Professional development seminars for graduate students: FALL 2013


Professional development seminars for graduate students: FALL 2013

 

Success Seminars and Workshops at UMBC. Through our PROMISE: Maryland’s Alliance for Graduate Education and the Professoriate (AGEP), which welcomes students in graduate programs from any school within the University System of Maryland.

Success Seminars 2013

 

 

 Download the PDF: https://promiseagep.files.wordpress.com/2013/09/umbc-graduate-student-fall-2013-seminars.pdf

Text version of the seminars at UMBC can be found below.

  • UMBC students must register at MyUMBC: http://my.umbc.edu/groups/promise/events
  • Students from other schools should register by commenting on this thread with:
    • Name
    • School
    • Discipline
    • Event that you plan to attend
    • Date of the event.

 

 

Fall 2013

 

Seminars at UMBC.  Directions: https://promiseagep.wordpress.com/about/contact/

Most seminars at UMBC will serve lunch or light refreshments. PROF-it Seminars on Fridays between 12 and 2:00 PM will be the exception. These are brown bag, bring your own lunch seminars.

Wednesday, September 18, 2013

Success Seminar: “Advanced Statistics for Researchers: Meta-Analysis and Structural Equation Modeling” Part 1: Introduction to meta-analysis and structural equation modeling. Basic concepts, theory, design, and relevant contexts.

Library, 7th Floor Open Area, 1 p.m. – 2:15 p.m.
Speaker: Dr. Christopher Rakes, Assistant Professor, Education Department.

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Friday, September 20, 2013

Grad Student Seminar: PROF-it: Professors in Training: Learn   how to develop a syllabus.

COMM 318, 12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Speaker: Dr. Linda Hodges, Director of the Faculty Development Center.

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Wednesday, October 2, 2013

Success Seminar: Financial Literacy – How to plan a Budget.

COMM 329, 1 p.m. – 2:15 p.m.
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Friday, October 4, 2013

PROF-it: “Introduction to the Goucher College Prison Education Partnership” [Placement Opportunity] PLUS “Public speaking in the Classroom, Part I”

COMM 318, 12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Speakers: Amy Roza, Director of Goucher Prison Education Partnership, Goucher College and Dr. Judith Pollack, Consultant for The Office of Postdoctoral Affairs.

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Wednesday, October 9, 2013

Success Seminar: “Advanced Statistics for Researchers”: Part 2: Meta-analysis and Systematic Review: Avoiding bias in literature review and calculating effect sizes.

COMM 331, 1 p.m. – 2:15 p.m.

Speaker: Dr. Christopher Rakes, Assistant Professor, Education Department.

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Friday, October 11, 2013,

Success Seminar: When Faculty Say ‘x’…

ROOM TBD, 4:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Speakers: UMBC Chairs, Graduate Program Directors, and Professors.

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Friday, October 11 and Saturday, October 12 2013,

Dissertation House: Employees & Non-Traditional Students.

COMMONS 331

Coach: Dr. Wendy Carter-Veale. Dissertation Coach.

 

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   Friday, October 18, 2013

PROF-it: “Teaching at a Community College – classroom management” PLUS “Public Speaking in the Classroom, Part II”

COMM 329, 12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Speakers: Dr. Dallas Dolan, The Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning, CCBC and Dr. Judith Pollack, Consultant for The Office of Postdoctoral Affairs.

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    Wednesday, October 23, 2013

    Success Seminar:  Responsible Conduct of Research and the IRB

Library, 7th Floor Open Area, 12 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Speaker: Timothy Sparklin, Human and Animal Research Protections Office.

 ________________________________________________________________________

Friday, November 1, 2013

PROF-it: Understanding Teaching and Learning Styles”

COMM 329, 12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Speaker: Dr. Anne Spence, Professor of the Practice, Dept. Mechanical Engineering.

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Wednesday, November 6, 2013

Success Seminar: Financial Literacy – Credit Scores

UC 312, 1 p.m. – 2:15 p.m.

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Wednesday, November 13, 2013

Success Seminar: “Advanced Statistics for Researchers:” Part 3: Introduction to Structural Equation Modeling and Confirmatory Factor Analysis.

COMM 331, 1 p.m. – 2:15 p.m.

Speaker: Dr. Christopher Rakes, Assistant Professor, Education Department.

 ________________________________________________________________________

Wednesday, November 20, 2013

Success Seminar: Is your writing in Jeopardy?

UC 312, 4:30 – 6:00 p.m.

Speaker: Sean Astrakhan, Writing Advisor GSA

 ________________________________________________________________________

Friday, December 6, 2013

PROF-it: “Addressing Hidden Challenges that Occur during the Teaching Experience”

COMM 329, 12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Speakers: [PANEL] current and former PROF-it Fellows and Community College faculty.

 ________________________________________________________________________

 Friday, December 6, 2013

 Success Seminar: “Addressing Graduate Students’ Feelings of        

 Stress”

ROOM TBD, 4:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Speaker: Dr. Robert Deluty, Associate Dean of the Graduate School,

Associate Profession of Psychology

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PhD Completion Workshops at College Park:

PhD Completion Workshops College Park 2013

 

Download the PDF:   http://www.gradschool.umd.edu/PhD_Workshop%20uploads/Flyer_Fall13Workshops.pdf

Text version of the seminars at UM College Park can be found below.

Advance registration is REQUIRED at http://ter.pa/38p

Friday, September 13, 2013
DISSERTATION AND THESIS TIME MANAGMENT
Marcia Marinelli, Learning Assistance Service, Counseling Center, University of Maryland
2:00-4:00 pm, Ulrich Recital Hall, Tawes Hall

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Friday, October 11, 2013
Grant Writing and Fellowship Applications
Robert Porter, Director of Research Development at the University of Tennessee
2:00-4:00 pm, Ulrich Recital Hall, Tawes Hall

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Friday, November 15, 2013
CVs and Cover Letters
Becky Weir, Career Center and Veronica Perrigan, Engineering Co-Op and Career Services
2:00-4:00 pm, Ulrich Recital Hall, Tawes Hall
Advance registration is REQUIRED at http://ter.pa/38p

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Coming, Monday, November 4, 2013

A Special Program at UMB

Stay tuned to this page for updates.

Published by Renetta Garrison Tull

Dr. Renetta Garrison Tull is the Vice Chancellor for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) at the University of California Davis. She previously served as Associate Vice Provost for Strategic Initiatives at The Graduate School at UMBC, and was Professor of the Practice in the College of Engineering & IT. She was Special Assistant to the Sr. Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs & Director of Graduate and Professional Pipeline Development for the University System of Maryland (12 institutions). She is the Founding Director of PROMISE: Maryland’s Alliance for Graduate Education and the Professoriate (AGEP) – http://www.umbc.edu/promise, and Co-PI for the USM LSAMP. Her research on global diversity in STEM continues, and she is an international speaker, covering nearly all continents, for groups and conferences such as the World Engineering Education Forum, the International Federation of Engineering Education Societies, and the Pacific Sciences Congress. Her personal website is: http://renettatull.wordpress.com. Connect with her on Twitter: @Renetta_Tull; https://twitter.com/Renetta_Tull

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