This is an invitation-only event for registrants who have been accepted 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 remotely delivered workshops designed for current graduate students and postdocs and open to those in all…

Building Mentorship Skills for Academic Careers

Online

This is an invitation-only event for registrants who have been accepted 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 remotely delivered workshops designed for current graduate students and postdocs and open to those in all…

Building Mentorship Skills for Academic Careers

Online

This is an invitation-only event for registrants who have been accepted 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 remotely delivered workshops designed for current graduate students and postdocs and open to those in all…

Building Mentorship Skills for Academic Careers

Online

This is an invitation-only event for registrants who have been accepted 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 remotely delivered workshops designed for current graduate students and postdocs and open to those in all…

Introducing Teaching as Research: A Systematic Approach to Improving Your Teaching

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Hear Teaching as Research (TAR) program leaders from around the North American CIRTL Network describe Teaching as Research, a mentored experience that applies the process of inquiry to teaching and learning. By translating skills that you already have as researchers, you can investigate, reflect on, and improve your teaching. Leaders will describe TAR programs at…

The Application Process for an Academic Job

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To kick off the 2020-2021 Academic Job Search Series for Cornell graduate students and postdocs, come learn about when to apply for faculty and other academic positions, what documents are required, and how long the process takes. Bring your questions for an interactive online discussion led by Christine Holmes, Director of Postdoctoral Studies. Pre-registration is…

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

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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…

Online Mini-Symposium on Connecting Research and Teaching

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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.

Building Mentoring Skills for an Academic Career (Online)

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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…

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

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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…

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

Online

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…

Building Mentoring Skills for an Academic Career (Online)

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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…

NextGen Professors: March Cohort Meeting (Online)

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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…

CIRTL Network Webinar: Equity, Diversity, and Inclusive Teaching in the Community College Setting

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Community colleges are truly diverse settings, attracting individuals from all different walks of life with a common interest in advancing their education. If you are interested in exploring a career at a community college, then understanding the diversity of their student populations is crucial. This panel consisting of faculty and administrators from various community colleges…

CIRTL Network: Getting Hired at a Community College – Tips and Strategies from Faculty on Hiring Panels

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Learn hiring tips from faculty that serve on or work closely with hiring committees at community colleges. How might the interview differ from that of a 4-year teaching or research university? What factors should you consider in preparing your application materials and teaching demonstration? What are some common do's and don'ts of seeking a job…

CIRTL Network: Facilitating Work-Life Balance and Resilience

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In this interactive online session, participants will have an opportunity to examine their current work-life balance and to develop a plan to be more resilient and to sustain the support systems that will enable them to establish their desired work-life balance. At the end of this workshop, participants will be able to: Define what work-life…

CIRTL Network: Introduction to Teaching at a Community College

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Have you ever considered a teaching career at a community college? This career can have a high impact on students beginning their higher education journey and often includes a strong community focused work environment. The panel of faculty will discuss their experiences working in community colleges. The discussion will include equity and diversity at community…

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

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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…

First Discussion Group for the CIRTL Online Course on STEM Teaching

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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…

First Discussion Group for the CIRTL Online Course on STEM Teaching

Online

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…