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Library, Grad Studies to host professional development workshops for grad students

Posted by tmayer on Dec 4th, 2013 and filed under Briefs. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0. You can leave a response or trackback to this entry

Join the James A. Gibson Library, members of the Learning Commons and the Faculty of Graduate Studies on Dec. 10 for a day of workshops and presentations designed to highlight the most forward-thinking research tools, teaching and career planning for graduate students.

Morning sessions, led by the library, include:

• I heart my librarian: A fast and furious review of liaison services
• Who’s reading my book: Using library tools to track reviews and citations, even set up an alert when someone reviews your book
• Visualize your data: Hands-on GIS mapping

Find detailed descriptions and the full range of library sessions online

Sign up for the library sessions online

For more details about Library programming, contact Denise Smith at x3809.

That afternoon, take part in the Graduate Student Skills Mash-up, co-ordinated by the Academic + Professional Development Partners (formerly Grad Plus).

The mash-up is designed to offer hands-on professional skill sharpening and retooling.

Sessions include:

• Resume Clinic: A highly valuable one-on-one feedback session with Career Services staff. A hard copy of your resume/CV is required. Space is limited.
• Build your Teaching Dossier for your Job Search (60 minutes): Presented by the Centre for Pedagogical Innovation
• Persuasive writing for research proposals (60 minutes): Presented by A-Z Learning Services
• The Longer Hour - Time Management Skills (30 minutes): presented by A-Z Learning Services

All sessions will be held in the Learning Commons e-classroom, from 1 to 3 p.m.

More information is available online

Drop in to the e-classroom from noon to 1 p.m. for refreshments and to fill out a grad student survey to be eligible to win an iPad mini.

For details on the skills mash-up, contact Karin Perry at x6129

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