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        [Title: THRIVE! - Description: Resource and Opportunity Newsletter The Graduate School University of Florida]

A RESOURCE AND OPPORTUNITY NEWSLETTER
UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA GRADUATE SCHOOL OFFICE OF GRADUATE PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

OGPD Website<http://www.graduateschool.ufl.edu/about-us/offices/division-of-graduate-student-affairs-dgsa/professional-development-ogpd/>

OGPD Calendar<http://graduateschool.ufl.edu/about-us/offices/division-of-graduate-student-affairs-dgsa/professional-development-ogpd/professional-development-resources/>

Contact OGPD<mailto:[log in to unmask]>

UF Graduate School<http://graduateschool.ufl.edu/>

January 16, 2019
FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES
Tedder Family Doctoral Fellowships and Rothman Doctoral Fellowships in the Humanities
SBIR/STTR Workshop: Researchers: Tap into a New Source of Funding
Thinking Matters Fellowship
Robert Levitt Awards for Student Research on Aging

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
Accelerate to Industry (A2i™) Program
ELISPA Policy Memo Competition
International Mentoring Association Annual Conference
Startup Roadmap
Fatherhood Today
Women in Innovation
Electronic Thesis and Dissertation Submission
Who is Getting Hired and How to be That Person
Advancing Careers in Academics with Diversity Education and Mentorship in Engineering (ACADEME)

CAREER CONNECTION CENTER EVENTS
Career Conversations: Goal Setting
Career Conversations: Navigating Career Fairs
Career Conversations: Networking for Introverts
International Student Series: Navigating and Making Connections at Career Fairs
Attire for Hire Expo
International Student Series: CPT, OPT, OPT-STEM Info Session
Employer Perspectives: Navigating Career Fairs
Employer Perspectives: Ace the Interview
Project Resume
Practice Sessions: Proactive Job Search
Employer Perspective: Dress for Success

TA DEVELOPMENT WORKSHOPS
How to be a Great Online/Hybrid TA
e-Learning @UF – Facilitate & Engage
Accessibility Basics

PASSPORT TO GREAT TEACHING WORKSHOPS
Bridging the Faculty-Student Disconnect to Create Greater Disability Inclusion
UDL: Designing Instruction for the Love of Learning
Undocupeers
Start Talking
Make it Global: Curriculum Internationalization
Discovering Alternative Breaks

RESOURCE SPOTLIGHT
CLAS Teaching Center
Office of Faculty Development and Teaching Excellence


Tedder Family Doctoral Fellowships and Rothman Doctoral Fellowships in the Humanities

The Center for the Humanities and the Public Sphere, with the support of the Tedder Family Endowed Research Award in the Humanities and the Robert and Margaret Rothman Endowment in the Humanities, offers a funding competition for UF doctoral candidates working on humanities dissertations. This $2,000 fellowship may be used to cover research expenses, including but not exclusively travel expenses, related to the dissertation project. Successful applicants will be called Tedder Family or Rothman Doctoral Fellows in the Humanities. Work on projects with interdisciplinary appeal is particularly encouraged.
Click this link to learn more: Tedder Family Doctoral Fellowships and Rothman Doctoral Fellowships in the Humanities  <https://humanities.ufl.edu/files/Tedder-Rothman-Doctoral-Fellowship-2019-20.pdf>

Deadline to apply: January 18, 2019
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SBIR/STTR Workshop: Researchers: Tap into a New Source of Funding

As it gets harder to find funding to move your innovation from the bench to the marketplace, small business grants and contracts are more important than ever. Help increase your competitive edge by joining us for our upcoming SBIR (Small Business Innovation Research)/STTR (Small Business Technology Transfer) workshop run by Jim Greenwood of Greenwood Consulting<http://www.g-jgreenwood.com/>. 
This is open to all researchers, postdocs, and inventors interested in securing funding to help develop your research for commercialization.  The SBIR/STTR Proposal Preparation Workshop begins with an overview of the programs and then takes you through a simple but comprehensive four-step process for developing a credible and competitive Phase 1 (up to $150,000) proposal. The day concludes with an overview of Phase 2 of the programs, with tips for companies preparing Phase 2 (up to $1 million) proposals.
The workshop will include an emphasis on NIH and NSF applications. SBIR is dedicated to fostering and encouraging participation in innovation and entrepreneurship by women and socially or economically disadvantaged persons.  Sponsored by the Collaboratory for Women Innovators.  Contact Kathy Sohar with questions at [log in to unmask]<mailto:[log in to unmask]>. 
Wednesday, February 20, 2019
9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
UF Innovation Hub
747 SW 2nd Ave.
Click this link to register: https://tinyurl.com/SmallBiz2019
$50 lunch included
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Thinking Matters Fellowship

The "Thinking Matters" program at Stanford is recruiting applicants for the 2019-20 fellowship.  They are currently recruiting candidates in the following fields:

Biology, Neuroscience, Physics, Philosophy (especially Aesthetics and Ethics), Political Science, Anthropology, Psychology, American History, Literature and Film (only as relevant to course listings).

Eligible candidates will have earned a doctorate in a relevant field, conferred no earlier than 2013 and no later than June 2019. This is a two-year fellowship + one year renewable, beginning August 1, 2019, with a starting salary at least $68,500 with supplemental stipend of $2,000 for professional development annually.

Deadline to apply: January 31, 2019
 
Interested candidates should feel free to reach out to Associate Director Parna Sengupta, PhD, directly with any questions ([log in to unmask]<mailto:[log in to unmask]>).

Click this link to learn more: Thinking Matters Fellowship<https://undergrad.stanford.edu/programs/thinking-matters/teach/open-fellowship-positions/thinking-matters-fellowship>

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Robert Levitt Awards for Student Research on Aging
The Institute for Learning in Retirement (ILR) at Oak Hammock invites undergraduate students, graduate students, and post-doctoral fellows to present their research related to adult development and aging at the 2019 Robert Levitt Awards for Student Research on Aging. The awards program includes a poster competition and oral presentations. The five finalists of the poster competition will be selected by a panel of judges to give oral (PowerPoint) presentations at a later date. Prizes will be awarded to the 5 finalists after judging of the oral presentations:

·         1st place $1,000

·         2nd place $800

·         3rd place $600

·         Two honorable mentions $300 each

Abstract Submission Deadline: February 1, 2019, by 5:00 PM

Poster Competition: February 27, 2019
4:30 p.m. - 6 p.m.
Oak Hammock, Gainesville, Florida

Oral Presentations for Finalists: March 15, 2019
10 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Oak Hammock, Gainesville, Florida

Click this link to learn more: https://qtrial2014az1.az1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_0NVYi3BspxZjxAx<https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=https-3A__qtrial2014az1.az1.qualtrics.com_jfe_form_SV-5F0NVYi3BspxZjxAx&d=DwMFAg&c=pZJPUDQ3SB9JplYbifm4nt2lEVG5pWx2KikqINpWlZM&r=n9Adp7I-_S2E-6mDhGJ-KA&m=SzjayT0dMe17PocO19F-7A2wykzpvUEP7Kt3x4K-5r0&s=aqxItriIuUt-R6XgTBKSHzf47zvrempB2sofPv8O6Wk&e=>

Please direct questions to [log in to unmask]<mailto:[log in to unmask]>

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Accelerate to Industry (A2i™) Program

This program represents a bold, new approach to enhance graduate student and postdoctoral workforce readiness. This innovative symposium features workshops, panel discussions, presentations, and networking events—all focused on preparing you for a career in industry!

Click this link to apply: https://csra.ifas.ufl.edu/

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ELISPA Policy Memo Competition

Have you ever wanted to make an impact in Florida policy? Have you wanted to learn how to write a policy memo? Have you ever wanted to travel to a science policy or communication opportunity but didn't have the monetary resources? 
We are happy to announce that next semester, the Emerging Leaders in Science Policy and Advocacy (ELISPA) will be hosting our very own memo writing competition! If your answer is yes to any of these questions, then join us as we undertake this exciting opportunity and adventure!
During the Spring of 2019, members of ELISPA will form groups of 2-3 people and write a 1-2 page memo addressed to a Florida lawmakers concerning a science policy topic relevant to Florida. In early April, a panel of expert judges will select a winning memo and the winning team will be awarded up to $675 per person to travel to a science policy or communication related event. We will present our memos to Florida lawmakers as a group sometime in the summer.

Every other Tuesday beginning January 15, 2019
5 p.m. – 6 p.m.
Bartram Hall 211
UF Main Campus

Email ELISPA to learn more: mailto:[log in to unmask]
Click this link to learn more: ELISPA Facebook<https://www.facebook.com/groups/1402645983202468/?ref=bookmarks>

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International Mentoring Association Annual Conference

This year’s conference will be held in Gainesville, and the theme is “Diversity in Mentoring Initiatives: Practice and Research.”
Monday and Tuesday, March 11-12, 2019
Hilton University of Florida Conference Center
1714 SW 34th St., Gainesville, Fl. 32607
Click this link to learn more: https://www.mentoringassociation.org/
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Startup Roadmap

Do you have an innovative idea or an early stage startup that has potential as scalable venture? Do you want to see if your research has commercial potential? Then this program may be for you!
The Startup Roadmap provides an interactive, high-energy hands-on environment to roll up your sleeves and discover the business value proposition for your idea—and much more. Startup Roadmap uses a dynamic coaching format with the proven, “So what? Who cares? Why you?” methodology and tools from wendykennedy.com<http://wendykennedy.com/> (WKI).

You will work collaboratively with a coach in weekly, small-group sessions to apply a business-focused lens to your idea and assess your readiness for the next stage of development—whether it’s incubation, licensing, or partnerships. At the end of the program, participants will have developed a commercialization roadmap to help launch their venture successfully, plus a pitch presentation deck for investors and other appropriate audiences.
Open to all!

Meets once per week beginning February 2019.

Click this link to apply: https://tinyurl.com/StartupRoadmapCollab19:  
Email Kathy Sohar to learn more: [log in to unmask]<mailto:[log in to unmask]>

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Fatherhood Today

Stories from the child rearing front lines. Join panelists Marko Suvajdzic — Digital Worlds, Will Vash — UF College of Education, and Matt Brink — SharpSpring as they share their experiences navigating fatherhood and the changing dynamics of gender roles in  parenting, such as paternity leave and what it’s like being the minority in a mommy and me group.
We are looking forward to having a great conversation with audience input! Fathers, future fathers, partners - everyone welcome! Please join us!

Thursday, January 24, 2019
5:30 p.m. – 7 p.m.
UF Innovation Hub
747 SW 2nd Ave, Ste. 140

Includes post-panel networking and refreshments.

Click this link to learn more: tinyurl.com/FatherhoodTodayCollab<http://tinyurl.com/FatherhoodTodayCollab>

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Women in Innovation

An evening of storytelling, networking, reception and more!

The Collaboratory for Women Innovators will be hosting a special networking event in partnership with the Cade Museum for Creativity and Invention<https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=https-3A__ufl.us17.list-2Dmanage.com_track_click-3Fu-3D78bfa0b00a2e9b9e70f857251-26id-3Df503c50ca9-26e-3D641e8e9490&d=DwMFaQ&c=pZJPUDQ3SB9JplYbifm4nt2lEVG5pWx2KikqINpWlZM&r=ow7kUDJ_NgXfwMGg4X7ktqfqMI2A5FsvPM39Aue3suU&m=cJjSiNwdycmY3c7mZ5EaDwN8f8ABOf6wRb-3PQ93F98&s=uH4HM3RX1yw6mN0XIyxRGHWTW4MNQGgvCM1UKvyO3zE&e=> and Guts and Glory Storytelling.<https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=https-3A__ufl.us17.list-2Dmanage.com_track_click-3Fu-3D78bfa0b00a2e9b9e70f857251-26id-3D5c6800112c-26e-3D641e8e9490&d=DwMFaQ&c=pZJPUDQ3SB9JplYbifm4nt2lEVG5pWx2KikqINpWlZM&r=ow7kUDJ_NgXfwMGg4X7ktqfqMI2A5FsvPM39Aue3suU&m=cJjSiNwdycmY3c7mZ5EaDwN8f8ABOf6wRb-3PQ93F98&s=JCu855J_MLnVkbRZHuucK46B_VcPxjsxwakk-XsNisU&e=> Come be inspired, connect with past participants, mentors, speakers and panelists and meet new people!  Open to men and women! Storytelling session from Empowering Women in Technology Startups (EWITS) alumni hosted by Guts & Glory GNV!

Thursday, January 31, 2019
6 p.m. — 9 p.m.
Cade Museum for Creativity + Invention
811 Main Street, Gainesville, FL

Click this link to RSVP: tinyurl.com/EwitsAlumniReunion2019<http://tinyurl.com/EwitsAlumniReunion2019>

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Electronic Thesis and Dissertation Submission

Submission time is here again, and we want to help you graduate! Stacy Wallace, Associate Director of the Graduate Editorial Office will help you walk through exactly what you need to do to make sure that your submissions pass through our office as smoothly as possible.

Wednesday, January 23, 2019
3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Turlington Hall L007
UF Main Campus

To register, log into GIMS and follow the steps below. Register early to guarantee yourself a spot!
 
Registration Instructions

  1.  Login to GIMS using your GatorLink ID and Password: http://gradschool.ufl.edu/gimsportal/gatorlink/portal.asp

  1.  Once you login, on the top of the page click on the “Workshops” tab

  1.  Under “Register” click the box and then “Submit”

  1.  After you complete this process, you will receive an email confirmation.

Part of the Spring Graduate Professional Development Series. Click here to read more: http://graduateschool.ufl.edu/about-us/events/spring-2019-professional-development-series/

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Who is Getting Hired and How to be That Person

Dr. James Estrada is faculty in the Agronomy Department and the Director of Academic Programs for the UF Center of Stress Resilient Agriculture (CSRA). James has extensive experience coordinating professional development activities for graduate students and will focus his talk on industry-identified skills that are essential for a successful transition to non-academic positions. Additionally, James will highlight key differences between academic and industry skillsets and how to best prepare yourself for a competitive job market.

Wednesday, January 30, 2019
3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Turlington Hall L007
UF Main Campus

To register, log into GIMS and follow the steps below. Register early to guarantee yourself a spot!
 
Registration Instructions

  1.  Login to GIMS using your GatorLink ID and Password: http://gradschool.ufl.edu/gimsportal/gatorlink/portal.asp

  1.  Once you login, on the top of the page click on the “Workshops” tab

  1.  Under “Register” click the box and then “Submit”

  1.  After you complete this process, you will receive an email confirmation.

Part of the Spring Graduate Professional Development Series. Click here to read more: http://graduateschool.ufl.edu/about-us/events/spring-2019-professional-development-series/

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Advancing Careers in Academics with Diversity Education and Mentorship in Engineering (ACADEME)
This fellowship opportunity will last from June 3, 2019 to June 13, 2019 at Mississippi State University.

Click here for more information: http://graduateschool.ufl.edu/media/graduate-school/pdf-files/2019ACADEMEFlyer.pdf

Deadline to apply: March 1, 2019

NOTE: Summer Workshop meals and on-campus housing are provided, and stipends and travel grants are available. Participants must be Ph.D. student or post-doc in engineering. Participation is not restricted to US citizens; anyone with a valid/appropriate visa can apply. NSF defines underrepresented groups in engineering as women, ethnic minorities and persons with disabilities.

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Career Conversations: Goal Setting
At Career Conversations: Goal Setting, let’s talk about how to set actionable and intentional goals for the new semester that align with your priorities and values — and strategies to stay accountable!
Career Conversations are informal, small group conversations facilitated by a Career Connections Center staff member to discuss a variety of career planning topics. It is a space for students with similar goals or who have similar questions and concerns to learn from each other. Come join us and build community as you learn about yourself, develop professionally, build experience, and prepare for your next step.

Career Conversations are open to all UF degree-seeking students and alumni up to one year after graduation. You may RSVP or show up that day, but we try to limit groups to 15 students.

Thursday, January 17, 2019
3 p.m. – 3:50 p.m.
Career Connections Center
UF Main Campus
Click this link for more information: https://career.ufl.edu/event/career-conversations-goal-setting/

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Career Conversations: Navigating Career Fairs

At Career Conversations: Navigating Career Fairs, let’s talk about what to expect at Career Showcase and other career fairs, how to talk to employers, and how to showcase your unique strengths and skills.
Career Conversations are informal, small group conversations facilitated by a Career Connections Center staff member to discuss a variety of career planning topics. It is a space for students with similar goals or who have similar questions and concerns to learn from each other. Come join us and build community as you learn about yourself, develop professionally, build experience, and prepare for your next step.
Career Conversations are open to all UF degree-seeking students and alumni up to one year after graduation. You may RSVP or show up that day, but we try to limit groups to 15 students.

Tuesday, January 22, 2019
10:40 a.m. – 11:30 am
Career Connections Center
UF Main Campus

Click this link for more information: https://career.ufl.edu/event/career-conversations-navigating-career-fairs-3/

Monday, January 28, 2019
4:05 p.m. – 4:55 pm
Career Connections Center
UF Main Campus

Click this link for more information: https://career.ufl.edu/event/employer-perspectives-navigating-career-fairs-2/

Thursday, January 31, 2019
3 p.m. – 3:50 p.m.
Career Connections Center
UF Main Campus

Click this link for more information: https://career.ufl.edu/event/career-conversations-navigating-career-fairs-4/

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Career Conversations: Networking for Introverts

At Career Conversations: Networking for Introverts, let’s talk about how to build connections with others in a way that works for you.
Career Conversations are informal, small group conversations facilitated by a Career Connections Center staff member to discuss a variety of career planning topics. It is a space for students with similar goals or who have similar questions and concerns to learn from each other. Come join us and build community as You Learn About Yourself, Develop Professionally, Build Experience, and Prepare for Your Next Step.
Career Conversations are open to all UF degree-seeking students and alumni up to one year after graduation. You may RSVP or show up that day, but we try to limit groups to 15 students.

Wednesday, January 23, 2019
3 p.m. – 3:50 p.m.
Career Connections Center
UF Main Campus

Click this link for more information: https://career.ufl.edu/event/career-conversations-networking-introverts-2/
Monday, January 28, 2019
3 p.m. – 3:50 p.m.
Career Connections Center
UF Main Campus

Click this link for more information: https://career.ufl.edu/event/career-conversations-networking-introverts-3/

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International Student Series: Navigating and Making Connections at Career Fairs

Career Fairs, like Career Showcase, can be intimidating for anyone. This workshop will give you some strategies to feel more confident navigating career fairs and how to communicate with other professionals there. We will go over how to deliver an effective elevator pitch, discuss employment eligibility as an international student, and how to prepare for Career Showcase.

Wednesday, January 23, 2019
3 p.m. – 3:50 p.m.
Career Connections Center
UF Main Campus
Click this link for more information: https://career.ufl.edu/event/international-student-series-navigating-making-connections-career-fairs/

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Attire for Hire Expo

Learn about appropriate professional/business attire and how to best present yourself during an interview or when talking to recruiters at Career Showcase. Discover your options from the Molm Family Gator Career Closet during the fashion show on day 2 (1/25).

Thursday, January 24, 2019
11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Molm Family Gator Career Closet, Career Connections Center
UF Main Campus

Click this link for more information: https://career.ufl.edu/event/attire-hire-expo/

Friday, January 25, 2019
11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Molm Family Gator Career Closet, Career Connections Center
UF Main Campus

Click this link for more information: https://career.ufl.edu/event/attire-hire-expo-2/

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International Student Series: CPT, OPT, OPT-STEM Info Session

The Career Connections Center and International Student Services are collaborating to present info sessions about CPT, OPT and OPT-STEM! Please attend to learn about your ability to legally do an internship during your program of study and to work after graduation. We will also be discussing Career Connections Center services for international students.

Friday, January 25, 2019
10:40 a.m. – 12:10 p.m.
Career Connections Center
UF Main Campus

Click this link for more information: https://career.ufl.edu/event/international-student-series-cpt-opt-opt-stem-info-session/

Tuesday, January 29, 2019
3 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Career Connections Center
UF Main Campus

Click this link for more information: https://career.ufl.edu/event/international-student-series-cpt-opt-opt-stem-info-session-2/

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Employer Perspectives: Navigating Career Fairs

Monday, January 28, 2019
4:05 p.m. – 4:55 p.m.
Career Connections Center
UF Main Campus
Click this link for more information: https://career.ufl.edu/event/employer-perspectives-navigating-career-fairs-2/

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Employer Perspectives: Ace the Interview

Tuesday, January 29, 2019
4:05 p.m. – 4:55 p.m.
Career Connections Center
UF Main Campus

Click this link for more information: https://career.ufl.edu/event/employer-perspectives-ace-interview-2/

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Project Resume

Are you looking to gain experience? One of the first action steps you can take is developing strong application materials. Let us help you craft a great resume that highlights all of your strengths and shows your potential. Resume reviews will be approximately 10-15 minutes on a drop-in basis throughout the event.

Wednesday, January 30, 2019
10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Career Connections Center
UF Main Campus

Click this link for more information: https://career.ufl.edu/event/project-resume-day-1/

Thursday, January 31, 2019
10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Career Connections Center
UF Main Campus

Click this link for more information: https://career.ufl.edu/event/project-resume-day-2/

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Practice Sessions: Proactive Job Search

Are you looking for an opportunity to learn and practice developing a job search? This session is an opportunity to learn how to gain access to the hidden job market and come away with tangible job search strategies.
If you are able, please bring a laptop or appropriate device to use the resources the facilitator will introduce you to.

Wednesday, January 30, 2019
3 p.m. – 3:50 p.m.
Career Connections Center
UF Main Campus

Click this link for more information: https://career.ufl.edu/event/practice-sessions-proactive-job-search/

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Employer Perspective: Dress for Success

Thursday, January 31, 2019
4:05 p.m. – 4:55p.m.
Career Connections Center
UF Main Campus

Click this link for more information: https://career.ufl.edu/event/employer-perspective-dress-success/

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How to be a Great Online/Hybrid TA  (Online Course)

Learn about teaching online while completing online modules using Canvas.
Part of the Teaching More Effectively Workshop Series. For planning purposes, we request that you pre-register. Certificates of participation will be presented to TAs who complete at least 10 of the “Teaching with Technology Workshops."

Click here to register any time before March 11: https://training.it.ufl.edu

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e-Learning @UF – Facilitate & Engage

Learn the mechanics of Canvas. How to edit existing content, manage the gradebook, use speed grader, track student activity.

Part of the Teaching More Effectively Workshop Series. For planning purposes, we request that you pre-register. Certificates of participation will be presented to TAs who complete at least 10 of the “Teaching with Technology Workshops."

Tuesday, January 22, 2019
5 p.m. – 7 p.m.
HUB 221
UF Main Campus

Click here to register: http://www.teachingcenter.ufl.edu/ta_development.html

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Accessibility Basics

Explore accessibility best practices and tools in Canvas.

Part of the Teaching More Effectively Workshop Series. For planning purposes, we request that you pre-register. Certificates of participation will be presented to TAs who complete at least 10 of the “Teaching with Technology Workshops."

Tuesday, January 29, 2019
5 p.m. – 7 p.m.
HUB 221
UF Main Campus

Click here to register: http://www.teachingcenter.ufl.edu/ta_development.html

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Bridging the Faculty-Student Disconnect to Create Greater Disability Inclusion

Presenters: UF Student Panel and Jessica Krauth

Communication breakdowns often pose barriers to access. Because students are uncertain of how professors will react to a disability, disabilities are often not disclosed and access barriers are not addressed. In this panel, disabled students will share ideas and feedback for how to improve communication to create more accessible courses. Passport Categories: Student Focused Teaching, Tackling Tough Talks

Thursday, January 17, 2019
3:30 p.m. – 5 p.m.
409 Yon Hall
UF Main Campus

Click this link to register: http://teach.ufl.edu/passport-to-great-teaching/categories-and-activities/

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UDL: Designing Instruction for the Love of Learning

Presenters: Erica McCray and Gerry Altamirano

Learn about the core tenets of UDL, engage in experiential and dialogic learning, and begin applying UDL to their own courses and activities. interested in fostering collaboration and support across campus. Passport Categories: Student Focused Teaching

Wednesday, January 23, 2019
12 p.m. – 2 p.m.
409 Yon Hall
UF Main Campus

Click this link to register: http://teach.ufl.edu/passport-to-great-teaching/categories-and-activities/

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Undocupeers

Presenter: Diana Moreno

Undocupeers aims to educate the University of Florida community about the issues undocumented students face and to provide practical tools and strategies to support this student population. Passport Categories: Cultural Competencies, Student Focused Teaching

Wednesday, January 23, 2019
1 p.m. – 5 p.m.
2103 Reitz Union
UF Main Campus

Click this link to register: http://teach.ufl.edu/passport-to-great-teaching/categories-and-activities/

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Start Talking

Presenter: Buffy Bondy

This session is designed for instructors who wish to construct transformative learning spaces for students. In this session we examine strategies for cultivating transformative teaching and learning. Passport Categories: Tackling Tough Talks

Tuesday, January 29, 2019
1 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
409 Yon Hall
UF Main Campus

Click this link to register: http://teach.ufl.edu/passport-to-great-teaching/categories-and-activities/

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Make it Global: Curriculum Internationalization

Presenter: Paloma Rodriguez

Join the Learning Without Borders initiative by internationalizing your new or existing course! Passport Categories: Active Learning, Cultural Competencies, Experiential Learning, Student Focused Teaching

Wednesday, January 30, 2019
11 a.m. – 12 p.m.
409 Yon Hall
UF Main Campus

Click this link to register: http://teach.ufl.edu/passport-to-great-teaching/categories-and-activities/

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Discovering Alternative Breaks

Presenter: Elaine Giles

Research shows that Alternative Break service immersion experiences have impacted students learning and development over the past three decades. During this workshop you will discover how to create and implement an alternative break experience within your course. Passport Categories: Active Learning, Cultural Competencies, Experiential Learning

Thursday, January 31, 2019
3 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
409 Yon Hall
UF Main Campus

Click this link to register: http://teach.ufl.edu/passport-to-great-teaching/categories-and-activities/

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CLAS Teaching Center

The Center<https://teachingcenter.ufl.edu/ta-development/> provides many resources for teaching assistants, including a Teaching More Effectively Workshop Series<https://teachingcenter.ufl.edu/ta-development/workshops-for-teaching-assistants/>, UF’s Teaching Assistant’s Handbook<https://teachingcenter.ufl.edu/files/TA_Handbook_2018-19.pdf>, a Testing and Grading Handbook<https://teachingcenter.ufl.edu/ta-development/testing-grading-handbook/>, and extensive Online Resources<https://teachingcenter.ufl.edu/ta-development/online-resources/>.

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Office of Faculty Development and Teaching Excellence

The Office of Faculty Development and Teaching Excellence (FDTE) supports all faculty, adjuncts and TAs in their teaching by helping you to connect with other faculty and TAs as well as campus resources. FDTE has your back when it comes to teaching.
•       Earn your FYFTA<http://x-webdoc:/2664EFDD-0B4D-4D71-B126-4CC528A210DC/teach.ufl.edu/firstyearfacultyteachingacademy/> Badge!
•       Attend workshops to help with teaching for faculty, adjuncts and TAs
•       Complete the Passport to Great Teaching<http://teach.ufl.edu/passport-to-great-teaching/>
•       Earn your Great Teaching for New Faculty Certificate
•       Attend the Interface Conference (April 23rd): Learning Beyond 4 Walls<http://x-webdoc:/2664EFDD-0B4D-4D71-B126-4CC528A210DC/teach.ufl.edu/interface/>

FDTE also offers an online resource library<http://teach.ufl.edu/resource-library/> as well as personalized services that you can access or request on the Teach.ufl.edu<http://teach.ufl.edu/> website.

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OFFICE OF GRADUATE PROFESSION DEVELOPMENT
UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA GRADUATE SCHOOL
129 Grinter Hall
1523 Union Road
POB 115500
Gainesville FL 32611
352 294 0488
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