This Week for Grad Students: May 7, 2018

by | May 7, 2018

Wondering how to present your teaching on the academic job market? Mark your calendars for an upcoming opportunity to focus on developing your job application. Also in this week’s update: there’s still time to apply for the Innovative Teaching Summer Institute on June 11-14. Applications are due Monday, May 14.

Featured Event

Save the Date! “Representing Your Teaching” Summer Intensives | July 16-20, 2018

For a week in July, the CTL will offer day-long sessions to learn about and begin drafting teaching-related documents with feedback and guidance from CTL staff. Each day will focus on representing your teaching in different parts of your academic job application: teaching statements, teaching portfolios, syllabi, diversity statements, and communicating your teaching expertise. Come for one day, or come for all! Breakfast and lunch will be provided. More details on time, location, and registration to come later this month.

Coming Up…

Call for Applications: Innovative Teaching Summer Institute

The Innovative Teaching Summer Institute (ITSI) for Columbia doctoral students is a four-day series of collaborative workshops, discussions, and shared reflections all centered on the use of emerging teaching practices and technologies to support effective teaching.

The Institute is an opportunity for graduate student instructors to work with peers from a variety of disciplines, discuss pedagogical priorities, connect with resources and support, and develop themselves as innovative teachers. This program is open to all current Columbia University doctoral students. An upcoming teaching appointment is desirable, but not necessary to participate in the Summer Institute. To participate, please apply via the online form by Monday, May 14, 2018.

Date: Monday, June 11 – Thursday, June 14, 2018
Time: 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Location: The Diana Center, Barnard, Room 504

Learn more and apply

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