Events

Writing Center Workshop

The Basics of APA Documentation (sec 1)

Disciplinary expertise and interdisciplinary connections

February 25th, 3:30pm–5:00pm

6172 Helen C. White Hall

Do you have to document sources in your paper following APA style, a documentation system commonly used in psychology, nursing, education, and other social sciences? Come to this workshop to learn and practice the basics of citing sources within you paper, compiling a reference list, and using headings—all according to the latest APA guidelines. Sign up online.

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Software Training for Students (STS)

Communication

February 25th, 6:00pm–8:00pm

B1144A DeLuca Biochemistry Building

Software Training for Students (STS) offers free technology classes for students. If you are a student and would like to attend this class, please enroll via the STS website (wisc.edu/sts).

Python programming for the absolute beginner

Managing projects and people

February 26th, 10:00am–12:00pm

105 Steenbock Library

This workshop is for the absolute beginner wanting to slowly walk through the process of getting started with Python, a programming language commonly used for data analysis. We'll work through installation and setup of some helpful software and introduce some basic concepts and terminology used in Python. Finally, we'll work together to create a simple but useful program to automate a basic computer task. Personal laptops required.. Please register at: https://go.wisc.edu/0ps5c1

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Software Training for Students (STS)

Personal effectiveness

February 26th, 6:00pm–8:00pm

B1144A DeLuca Biochemistry Building

Software Training for Students (STS) offers free technology classes for students. If you are a student and would like to attend this class, please enroll via the STS website (wisc.edu/sts).

Getting Hired at a Community College: Tips and Strategies from Faculty on Hiring Panels

Career development

February 27th, 12:00pm–1:30pm

Online CIRTL Blackboard

Learn hiring tips from faculty that serve on or work closely with hiring committees at community colleges. How might the interview differ from that of a 4-year teaching or research university? What factors should you consider in preparing your application materials and teaching demonstration? What are some common do’s and don’ts of seeking a job at a community college? Join us to learn the answer to these questions and more.

Getting Hired at a Community College: Tips and Strategies from Faculty on Hiring Panels

Inclusion and diversity

February 27th, 12:00pm–1:30pm

Online

Learn hiring tips from faculty that serve on or work closely with hiring committees at community colleges. How might the interview differ from that of a 4-year teaching or research university? What factors should you consider in preparing your application materials and teaching demonstration? What are some common do's and don'ts of seeking a job at a community college? Visit www.cirtl.net/events/788 to register and attend (account required).

Design Principles for Presentations

Communication

February 27th, 12:00pm–1:30pm

Wisconsin Idea Room, Education Building

As students we have all suffered through bad PowerPoint presentations. In this workshop, we will look at the DesignLab's "CAT" of designing presentations, that is the Conceptual, Aesthetic, and Technical aspects of your research/scholarly project. We will discuss how to structure your presentation for your audience, explore common mistakes, and provide you with tools to communicate your desired message clearly and effectively. Lunch will be provided, with vegetarian and gluten-free options.

Developing Equity-Minded Mentors among Faculty and Researchers

Interpersonal effectiveness

February 27th, 1:00pm–2:45pm

Online CIRTL Blackboard

In this session, participants will explore and discuss what mentoring is as well as review and apply several tools that enable an individual to employ an equity-minded approach to the mentoring enterprise.

Developing Equity-Minded Mentors among Faculty and Researchers

Inclusion and diversity

February 27th, 1:00pm–2:45pm

Online

Findings from a recent study indicate that graduate students in the natural sciences benefit significantly from the mentoring activities of more senior students and postdoctoral fellows (Feldon et al, 2019). In this session, participants will explore and discuss what mentoring is as well as review and apply several tools that enable an individual to employ an equity-minded approach to the mentoring enterprise. Visit www.cirtl.net/events/748 to register and attend (account required).

Active Teaching Lab - Peer Review with Canvas

Peer review allows students to fine-tune their work and expand their understanding by viewing others’ work, elevating the quality of final submissions and reducing instructors’ grading load.

Managing projects and people

February 27th, 1:00pm–2:00pm

120 Middleton Building

Infused with learning science research, and connecting to the Wisconsin Experience, Active Teaching Labs provide a space to learn more about teaching tools and techniques, and to hear how UW-Madison instructors motivate, engage, and more effectively teach the students we encounter. Labs are open to all and held twice a week during the semester. Register at go.wisc.edu/activeteach