Teaching Support Centre
Future Professor Workshop Series - June 2013
The D.B. Weldon Library, Room 258

These dynamic seminars are offered throughout the year and provide both new and experienced graduate students with valuable insights into the world of academia.

Sessions
Future Professor Workshop Series: Academic Job Interviews
Thursday, June 20, 2013    1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
The D.B. Weldon Library, Room 258

Ever wondered what university job interviews are like? Join this discussion with Dr. Peter Ferguson from the Department of Political Science who will explore the ins and outs of the academic interview process.

Future Professor Workshop Series: Building Your Portfolio for a Career in Academia
Thursday, June 20, 2013    2:45 pm - 4:00 pm
The D.B. Weldon Library, Room 258

What are hiring committees looking for in a well rounded scholar? Join us to explore what you can do during graduate school to build your portfolio, get mentored and complement your research experience in the discipline with a variety of professional development opportunities that will help you gain a competitive edge on the academic job market after graduation.

Future Professor Workshop Series: Blogging as a Teaching Tool
Thursday, June 27, 2013    1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
The D.B. Weldon Library, Room 258

Join this panel discussion with faculty members from FIMS, English, and Philosophy who will share their experiences using blogs, and discuss the benefits and challenges of incorporating blogging into their undergraduate courses.

Future Professor Workshop Series: "Netiquette" Communicating with your Students
Thursday, June 27, 2013    2:45 pm - 4:00 pm
The D.B. Weldon Library, Room 258

During this workshop, participants will learn strategies that they can use to help undergrads communicate professionally, and discuss how to set appropriate online boundaries with students. Together, we will explore several case studies, including responding to challenging e-mails, and interacting with students on social media.

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Teaching Support Centre
Room 122, The D.B. Weldon Library
The University of Western Ontario
London, Ontario N6A 3K7
tsc@uwo.ca