Making the Most of Professional Development Opportunities for Graduate Students
Aug 27, 2013
from 12:30 pm to 01:30 pm
|Contact Name||Jackie Fryer|
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Description. No matter where you are in your graduate program, thinking ahead to make the most of professional development opportunities can make a real difference in your success and satisfaction during and after graduate school. In this session, participants will learn more about making a PLAN for professional development during their graduate school experience, as well as opportunities that currently exist.
Take time NOW to be successful in your program LATER!
After attending the session, participants will be able to:
· Explain the importance and process of developing a professional development PLAN
· Identify skills to improve through professional development
· Select professional development opportunities to improve their skills
· Prepare an initial PLAN for professional development
Presenter. Michelle Rodems, Ph.D., is program manager for the School of Interdisciplinary and Graduate Studies (SIGS) and the Delphi Center for Teaching and Learning. Michelle acts as a liaison between the graduate student professional development efforts of SIGS and the faculty professional development efforts of the Delphi Center. Michelle's research and professional interests include teaching and learning in higher education, educational technology and social media, graduate student professional development, and collaboration between faculty, student affairs, and academic affairs.