Posts tagged Skill Development

REDcap Day, Conference May 2, 2016

Kate Stuart
March 6, 2016
Posted in Announcements

We are happy to announce the first ever Vanderbilt REDCap Day! Mark your calendars for Monday, May 2nd. Check in begins at 8am in the Light Hall, North Lobby and presentations are tentatively planned from 9am to 3pm, in Light Hall Room 208. 

STEM Pedagogy Journal Club: next meeting Thursday March 10th

Ashley Brady
March 1, 2016
Posted in Announcements

The STEM Pedagogy Journal Club Thursday, March 10th 4pm 11455 MRBIV At this meeting, we will be joined by Dr. Lori McGrew, Professor of Biology at Belmont University. Our article discussion will focus on using case studies as a learning tool in the college classroom. As part of our discussion, Dr. McGrew will share her experiences with using case studies in her own courses at Belmont. The article that will be discussed is:

2016 Intensive Management Training Course via ASCB & Keck Graduate Institute

Kate Stuart
February 18, 2016
Posted in Announcements

The course will introduce PhD scientists to the skills they need to thrive in industry and will expose them to the culture, organizational structures, and practices of life science companies through MBA-style case-based classroom experiences, networking, professional development workshops, and a team-based project.

STEM Pedagogy Journal Club with Cynthia Brame

Kate Stuart
February 17, 2016
Posted in Announcements

STEM Pedagogy Journal Club is a monthly meeting of graduate students and post-docs interested in science education and the latest practices in teaching. This month, Dr. Cynthia Brame, assistant director of the Vanderbilt Center for Teaching and the BOLD Fellows, will be joining us to discuss blended learning

Center for Teaching hires Graduate Students!

Kate Stuart
February 1, 2016
Posted in Announcements

Each year the Center for Teaching (CFT) hires a number of graduate students as part of its efforts to mentor and train graduate students, including those serving as teaching assistants or instructors of record here at Vanderbilt as well as those interested in developing teaching skills for future faculty careers. The CFT has several types of positions available for graduate students for the 2016-2017 academic year.  

Student Research Productivity Workshops, Spring 2016

Kate Stuart
February 1, 2016
Posted in Announcements

http://www.library.vanderbilt.edu/students/workshops.php

Spring 2016 Workshops, at the Central Library, room 418a Research doesn't have to be overwhelming! Learn how to increase your productivity and improve your coursework. Drop in, no need to RSVP. Picking the Perfect Topic  Find out how concept mapping can jump start your research and help you focus your research statement. Wednesday February 10, noon - 1:00 p.m.

Looking to develop speaking and leadership skills? Toastmasters: Vanderbilt Chapter

Ashley Brady
October 21, 2015
Posted in Announcements

Looking to develop speaking and leadership skills? Get better at thinking on your feet? Ace your job interview or qualifying exam? Vanderbilt Toastmasters can help! Welcome! The Vanderbilt Chapter of Toastmasters meets at 6pm on the 2nd and 4th Wednesday of every month in Buttrick Hall 310  on Vanderbilt's campus. For the rest of the fall 2015 semester, we have scheduled meetings on: Oct 14, 28, Nov 11, and Dec 9.

Event: Inclusive Teaching Graduate Student Workshop

Kate Stuart
October 15, 2015

What is an inclusive classroom? What practices and plans can instructors learn to promote classroom inclusivity? Together, we will examine issues of power and identity as they impact teaching and learning. This workshop is open to Vanderbilt graduate students & Postdocs from across the disciplines who want to improve their teaching portfolio materials. All teaching experience levels are welcome. Sponsored by the Vanderbilt Center for Teaching. Facilitators: Richard Coble and Dani Picard

The Quest for Women's Empowerment luncheon, Oct 29

Kate Stuart
October 14, 2015

On Thursday October 29, scholar-practitioner Pamela O’Leary will be speaking on “The Quest for Women’s Empowerment.” O’Leary will be talking about leadership development and career opportunities for women in settings as diverse as the United Nations, Capitol Hill, and grassroots organizations. O’Leary will share her diverse experiences from the field, including drafting legislation, directing leadership projects and networks, conducting research and policy analysis, and developing and facilitating leadership training for women.

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