These dynamic seminars are offered throughout the year and provide both new and experienced graduate students with valuable insights into the world of academia.
Using Social Media Effectively in the University Classroom
Thursday, June 26, 2014 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
The D.B. Weldon Library Room 258
Many students now use social media sites for communicating, socializing, and sharing ideas. Join Dr. Beth Hundey to explore ways to capitalize on this 'distraction' by using social media to enhance learning and assessment in University teaching. Participants will be actively engaging with social media tools throughout this session and are encouraged to bring a laptop, tablet, or smart phone along with them to the workshop.
Teaching Statistics: Presentations by Grad Students in 9045L (2 FPS credits)
Thursday, June 26, 2014 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Western Science Centre, Room 240
Students in the graduate-level Teaching Statistics course (9045L)present their teaching strategies (course design) for statistics-based courses in their own disciplines, as well as propose research plans for addressing novel problems. Join this two-hour presentation to learn more about how to effectively communicate statistical concepts, address common undergraduate misconceptions, and integrate new software and technology. This session is for graduate students from all disciplines. Note: You will receive two Future Professor credits if you stay for the full session (3 hours).