This Week for Grad Students: October 15, 2018

by | Oct 15, 2018

Looking for confidential feedback on your teaching? Want to rehearse your teaching practices? The CTL offers Teaching Observations and Microteaching Sessions to get direct feedback and support.

Teaching Observations

The CTL offers Teaching Observations with trained peer consultants who can help you think through your course goals, your teaching observation experience, and your future teaching. CTL Teaching Observations are confidential, evidence-based, and developed to support you in your teaching practices.

Fall 2018 Teaching Observations requests are currently open and will close on Friday, November 16, 2018.

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The CTL offers Microteaching sessions that can help you rehearse teaching practices and get direct feedback and support, whether or not you are currently teaching. We invite current Columbia graduate students or postdocs to register individually, or with a small group of peers wishing to do a session together. Register for a scheduled session or request a custom session.

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Upcoming Events

Writing a Diversity Statement

Diversity statements are becoming increasingly common in the academic job application process, but what are they and how do you write one? You will learn about the components of a reflective and thoughtful diversity statement, see sample statements, and brainstorm your first draft. Participants who have already started writing a diversity statement and would like some feedback should bring copies for individual or peer feedback. Register.

Date: Wednesday, October 17, 2018
Time: 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Location: Butler Library Room 212

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