Professional Development for Grad Students

A collection of professional development opportunities and events for Graduate Students, including the Instructional Skills Workshop, the Graduate Certificate Program, Mentoring and Facilitation Workshops, as well as the Graduate Institute which takes place annually during February.

Graduate Instructional Skills Workshop – July 17, 18, 20 2017


Event Date & Time

  • July 20, 2017
    8:15 am - 5:00 pm

Event Description

Registration for the WAITLIST of this ISW opens on Monday May 29th at 9am PST and closes on Friday June 3rd at 4:30pm. Click “Register Now” to register for the WAITLIST only. If you are chosen to participate, you will be contacted directly by our office within 10 business days. *** Please note that the dates of this event (more…)

Graduate Instructional Skills Workshop – July 22, 23, 29 2017


Event Date & Time

  • July 22, 2017
    8:15 am - 5:00 pm
  • July 23, 2017
    8:15 am - 5:00 pm
  • July 29, 2017
    8:15 am - 5:00 pm

Event Description

Registration for the WAITLIST of this ISW opens on Monday June 5th at 9am PST and closes on Friday June 9th at 4:30pm. Click “Register Now” to register for the WAITLIST only. If you are chosen to participate, you will be contacted directly by our office within 10 business days. *** Please note that the dates of (more…)

Graduate Instructional Skills Workshop – July 31, August 2, 4 2017


Event Date & Time

  • July 31, 2017
    8:15 am - 5:00 pm
  • August 2, 2017
    8:15 am - 5:00 pm
  • August 4, 2017
    8:15 am - 5:00 pm

Event Description

Registration for the WAITLIST of this ISW opens on Monday June 5th at 9am PST and closes on Friday June 9th at 4:30pm. Click “Register Now” to register for the WAITLIST only. If you are chosen to participate, you will be contacted directly by our office within 10 business days. *** Please note that the dates of (more…)

Graduate Instructional Skills Workshop – August 5, 6, 12 2017


Event Date & Time

  • August 5, 2017
    8:15 am - 5:00 pm
  • August 6, 2017
    8:15 am - 5:00 pm
  • August 12, 2017
    8:15 am - 5:00 pm

Event Description

Registration for the WAITLIST of this ISW opens on Monday June 26th at 9am PST and closes on Friday June 30th at 4:30pm. Click “Register Now” to register for the WAITLIST only. If you are chosen to participate, you will be contacted directly by our office within 10 business days. *** Please note that the dates of (more…)

Graduate Instructional Skills Workshop – August 19, 26, 27 2017


Event Date & Time

  • August 19, 2017
    8:15 am - 5:00 pm
  • August 26, 2017
    8:15 am - 5:00 pm
  • August 27, 2017
    8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Event Description

Registration for the WAITLIST of this ISW opens on Monday July 3rd at 9am PST and closes on Friday July 7th at 4:30pm. Click “Register Now” to register for the WAITLIST only. If you are chosen to participate, you will be contacted directly by our office within 10 business days. *** Please note that the dates of this (more…)

Workshop Facilitation Workshop (for TA Coordinators & Senior TAs)


Event Date & Time

  • August 21, 2017
    9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Event Description

This Facilitation Basics workshop is meant for TA Training Coordinators or senior TAs who will be delivering facilitated sessions focused on teaching enhancement for TAs. The workshop is also open to all graduate students who are interested in getting involved in TA Training in their departments. During this workshop, you will focus on developing key (more…)

Introduction to Canvas Basics (for TAs) – August 28


Event Date & Time

  • August 28, 2017
    1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Event Description

Welcome to Canvas! This introductory session to Canvas is designed to acquaint all new users with the Canvas Learning Management System. Topics in this session will include general navigation of the Canvas system, notifications and communication, discussion boards, using the SpeedGrader, uploading and editing course content, and assignments (including quizzes, discussions, papers). Note: You will need (more…)

Introduction to Canvas Basics (for TAs) – August 29


Event Date & Time

  • August 29, 2017
    1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Event Description

Welcome to Canvas! This introductory session to Canvas is designed to acquaint all new users with the Canvas Learning Management System. Topics in this session will include general navigation of the Canvas system, notifications and communication, discussion boards, using the SpeedGrader, uploading and editing course content, and assignments (including quizzes, discussions, papers). Note: You will need (more…)

TA-Instructor Working Relationship (For TAs)


Event Date & Time

  • August 31, 2017
    10:00 am - 12:30 pm

Event Description

As a Teaching Assistant, you will be working closely in different roles with an experienced instructor to teach. When this relationship goes well, it can be rewarding, educational, and fun. When it does not, it can be frustrating and overwhelming. In this session we will explore the various needs and expectations (including the TA contract) (more…)

Introduction to Canvas Basics (for TAs) – September 7


Event Date & Time

  • September 7, 2017
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Event Description

Welcome to Canvas! This introductory session to Canvas is designed to acquaint all new users with the Canvas Learning Management System. Topics in this session will include general navigation of the Canvas system, notifications and communication, discussion boards, using the SpeedGrader, uploading and editing course content, and assignments (including quizzes, discussions, papers). Note: You will need (more…)