DIIA Fall Faculty Instructional Sevelopment Sessions

The Division of Instructional Innovation and Assessment (DIIA) presents “Learning Styles and Implications for Teaching.” DIIA experts will focus on identifying learning styles and understanding how they influence teaching and learning. Faculty will complete the Kolb Learning Styles Inventory and discuss how their own learning style might influence their teaching. Faculty will work in teams to design a class session based on Kolb’s Experiential Learning Cycle, discussing how to use the tool in their own discipline.
Time: Tuesday, 1-3 p.m.
Location: Main Building (MAI), Room 26
Admission: Free
https://www.utexas.edu/academic/diia/dms/courseReg/?cn=69

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Undergraduate Research Information Sessions

Science Undergraduate Information Sessions offered twice weekly
Sign up to attend a science undergraduate research information session. We’ll discuss steps to take to get involved in research, how to contact faculty, the qualities and skills faculty are looking for in undergraduate researchers and course credit for undergraduate research.
Time: Recurs weekly on Tuesdays through Dec. 15, noon-1 p.m.
Location: Will C. Hogg Building (WCH), Room 1.110
Admission: Free
http://www.utexas.edu/ugs/ugr/students/sessions

General Undergraduate Research Information Sessions offered twice weekly
Sign up to attend an undergraduate research information session. We’ll discuss the necessary steps to get involved in research, how to contact faculty, the qualities and skills faculty are looking for in undergraduate researchers and course credit for undergraduate research.
Time: Recurs weekly on Tuesdays through Dec. 15, 1-2 p.m.
Location: Flawn Academic Center (FAC), Room 22
Admission: Free
http://www.utexas.edu/ugs/ugr/students/sessions

UTeach Outreach Science Teaching Hosts Information Session
UTeach Outreach allows students to volunteer by teaching science lessons at low-income Austin elementary schools. Students can receive two (CH207K) or three (CH371K) hours of chemistry or elective credit depending on the major and prerequisites. Learn more about the program at its final information session.
Time: Tuesday, 1-2 p.m.
Location: Painter Hall (PAI), Room 4.18
Admission: Free
https://uteach.utexas.edu/go/uteachweb/Outreach-Initiatives

Graduate Program Coordinator II Position

The LBJ School of Public Affairs is hiring an Admissions Coordinator and we invite UT staff with graduate level admissions experience to apply for the position.

This position was recently reclassified as a Graduate Program Coordinator II position (it was previously advertised at the Administrative Associate level).  The new hire will work in the LBJ School’s Office of Student and Alumni Programs (OSAP) with two GPC’s (myself and Steve Alvarez), LBJ Alumni Affairs Coordinator, LBJ Career Services Coordinator and LBJ’s OSAP Director, Megan Murphy. The LBJ School offers two Masters programs (including several dual degree options) and a PhD program; we enroll roughly 350 students in our programs each academic year.

The position is posted at: http://utdirect.utexas.edu/pnjobs/pnjobsvw.WBX?job_nbr=09-08-03-01-9093
Admissions Coordinator (Graduate Program Coordinator II)
job number  09-08-03-01-9093

Go Beyond the Basics with DIIA’s Classroom Clicker Systems

The Division of Instructional Innovation and Assessment (DIIA) presents informative sessions for faculty throughout the year at no charge. Join us for “Classroom Clicker Systems: Beyond the Basics.” This workshop will teach instructors to move beyond the basics of the clicker system to engage their students.
Time: Friday, August 7, noon-1 p.m.
Location: GSB, Room 2.130
Admission: Free
http://www.utexas.edu/academic/cit/services/training/workshops

Undergraduate Research Information Session

We’ll discuss the necessary steps to get involved in research, how to contact faculty, the qualities and skills faculty are looking for in undergraduate researchers and course credit for undergraduate research.
Time: Recurs weekly on Thursdays through Aug. 8, 2-3 p.m.
Location: FAC, Room 4
Admission: Free
URL: http://www.utexas.edu/ugs/ugr/students/sessions