This Week for Grad Students: April 30, 2018

by | Apr 30, 2018

Have you heard about our upcoming event featuring Columbia alumni who hold faculty positions in the NYC area? Space is limited, so make sure you register! Also in this week’s update: we’re extending the application deadline for the Innovative Teaching Summer Institute to Monday, May 14. If you thought about applying but ran out of time, there’s still an opportunity to join your peers for this collaborative summer experience!

Featured Events

Teaching Landscapes: Explore the Transition from Graduate Careers to Faculty Positions

The Center for Teaching and Learning is excited to announce a new professional development event for graduate students, featuring alumni who hold teaching positions at institutions in the greater New York area. “Teaching Landscapes” will help Columbia graduate students explore the transition from graduate careers to faculty positions by hearing directly from recent GSAS alumni who are teaching across a variety of academic institutions (private research university, public university, liberal arts college). Space is limited; please register via the link below.

Date: Thursday, May 3, 2018
Time: 12:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Location: Butler Library Room 212


Coming Up…

There’s still time to apply for the 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, 2018
Time: 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Location: The Diana Center, Barnard, Room 504

Learn more and apply

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