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
Spring Quarter 2019 Mentoring and Information Session Workshops and Events
Mentoring 101: Introduction to Mentoring 4/04 Please Register Mentoring 101: Selection and Alignment 4/11 Please Register Mentoring 101: Cultivation and Closure 4/18 Please Register Mentoring 101: Experienced Mentor Panel 4/25 Please Register Mentoring 101: Communicating your Mentoring Philosophy 5/02 Please Register
*** registration not required
Spring Quarter 2019 Teaching Training Workshops and Events
Providing Written Feedback on Student Assignments 4/15 Please Register Hybrid and Online Courses 4/16 Please Register Hybrid and Online Course Design for Diversity and Inclusivity 4/30 Please Register Fostering Active Learning and Collaboration in E-Learning 5/07 Please Register Assessing Student Learning in Online Environments 5/21 Please Register Building Courses Online: Creating Content for Accessible Teaching 6/04 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.
TA Well Being-Program 2018-2019 N/A Seminar on College Teaching Varies 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.
Community Building and Activities
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.