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Graduate Professional Development
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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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Upcoming Events

Tuesday Sept. 17
Getting Started with ePortfolios
9 to 10:30 a.m.

Getting Started with ePortfolios Event Details

Tuesday Sept. 17
Technology-Enhanced Learning Collaborative
Noon to 1 p.m.
FAC 328

Technology-Enhanced Learning Collaborative Event Details

Wednesday Sept. 18
10 to 11:30 a.m.
RLP 1.302

Overcome any reservations you may have about professional networking in live situations. Event Details

Friday Sept. 20
Teaching Preparation Series, Grading & feedback: How do I quickly and fairly assess student work?
Noon to 1:15 p.m.
SZB 104

Proponents of the grading philosophy known as minimal marking argue that “the best mark is that which allows students to correct the most on their own with the least help.” In this workshop, we’ll talk about why we assign grades to individual assignments, explore the ideas behind minimal marking, and consider how rubrics can save time and create a fairer and more instructive experience for your students. Event Details

Friday Sept. 27
Experiential Learning: Reflection
11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
SZB 450

How can we illicit deeper responses from our students? Event Details

Friday Sept. 27
Teaching Preparation Series, Inclusive teaching & learning
Noon to 1:15 p.m.
SZB 104

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