CIRTL-UTA Spring 2020 Schedule

By on February 6, 2020



CIRTL UTA Spring 2020 Program

This spring CIRTL-UTA will host several Learning Community meetings which are concurrent with the CIRTL live Network events (meetings and workshops). We invite all the graduate students and Postdoctoral Researchers to join our events. Registration required. Light refreshment will be served.

Questions about our programming? Contact us. We love to hear from you!


Spring 2020 Schedule
We will participate locally with live, real-time online sessions and require minimal independent work outside of those meetings.

All events will held at NH 246 (LINK Research Lab).


Introduction to Teaching at a Community College
Thursday 01/30/2020: 12:00-1:30pm CT
Learn about careers as full-time faculty members in community colleges. An opportunity to meet and hear from community college faculty about their professional development and the rewards of their careers.
Registration: Please register HERE.


Writing an Effective Teaching Philosophy Statement (PART 1)
Monday 2/10/2020: 11AM-12:30PM CT
Draft a peer-reviewed teaching philosophy statement that reflects your teaching beliefs and experiences in this two-part workshop.
Registration: Please register HERE.

Writing an Effective Teaching Philosophy Statement (PART 2)
Monday 2/24/2020: 11AM-12:30PM CT
Draft a peer-reviewed teaching philosophy statement that reflects your teaching beliefs and experiences in this two-part workshop.
Registration: Please register HERE.


Getting Hired at a Community College: Tips and Strategies from Faculty on Hiring Panels
02/27/ 2020; 12:00 – 1:30 pm CT
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 at a community college? Join us to learn the answer to these questions and more.
Registration: Please register HERE.


Equity, Diversity, and Inclusive Teaching in the Community College Setting
Thursday 03/19/ 2020; 12:00 – 1:30 pm CT
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 will share insights on student diversity.
Registration: Please register HERE.


All-Network Teaching-as-Research Presentations
Thursday 4/2: 5-6:30PM ET / 4-5:30PM CT / 3-4:30PM MT / 2-3:30PM PT

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 the classroom.
Registration: Please register HERE.


Peer-led Teaching-as-Research Learning Community
Schedule TBD

Resource Spotlight
CIRTL Help Desk: Trouble registering?
Contact our help desk at info@cirtl.net for assistance.


Teaching & Learning Spotlight
The Postdoc Academy: Succeeding as a Postdoc: Colleagues at BU, MSU, UW-Madison, and Northwestern are launching a MOOC tailored to the postdoc experience. Learn more, register and find local learning communities at the link above.


Job Postings

Assistant Biology Professor, Augustana University (Deadline: 2/15/20)

To view more postings or share a new one, join our Academic Careers & Job Postings online community.


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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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