This area includes news items and events for post doctoral students and graduate students who hope to continue on to an academic career in higher education. The emphasis here is on preparing to becoming faculty person competent in evidence-based instruction.
News: Grad Stu and PostDocs
Dr. Mark Urban-Lurain, Associate Director of CEER, conducted a seminar for graduate students in the College of Engineering to introduce Engineering Education opportunities for graduate students and general resources for Preparing Future Faculty that are available to graduate students at MSU.
His PowerPoint slides with additional information are attached.
Funded fellowships are available under a recent grant to MSU from The Council of Graduate Schools, the Teagle Foundation, and the Sloan Foundation. The funded project is called Preparing Future Faculty to Assess Student Learning and goes internally by the short form: PFF-ASL. PPF-ASL Fellow applications (both for Post Docs and for Grad Students) are described in detail at http://grad.msu.edu/pff/pff_asl_fellows.aspx.
Deadline for application is MONDAY, MARCH 18.
MSU under the leadership of Karen Klomparens, Dean of the MSU Graduate School, and Doug Estry, Associate Provost, has won an award from The Council of Graduate Schools, the Teagle Foundation, and the Sloan Foundation to support the mentoring and training of graduate students and post doctoral students who want to pursue a career in higher education. The funded project is called Preparing Future Faculty to Assess Student Learning and goes internally by the short form: PFF-ASL.
Complete details are on the MSU Graduate School website at: http://grad.msu.edu/pff/Default.aspx.
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