[cirtl-announce] This Month at CIRTL: TAR Presentations & Resource Spotlights

By on November 6, 2018

The CIRTL Network

This month is a quiet one for CIRTL, with just one event – our Fall Teaching-as-Research Presentation Session – happening on the 28th. In the meantime we’re rolling out a new newsletter feature: resource spotlights. Stay tuned!

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


Fall 2018 Online Drop-In Events

Events have live, real-time online sessions; event series include a handful of events that revolve around a unifying theme in STEM teaching and learning. Events run on a drop-in basis and do not require advance registration. Participants can attend as many or as few events as they like in a given series.

All-Network Teaching-as-Research Presentations

Wednesday, 11/28: 5-6:30PM ET / 4-5:30PM CT / 3-4:30PM MT / 2-3:30PM PT

Join us for CIRTL’s fall All-Network presentation session as dozens of TAR practitioners from across the nation share their teaching-as-research findings. Take this opportunity to learn more about Teaching-as-Research in general, and to learn about exciting work that others in the Network are doing.


Resource Spotlight

CIRTL Network YouTube Channel
Did you know we have a YouTube channel? We do! We have a few different playlists on the channel – including one featuring brief videos explaining CIRTL – but we mostly use it to share recordings from our drop-in online events. Some recent additions to our channel include:

How Can We Minimize Implicit Bias in Our Academic Communities?
The CIRTL Network hosted an online discussion on minimizing implicit bias in academia on October 22, 2018. In this event, guest speaker Dr. Wayne Hilson, Jr. led a wide-ranging discussion touching on student and instructor recruitment, curriculum design, intersectionality, and more.

Next Steps: Leveraging Your TAR Project for Future Funding Opportunities
The CIRTL Network hosted an online discussion on leveraging Teaching-as-Research (TAR) projects in grant applications on July 18, 2018. In this event, guest speaker Elizabeth Savelkoul discussed specific funding agencies and opportunities, and how to identify commonalities between funding opportunities and TAR projects.

How Can We Identify Implicit Bias in Ourselves and Others?
The CIRTL Network hosted an online discussion on identifying implicit bias in STEM on October 8, 2018. In this event, guest speaker Dr. Sarah Eddy discussed current research on bias, race, and STEM.

Additional Info

CIRTL Academic Calender

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The CIRTL Network Website

CIRTL UTA Website

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


Job Postings

Biology Education Postdoc, Binghamton University, SUNY (Deadline: 11/9)

Teaching & Learning Specialist, University of Iowa (Deadline: 11/20)

Instructional Consultant, CRLT-Engin, University of Michigan (Open until filled)

Biology Assistant Professor, Mount Mary University

Project Admin, CIRTL Inclusive STEM Teaching Project

Assistant Director & Project Associate positions, APLU-CIRTL Aspire Alliance (Washington, DC)

Education, Outreach & Diversity Postdoc, Center for Selective C-H Functionalization

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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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