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Spring 2020 Professional Development Workshops
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The University of Texas at Austin enrolls nearly 8,200 graduate and 2,000 professional students, and awards about 900 doctoral and 3,000 master’s degrees each year. Apply today, and in a few short years, one of them could be yours.

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Key Dates

The Graduate School provides key dates for registration and graduation to help graduate students stay on track. Defer to the Academic Calendar and Course Schedule produced by the Office of the Registrar for official registration and payment deadline information.

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From funding tuition to paying for other costs of attendance, graduate students at The University of Texas at Austin benefit from the support of the university.

Upcoming Events

Tuesday Jan. 28
Teaching Preparation Series, Understanding your role: How do I work effectively with students & faculty?
5 to 6:15 p.m.
SZB 450

As a graduate student, you assume many roles: teacher, instructor, as well as student. In this workshop, you will learn about and apply theories of self-directed learning to students and oneself’s achievement, as well as gain strategies about setting expectations and working effectively with students and faculty. Event Details

Friday Jan. 31
Canvas Office Hours
11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Drop-in Canvas support Event Details

Friday Jan. 31
Teaching Preparation Series, Inclusive Teaching & Learning
Noon to 1:15 p.m.
FAC 328

This session will explore Universal Design for Learning (UDL), a framework based on research from the fields of educational development and neuroscience. UDL promotes inclusion and equity in higher education contexts by identifying and reducing barriers that some students face, in ways that promote the retention and success of all students. Join an interactive, facilitated discussion on opportunities for the implementation of the UDL principles in your courses. Event Details

Tuesday Feb. 4
Technology-Enhanced Learning Collaborative
Noon to 1 p.m.
FAC 328

Technology-Enhanced Learning Collaborative Event Details

Tuesday Feb. 4
Teaching Preparation Series: Navigating Boundaries & Relationships
5 to 6:15 p.m.
SZB 450

Telling someone “no” is challenging already. So how do you say “no” to your supervisor or professor while maintaining a positive relationship? In this presentation we will come up with different techniques and suggestions on how to improve your negotiation and communication skills. Event Details

Wednesday Feb. 5
Creating Wicked Students Book Club
8:30 to 9:30 a.m.
SZB 450

This book club is designed to encourage instructors to discuss how they can develop wicked courses. Event Details