Get Ideas on Teaching Online at the Online Course Showcase
If you’re interested in teaching online, but you’re not sure where to start, or if you’ve already taught online but want some new ideas or strategies, head over to the Student Union Ballroom on October 28, 2019. The Online Course Showcase, hosted by Teaching and Learning Innovation’s Online Programs and the Office of Information Technology, will be providing opportunity for faculty who have designed and taught online classes to share their insight. Stop by between 10am and 4pm as your schedule allows!
Communications and Information Job and Internship Fair
The Communication and Information (CCI) Job and Internship Fair typically brings in over 50+ corporate employers and non-profit organizations who are seeking students/alumni for full-time entry-level positions and/or internships. This event takes place on Wednesday, October 9, from 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. in the Student Union Ballroom, room 272. The CCI Job and Internship Fair is for ALL majors and degree levels.
IRB 101 Session on October 2
IRB 101 is an overview of IRB requirements and procedures, and is open to anyone who wishes to learn how to receive human subjects approval for research at the University of Tennessee. If you are doing research, you should probably know what an IRB is, and why it matters to you, so consider attending. For more details about the sessions, visit the Office of Research and Engagement. The next session for fall 2019 is on Wednesday, October 2 from 2:00pm to 4:00pm, and you can register for this and other sessions.
Deadline for GTA@OIT Grant on October 2
The deadline is approaching for the GTA@OIT grant. Applications should be in by October 2, 2019. The GTA@OIT program is available to any GTA, with sole responsibility for teaching a course, who is interested in expanding their teaching practice by redesigning a course or course component for Web-based delivery with Online@UT (Canvas).
IT Community of Practice Presentation on Wednesday, September 25
The IT Community of Practice (ITCoP) will be focusing on “Engaging Students Inside the Class: High-Tech, Low-Tech, and No-Tech Approaches” during the 9/25 Brown Bag Lunch presentation. The session will take place in the Practice Presentation Room in Hodges Library (Room 220E) on September 25 from 12:20-1:10 p.m.
Workshop on Creating Professional Online Profile Website
Looking for help in creating a professional online profile website? The folks from Wix will be at the Student Union (room 169) on 9/17 from 5:30pm to 7:00pm. They’ll cover how to plan a website, how to use the Wix platform, and explore professional design features. Bring your laptop to discover the basics in creating a Wix website as well as features to take your portfolio to the next level. Be sure to RSVP to get a spot and a free Wix premium plan!
Career Conversations Series Discusses Social Service and Non-Profit
Find Your Professional Development Path with GPSPD
The UT community recognizes the value of professional development for our graduate and professional student. To that end, a number of partners across campus have joined the Graduate School to explore ways to empower our graduate Volunteers. The GPSPD (Graduate and Professional Student Professional Development), through a framework of professional socialization and professionalism, networking and relationship building, communication and presentation skills, career development, and well-being and personal development, seek to provide opportunities for our students to forge their own paths to their future. Find out more about the GPSPD or visit the GPSPD calendar page for more details.
Thesis/Dissertation Semester “Jump Start” Workshop
The Writing Center is offering a workshop for graduate students who are in the process of writing their thesis or dissertation, to help them get their work off to a productive start this summer. The workshop will provide time for planning and drafting and will offer short presentations about writing, researching, de-stressing, formatting–and more. The workshop will take place on Tuesday, May 28, 2019 from 9:00 a.m.–2:00 p.m. in The Writing Center, located in HSS 212. If you’re interested, please submit a request to participate in the workshop by completing the request form by May 15.
ORE and Tickle College Host a Workshop on Responsible Conduct of Research
The Office of Research and Engagement and the Tickle College of Engineering have partnered to host a Responsible Conduct of Research (RCR) awareness workshop on May 14, 2019, in the Toyota Auditorium at the Howard H. Baker Jr Center for Public Policy. Lunch will be provided, but ORE asks that you register by May 9, 2019 for the workshop. Please contact Sarah Pruett (865-974-9918, email@example.com) with any questions.