Future Events

Professional development conference for grad students and postdocs
Friday, 1/8/2016, 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
302 HUB

Join us for this informative and inspiring professional development opportunity for graduate students and postdocs. The event is free, but please register to help us plan. The session schedule is:

10:00 a.m. Welcome

10:05-10:55 a.m. Plenary panel: Things I Wish I Had Known—Advice from New Faculty

11:05-11:55 a.m. Concurrent sessions:

--Adviser and Advisee: Advice from Pairs Who Have Made It Work

--Preparing Your Teaching Portfolio

11:55 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Lunch/networking

12:30-1:10 p.m. Plenary panel: Advice from Faculty Search Committees

1:20-2:00 p.m. Concurrent sessions:

--Getting Administrative and Service Experience While in Grad School

--Ways to Get Feedback on Your Teaching

New Instructor Orientation - Spring 2016
Moderated by Cindy Decker Raynak
Tuesday, 1/12/2016 to Friday, 2/26/2016,
Online Course

Cindy RaynakGood teaching involves planning, lots of it and at every level. This online, self-directed workshop, open to all new instructors at Penn State, is offered at the start of each semester through Angel, Penn State’s course management system. Moderated by Cindy Decker Raynak, Senior Instructional Designer, this self directed workshop will provide you with a brief introduction to the resources and strategies that are crucial to good teaching and planning.

This Workshop will be open from Tuesday, January 12, 2016 through Friday, February 26, 2016. Last day to register is noon, Wednesday, February 24, 2016. All assignments must be uploaded by 11:59 p.m.  Friday, February 26, 2016.

Registered participants will receive an email with ANGEL access information prior to the begining of the course.

Spring 2016 Course in College Teaching
Facilitated by Crystal Ramsay and Kathy Jackson
Wednesday, 2/10/2016 to Wednesday, 3/30/2016, 1:30 - 3:30 p.m.
315 Rider Building, University Park

Kathy Jacksoncrystal ramsayThis highly successful 8-week course combines the best elements of a collaborative learning environment with those of a seminar on pedagogy. Discussion of the current literature on teaching and learning, as well as facilitation by instructors from the Schreyer Institute’s experienced faculty, help prepare participants to design and implement both practical and reflective instructional activities.

Register: http://goo.gl/forms/Jw5MSx2YXm