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PROF-it Series: Provost’s Teaching & Learning Symposium – September 22, 2017 @ UMBC

Featuring a Keynote from Dr. Saundra McGuire Friday, September 22, 2017 · 8:45 AM – 2:15 PM UMBC Campus – University Center   The Faculty Developing Center at UMBC extends an invitation to all PROMISE AGEP and Postdoctoral Fellows at UMBC Community to participate. Please join us for the fourth annual Provost’s Teaching and Learning Symposium!  […]

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Ethical and Inspiring Mentorship in STEM Conference – September 21, 2017 @ UMD

Join us to discuss ethical, effective, and inspiring mentors Thursday, September 21, 2017 ,· 8 AM – 8 PM   The Office of Postdoctoral Affairs and The Graduate School at University of Maryland College Park (UMD) extend an invitation to all Postdoctoral Fellows and Associates and Graduate Students of the USM System interested in pursuing an […]

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PROF-it Series: How to develop a syllabus – September 15, 2017 @ UMBC

ALL PROMISE AGEP Community invited to attend! Postdocs from the USM System are welcome to join! Friday, September 15, 2017 · Noon – 2 PM UMBC Campus – The Commons: 329   This seminar is part of the PROF-it (Professors-in-Training) series. Participants will learn how to develop a syllabus, manage time in the classroom, and plan […]

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PROF-it Series: Crafting Effective Writing Assignments – September 12, 2017 @ UMBC

Tuesday, September 12, 2017 · Noon – 1:30 PM UMBC Campus – Engineering 102 Create writing assignments to deepen understanding   The Faculty Development Center at UMBC extends an invitation to all UMBC AGEP and PROF-it students to participate. Join FDC and Writing Center staff to learn how to create writing assignments that scaffold students’ writing skills, deepen their […]

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Effective Grading * √ § Ͼ – September 6, 2017 – Noon – 1:30 PM

Whether new or seasoned, faculty often struggle to manage grading. How can you speed up your grading, make feedback more useful, and gain insights about how to improve student learning? Join your colleagues to discuss best practices for making grading more efficient for you and more useful for students. We’ll discuss the advantages of aligning […]

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NextProfScience 2017 Workshop at the University of Michigan on May 2-5

You are invited to participate in the NextProfScience 2017 workshop being offered at the University of Michigan on May 2-5, 2017 (see link). NextProf Science is aimed at future faculty—advanced doctoral students or postdoctoral fellows who are interested in an academic career in science at an exceptional academic research institution and who have demonstrated a commitment to diversity. The science and […]

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August 26, 2016: Teaching Assistant (TA) Training/Orientation – Teaching and Learning Workshop

All new Teaching Assistants, and  all graduate students who are interested in teaching (during or after graduate school) should plan to attend this orientation session.  This session is part of the annual PROF-it (Professors-in-Training) suite of activities offered to graduate students. Breakfast and Lunch will be served. EVENT DETAILS: Date: August 26, 2016 Time: 9:00 AM – […]

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Navigating Departmental Politics. A Play! Thurs. March 31, 2016

Dr. Autumn Reed, Director of STRIDE and Coordinator of Faculty Diversity Initiatives at UMBC, invites PROMISE to a play on UMBC’s campus with the CRLT Players of the University of Michigan. Dr. Reed has served as a PROMISE Mentor-in-Residence, and facilitator for the 2016 PROMISE roundtable on faculty diversity that was part of the Research […]

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“Dual Language Instruction” Workshops provided by Ana G. Méndez University @SUAGM, #ThinkBigDiversity

The PROMISE AGEP enjoys a partnership with the Ana G. Méndez University System in Puerto Rico, with campuses in Florida (Orlanda and Tampa Bay), and Maryland (Wheaton). The Ana G. Méndez University (AGMUS) offers a unique degree program for adult learners, using a dual language model of Spanish and English. You can read more about […]

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Faculty Diversity and You. Fri. Feb. 12, 2016, 1:30 PM #ThinkBigDiversity

This Friday, Feb. 12, 2016, as part of the 2016 Annual PROMISE Research and Professional Development Symposium, there will be a 2 hour workshop that is specifically dedicated to discussing faculty diversity in STEM. Dr. Nancy Shapiro, Associate Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs for the University System of Maryland will bring the opening remarks, and […]

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