CIRTL Cofee Hour Series Fall 2012- Spring 2013

Coffee Hour discussions are facilitated by a panel of STEM faculty and staff. Graduate students, post docs, faculty and staff are welcome to attend. 


Building an Academic Career

All sessions from 1-2 pm ET unless otherwise noted.

SEPTEMBER 27, 2012
Teaching at a primarily undergraduate institution
Time change for this session: 2-3 ET

OCTOBER 25, 2012
The academic job interview: What to expect, how to prepare

NOVEMBER 29, 2012
University politics: Navigating the rules and expectations

JANUARY 24, 2013
Tenure and promotion: What you should know, what you should ask

FEBRUARY 28, 2013
Developing a work-life balance for sustaining a productive career and your sanity

MARCH 28, 2013
Teaching at a primarily minority institution

APRIL 25, 2013
Alternative academic careers 


Teaching and Learning in the STEM Classroom

All sessions from 2-3 pm ET unless otherwise noted.

JANUARY 16, 2013
Electronic distractions in the classroom: Managing and utilizing the instant connections to the world

FEBRUARY 20, 2013
Teaching in diverse classrooms

MARCH 20, 2013
Teaching and using writing skills in the STEM classroom

APRIL 17, 2013
Effective student assessment for large classes