PROMISE: Maryland's AGEP

PROF-it Seminars: Spring 2010, Fall 2009

Recap of 2009-2010 Seminars

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Spring 2010


Grant Writing: A seminar for graduate students and postdocs

Feb date rescheduled due to inclement weather. New date: April 23, 2010.

Speaker:
Dr. Ralph Pollack
12 noon – 2 PM
ROOM Commons 329
UMBC Campus
SPONSORS:
Graduate School
, PROF-it IGERT , PROMISE



Fall 2009AUGUST


PREPARATION FOR THE PROFESSORIATE: Teaching and Learning
Part of the PROMISE: Summer Success Institute

http://www.umbc.edu/promise/forum/viewtopic.php?t=2826

All grad students are invited!
Options and Opportunities for College Teaching
FRIDAY, Aug. 21, 2009
12:00 p.m.
Guest Host: The Community College of Baltimore County
Catonsville Campus, Building Q, Lounge
(Free) Lunch will be served

Special Guests:
* Dr. Elizabeth McCormack, Dean of Graduate Studies, Bryn Mawr College
http://www.brynmawr.edu/physics/EMcCormack/

* Dr. Alycia Marshall (PROMISE Alum), Associate Professor and Assistant Chair of the Department of Mathematics, Anne Arundel Community College
http://www.aacc.edu/math/default.cfm

* Dr. Alan Mickelson, Director, Teaching-Learning Center, Prince George’s Community College
http://academic.pgcc.edu/tlc/index.html

* Dr. Natalie Kimbrough, Professor, History, CCBC and Director of the Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching
http://www.ccbcmd.edu/cetl/index.html

* Deans and Chairs from the following departments at CCBC:
Math, Science, Social Science, and English

Co-Chairs:
Dr. Renetta Tull, Assistant Dean of Graduate Student Development, UMBC
Dr. Al Starr, Dean, Ess. Campus, CCBC

This event is free to graduate students.


Graduate School, PROF-it, Success Seminar

Teaching & Learning Workshop for Grad Students, Stress Relief for Grad Students
Includes mandatory TA training. All grad students (regardless of holding a TA position) are invited.
Friday, 8/28/09. 9 AM – 2:15 PM ITE Lecture Hall 7

Friday, August 28, 2009
Teaching Techniques & TA Classroom Training Part I

Welcome & Resources
– Conflict Resolution in the Classroom
– Student Support Services and Accommodations for Disability
– Paid Opportunities to teach UMBC’s undergrads through IHU

Online Teaching Resources
– Blackboard

Meeting with experienced and Master TAs

Includes the session:
Ten Strategies for Designing Classroom Activities that Encourage Thinking and Learning
9 a.m. – 12:30 p.m., Room: ITE Lecture Hall 7

Stress Relief/Health and Wellness for Graduate Students Part II
1 p.m. – 2:15 p.m., Room: ITE Lecture Hall 7

Morning Refreshments and Lunch will be served (free)

Special Guest Speakers:
* Dr. Barry Casey, Interim Director of the UMBC Faculty Development Center. http://www.umbc.edu/fdc/fdcstaff.html

* Dr. J. LaVelle Ingram, Director, University Counseling Services

* Dr. Robert Deluty, Associate Dean of the Graduate School, Clinical Psychologist, UMBC Presidential Teaching Professor, Department of Psychology, and published poet

Co-sponsors:
UMBC Faculty Development Center – http://www.umbc.edu/fdc/
Office of Information Technology – http://asp1.umbc.edu/newmedia/oit/training/
PROF-it, The Professors in Training Program
http://www.umbc.edu/promise/forum/viewforum.php?f=24

PROF-it*
Preparation for the Professoriate Seminar
How to Put a Course Together
Friday, 10/2/09, Commons 329, 12 noon – 2 p.m.
Dr. Barry Casey

PROF-it*
Preparation for the Professoriate Seminar
Friday, 11/6/09, 12 – 2 PM, Commons 329
Dr. Renetta Tull
“Public Speaking”

PROF-it*
Preparation for the Professoriate Seminar
Friday, 12/4/09, 12 PM – 2 PM, Commons 329
Dr. Anne Spence
“Learning Styles”


Resources:Faculty Development Center at UMBC:
http://www.umbc.edu/fdc/

Center for Teaching Excellence at the University of Maryland College Park:

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