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  • Programs for Graduate Students & Postdoctoral Scholars

    Fall 2014

  • Library The Kaneb Center offers over 1,000 books, journals, manuscripts, sound recordings, and visual materials on topics including course design, classroom strategies, assessment design, student feedback, and academic career development. The entire collection is searchable through the University Libraries’ online catalogue.

    The Kaneb Center supports the pursuit of teaching excellence by stimulating scholarly reflection

    The Kaneb Center collaborates with the Graduate School Professional Development team to support graduate students in their preparation for the academic job search.

    Professional Development Series

    Certificate Programs Graduate students and postdoctoral scholars who attend Kaneb workshops and complete the additional requirements below qualify for a certificate in one of our programs. The requirements listed below may be fulfilled over multiple semesters.

    —Striving for Excellence in Teaching Notre Dame graduate students and postdoctoral scholars who attend five eligible teaching workshops and write a two-page reflective essay connecting what they learned to their current or future teaching are eligible for this certificate.

    —Teaching Well Using Technology This program provides both guidance on the effective introduction of technology in the classroom and the practical skills and software familiarity needed. Certification requirements include attending two Kaneb workshops on teaching with technology. Recipients must also complete an online short course where they develop a project and complete several hands-on tasks.

    —Advanced Teaching Scholar Graduate students who attend five additional teaching workshops and complete a significant teaching project with Kaneb staff or departmental faculty are eligible for this certificate. Projects should be pre-approved and could include a teaching portfolio for the academic job market, implementation and analysis of new teaching strategies, or a course design.

    New TA Orientation Every fall during the week before classes begin, the Kaneb Center offers a two-day orientation to all graduate students who are serving as a TA or preparing to teach their own course.

    and conversation about teaching and encouraging the adoption of practices that enhance learning.

  • Consultations Graduate students and postdoctoral scholars are invited to schedule a consultation to discuss their course/syllabus design, teaching methods, Course Instructor Feedback (CIF) results, or any other aspect of teaching and learning. Arrange an appointment by contacting us at kaneb@nd.edu or 574-631-9146.

    Mentored Teaching Opportunities —Graduate Student Teaching Apprenticeship (Science & Engineering) This program supports graduate students in the Colleges of Science and Engineering in carrying out a mentored advanced teaching experience within their department. Teaching activities will be jointly determined by the faculty mentor and the apprentice and could include class observation, literature review, planned micro-teaching, etc. Students who complete this program are also eligible for the Advanced Teaching Scholar certificate.

    —Arts & Letters The Kaneb Center collaborates with some departments within the College of Arts and Letters to offer discipline-specific programming and teaching certificates. Please contact your DGS or the Kaneb Center for more information on these opportunities.

    Summer Graduate Courses on University Teaching and Learning (GRED) These courses are in various fields and available to all graduate students. They are taught by experienced Notre Dame faculty representing a variety of disciplines. Registration information is available at registrar.nd.edu. Please contact your department for Graduate School funding information.

    Program Staff Kristi Rudenga (krudenga@nd.edu), Assistant Director of Graduate Student Programs Amy Buchmann (abuchman@nd.edu), Graduate Associate Kelly Kuznicki (kkuznick@nd.edu), Graduate Associate

    and conversation about teaching and encouraging the adoption of practices that enhance learning.

    353 DeBartolo Hall I (574) 631-9146 I kaneb@nd.edu I kaneb.nd.edu

  • Workshops suitable for the Striving for Excellence and Advanced Teaching Scholar Certificates. Workshops suitable for the Teaching Well Using Technology Certificate. Workshops in the Professional Development Series.

    Seating is limited. Please visit kaneb.nd.edu/events to register and for information regarding locations, speakers, and workshop goals.

    Mon., Sept. 8 9:30-10:45 a.m. Preparing for the Academic Job Market I: Putting Together Application Materials

    Fri., Sept. 12 9:30-10:45 a.m. Alternative Forms of Expression: Cultivating Media-Rich Activities

    Wed., Sept. 17 3:30-4:45 p.m. Gathering Early Semester Student Feedback

    Thu., Sept. 18 3:30-4:45 p.m. Preparing for the Academic Job Market II: The Teaching Philosophy Statement

    Mon., Sept. 22 3:30-4:45 p.m. Preparing for the Academic Job Market III: Faculty Panel to Discuss Working at Different Types of Institutions

    Tue., Sept. 30 9:30-10:45 a.m. Preparing for the Academic Job Market IV: Interviewing, the Job Talk, and the Teaching Pitch

    Thu., Oct. 2 2:00-3:15 p.m. Teaching and Evaluating Oral Communication

    Tue., Oct. 7 12:30-1:45 p.m. Lunch and Learn: Make a digital comic with Pixton

    Wed., Oct. 8 1:00-2:30 p.m. Faculty, Staff, Graduate TA ePortfolio Open House

    Wed., Oct. 15 1:30-2:45 p.m. Helping Students in Distress: Tips for Faculty and TAs

    Tue., Oct. 28 3:30-4:45 p.m. Effective Lecture Strategies (Grad & Postdocs Only)

    Tue., Nov. 4 3:30-4:45 p.m. Mentoring Undergraduate Research in STEM Disciplines

    Mon., Nov. 17 2:00-3:15 p.m. Integrative & Engaged Learning with ePortfolios

    Fall 2014 Workshop Series

    353 DeBartolo Hall I (574) 631-9146 I kaneb@nd.edu I kaneb.nd.edu