Developing Your Core Competency in:
Teaching and Mentoring
Teaching and mentoring are important skills to acquire and hone as they are essential to success both within academia and beyond. GradPathways partners with the Center for Educational Effectiveness to provide teacher training.
GradPathways offers engaging mentoring workshops for both mentees who would like to get the most out of mentorship and those who wish to learn how to mentor.
Workshops and Events
*** registration not required
Summer 2018 Teaching Training Workshops and Events
Keep Them Engaged! Active Learning for Student Success 7/02 Please Register Introduction to Teaching Online and Hybrid Courses 7/11 & 8/08 Please Register Developing a Statement of Teaching Philosophy for Academic Job Applications 7/18 & 8/22 Please Register The Diversity Statement: Communicating Experiences of Social Justice and Diversity 7/25 & 9/05 Please Register
Courses and Programs
To develop and gain a deeper understanding, consider signing up for courses, seminars, and programs offered through GradPathways and other on and off campus units.
Seminar on College Teaching Fall 2017 and Winter 2018 2 Teach First-Year Seminars - Graduate students and postdoctoral scholars may team-teach First-Year Seminars if they partner with a faculty member. Quarterly N/A
One-on-One mentoring or specialized programming to meet your individual needs is available. Consider the following offered through GradPathways and other on and off campus units.
Gain a better understanding of your teaching skills, your time management skills, your students' involvement in your course.
The mid-quarter interview (MQI) is a method of getting anonymous feedback from your students midway through the quarter.
A videotape of your teaching is an incredibly valuable tool to help you become a clearer, more effective communicator.
Writing your statement of teaching philosophy is a crucial step toward preparing to go on the academic job market.
Join a community or program to develop your teaching and mentorship skills:
The Graduate Teaching Community is an interdisciplinary collaboration designed to help graduate students and postdoctoral scholars reflect on their teaching practices. During the meetings, you will meet other graduate students and postdocs who are interested in becoming better educators.