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.

Introduction to Canvas Basics (for TAs) – September 12


Event Date & Time

  • September 12, 2017
    12:00 pm - 2:00 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) – September 14


Event Date & Time

  • September 14, 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…)

Mentoring (for Senior TAs)


Event Date & Time

  • September 19, 2017
    9:30 am - 3:30 pm

Event Description

This workshop is meant for senior TAs who will be serving, formally or informally, as mentors for other TAs in their department. During the workshop, you will focus on developing specific mentoring skills. The early part of the day will focus on setting up the mentoring relationship, and the latter part of the day will (more…)

Introduction to Canvas Basics (for TAs) – September 20


Event Date & Time

  • September 20, 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…)

Introduction to Canvas Basics (for TAs) – September 21


Event Date & Time

  • September 21, 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…)

Graduate Instructional Skills Workshop – September 23, 24, 30 2017


Event Date & Time

  • September 23, 2017
    8:15 am - 5:00 pm
  • September 24, 2017
    8:15 am - 5:00 pm
  • September 30, 2017
    8:15 am - 5:00 pm

Event Description

Registration for the WAITLIST of this ISW opens on Monday July 31st at 9am PST and closes on Friday August 4th 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…)

Graduate Instructional Skills Workshop – October 7, 8, 14 2017


Event Date & Time

  • October 7, 2017
    8:15 am - 5:00 pm
  • October 8, 2017
    8:15 am - 5:00 pm
  • October 14, 2017
    8:30 am - 5:00 pm

Event Description

Registration for the WAITLIST of this ISW opens on Monday August 14th at 9am PST and closes on Friday August 18th 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 – October 15, 19, 21 2017


Event Date & Time

  • October 15, 2017
    8:15 am - 5:00 pm
  • October 19, 2017
    8:15 am - 5:00 pm
  • October 21, 2017
    8:15 am - 5:00 pm

Event Description

Registration for the WAITLIST of this ISW opens on Monday August 28th at 9am PST and closes on Friday September 1st 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…)

Graduate Instructional Skills Workshop – October 22, 28, 29 2017


Event Date & Time

  • October 22, 2017
    8:15 am - 5:00 pm
  • October 28, 2017
    8:15 am - 5:00 pm
  • October 29, 2017
    8:15 am - 5:00 pm

Event Description

Registration for the WAITLIST of this ISW opens on Monday September 11th at 9am PST and closes on Friday September 15th 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…)

Graduate Instructional Skills Workshop – November 20, 21, 23 2017


Event Date & Time

  • November 20, 2017
    8:15 am - 5:00 pm
  • November 21, 2017
    8:15 am - 5:00 pm
  • November 23, 2017
    8:15 am - 5:00 pm

Event Description

Registration for the WAITLIST of this ISW opens on Monday September 25th at 9am PST and closes on Friday September 29th 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…)