PROMISE: Maryland's AGEP

Dec. 2, 2011: Three Seminars – “Learning Styles” (UMBC) 12 Noon, “Effective Job Interviews” (UMCP) 2PM, “Addressing Stress” (UMBC) 4:30PM

In PROMISE: Maryland's AGEP on December 1, 2011 at 10:52 PM

Tomorrow, Friday, December 2, 2011, graduate students have opportunities to attend three seminars.


12 noon

1) PROF-it (Professors-in-Training) “Learning Styles for Classroom Teaching” — UMBC

Join us for an interactive PROF-it Seminar as Drs. Suzanne Braunschweig and Lili Cui lead a workshop on learning styles! A note from the speakers: We look forward to our seminar on Learning Styles for Classroom Teaching!  To be a better teacher in the classroom, it’s useful to know your own learning style and teaching style. Please fill out the following online surveys and bring the results to our session. Each survey should not take more than 10 minutes.

– Suzanne and Lili



2:00 PM

2) Ph.D. Completion Project “Effective Job Interviews” — UM College Park

UMCP Graduate School Ph.D. Completion Project Workshop: Effective Job Interviews, which will be held this Friday, December 2, 2011 from 2-4 p.m. in Ulrich Hall in Tawes Building.

A successful interview can be the key to landing an academic position or other employment, and it requires proper preparation. This workshop, led by Dr. Robert L. Belle—Director of the Southern Regional Education Board (SREB) Doctoral Scholars Program—will focus on techniques for preparing and presenting oneself at an interview. Special issues covered will include the talk, interview etiquette, questions to ask interviewers, and other topics.  This event is open to master’s, Ph.D., and postdoctoral students, and registration is required at Space is limited, so register now! Questions? Please contact us at (301) 405-4180 or


4:30 PM

3) Success Seminar “Addressing Graduate Students’ Feelings of Stress” — UMBC

In an effort to address concerns of stress during these last few weeks of the fall semester, we would like to offer you an opportunity to take a coffee break.  Dr. Robert Deluty, Associate Dean of the Graduate School and Associate Professor of Psychology, will lead this session.


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