CIRTL-UTA Fall 2019 Programming Update!!!

By on September 23, 2019


CIRTL-UTA Fall 2019 Program

CIRTL-UTA provides great opportunities of professional development to the graduate students. This fall CIRTL-UTA will be hosting several events. Please join to advance to further your professional development.


WORKSHOPS

Understanding and Addressing Bias in STEM Classes: Part 1
Description: How can unintentional or implicit bias impact classroom environments? Perhaps, more importantly, what are techniques and strategies STEM instructors can employ to have equitable and inclusive classrooms? This workshop is intended for future faculty at all levels, disciplines, and roles in STEM, and aims to teach participants about biases in STEM, as well as provide concrete tips for addressing bias and creating welcoming class environments.
Date: Tuesday, October 1, 2019

Time: 11:00 am
Place: LINK Research lab, NH 246
Registration: Registration required. Please register here!

Understanding and Addressing Bias in STEM Classes: Part 2
Date: Tuesday, October 08, 2019
Time: 11:00 am
Place: LINK Research lab, NH 246
Registration: Registration required. Please register here!

Writing an Effective Teaching Philosophy Statement: Part 1
Description: Draft a peer-reviewed statement that reflects your teaching beliefs and experiences in this interactive, two-part online workshop. Participants will work to draft and edit a teaching statement, which is often required for US academic job applications. We will discuss elements of teaching statements, evidence of effective teaching tailored for different academic jobs, and strategies to get started or polish existing teaching statements. Participants from all disciplines will become better equipped and prepared to communicate their teaching practice through this workshop's collaborative, peer-review process
Date: Wednesday October 23, 2019
Time: 1:00 pm
Place: LINK Research Lab, NH 246
Registration: Registration required. Please register here!

Writing an Effective Teaching Philosophy Statement: Part 2
Date: Wednesday October 30, 2019
Time: 1:00 pm
Place: LINK Research Lab, NH 246
Registration: Registration required. Please register here!


LEARNING COMMUNITY (LC) MEETINGS

LC: Common Undergraduate Misconceptions in Biology
LC Leader: Thornton Larson, PhD candidate, Biology
Description:
Dates: Thursdays: Sept. 26; Oct. 3; Oct. 17; Oct. 24; Nov. 7; Nov. 14
Time: 1:00 to 2:00 PM
Place: Life Science Room 128
Registration: NOT Required!

LC: Getting to know your students: Instructing Biology majors versus non-majors
LC Leader: Marelize Snyman , PhD Student, Biology
Description:
Dates: Tuesdays: October 1st; October 8th; October 22nd; October 29th; November 12th; November 19th
Time: 12-1pm
Place: Life Science Building, Room B07
NOT Required!

LC: Effective learning for Engineering Courses
Description:
LC Leader: Md Riaz Kayser , PhD candidate, MAE
Dates:Thursdays: October 3rd; October 17th; October 31st; November 14th; November 28th; December 5th

Time: 4.30 - 5.30 PM
Place: Woolf Hall, Room 324A
Registration: NOT Required!

LC: Improving Engineering Intuitions
Description:
LC Leader: Shashank Kumut , PhD Student, MAE
Dates:Fridays: October 04; October 11; October 18; October 25; November 01 & November 08
Time: 11:00am to 12:00pm
Place: Woolf Hall, Room 200
Registration: NOT Required!

UPDATE: For some unavoidable circumstances, tomorrow's (September 24, 2019) event—Evidence-based Teaching—has been canceled.

 

 

 

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