Things You Already Know (But it Can’t Hurt to Review)

A lot vs. Alot
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Professional Development
Writing

Muddiest Point

The Muddiest Point efficiently provides instructors with timely student feedback. While students may shy from raising their hands and to ask questions, they tend to see the Muddiest Point as unobtrusive.

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Professional Development
Teaching

Taking the "Resent" Out of the Presentation

Graduate students need to be able to present their material at times or give talks as needed.

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Navigating Graduate School
Professional Development

An Introduction to the Learner-Centered Syllabus

How can a course syllabus help students learn, facilitate the development of higher-level thinking abilities, and prepare them for continued studies in the field?

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Teaching
Grading

Why Are You Here?

You may have heard this more than once as you prepared for graduate school: "It’s a job!" But it’s not that simple. Graduate school is more than a job. In graduate school you learn to be a professional in your field.

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Navigating Graduate School
Grad Life
Career Development
Individual Development Plan (IDP)

Choosing a Research Topic

The first step to completing a research paper is finding the right topic. But sometimes that can also be the most difficult step. We gathered a few hints to help you in finding and developing a good research topic.

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Writing

Five Reasons to Attend the Campuswide Workshop for Graduate Teaching Assistants

Every August, Graduate Teaching Assistants from across the University of Nebraska–Lincoln attend a day long workshop on teaching. Here are a few reasons you should consider attending this year:

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Navigating Graduate School
Teaching
Events

Planning a Program of Studies

As you move through your program towards commencement, there are many aids to help you manage and track your progress.

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Navigating Graduate School

Titles in Academia

 A TA or Teaching Assistant is a graduate student who leads a recitation, or who teaches a course or lab.

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Navigating Graduate School

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