[cirtl-announce] New workshop! Learn how to be an effective advisor on 8/8

By on July 23, 2018

The CIRTL Network

Want to become a STEM professor? Then advising will be an essential part of your workload. Next month we're running an online workshop on building effective advisor-advisee relationships featuring experts from UW-Madison, Penn State New Kensington, Kansas State University, and NACADA, the National Academic Advising Association.

Questions about our programming? Contact us at info@cirtl.net.

Faculty Advising: What You Need to Know and How to Do It Well (Online Workshop)
August 8 at 11AM-1PM ET / 10AM-12PM CT / 9-11AM MT / 8-10AM PT
Advising students is a key role that many faculty play in addition to engaging students in the classroom or mentoring them in research settings. This workshop is designed to help future and current faculty learn how to build effective advisor-advisee relationships, and why they matter. This workshop has no enrollment cap; register by August 7 to take part.


July Events

Do you want to learn more about Learning Community Builder (LCB) and Teaching-as-Research (TAR) grants? If so, please join our Learning Community meeting:

Introduction to Learning Community Builder and Teaching-as-Research (TAR) grants
Date: July 24, 2018.
Place: Life Science Building, Room # 128
Although not required, you are highly encouraged to register for the event here.


Learning Community Builder Grant
Are you interested in receiving a Learning Community Builder (LCB) Grant of $500 (one time)? CIRTL-UTA is accepting applications for LCB grant for fall 2018. Please submit your application here.

Deadline for LCB Grant application is September 04, 2018.

To learn more about Learning Community Builder Grant please visit our LCB Grant page.


Teaching as Research (TAR) Grant
CIRTL-UTA is currently seeking motivated applicants for Teaching-As-Research (TAR) Project Grants, where you will have the opportunity to formally test student learning outcomes and various teaching methods.

We encourage team applications, and student/post doc/faculty partnerships. Students can apply for $500 grants for Teaching-as-Research project. Students completing a major milestone of the project such as collecting/analyzing large amounts of data or preparing for publication/presentation are eligible for CIRTL STEM Teaching Certification.

There is NO DEADLINE for submitting TAR grant applications.

Email lberry@uta.edu if you would like to inquire about funding availability. Please fill out the application in the following link: Teaching-as-Research (TAR) Grants.

For questions or comments please email lberry@uta.edu.

Additional Info

The CIRTL Network Website


Questions about our programming? Contact our help desk at info@cirtl.net.

Job Postings

Educational Teaching and Educational Research Postdocs, Cornell University (Open until filled)

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Opportunities across the Network

Many of our members run local activities that, while not official CIRTL programming, are open for broader participation. If you have a local program open to outside participants, let us know about it here.

The CIRTL Network is committed to advancing the teaching of STEM disciplines in higher education. For more information about the CIRTL Network, visit us on the web at www.cirtl.net.
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This material is based on work supported by the National Science Foundation under Grant No. DUE-1231286
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