Professional Development

10 Things to Do on the First Day of Class

Beginnings are important. Whether you’re teaching a large introductory course for freshmen or an advanced course in your major field, it makes  good sense to start the semester off well.

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Teaching

Writing Fellowship Applications

At the dissertation stage of your graduate program, a fellowship can be a critical resource, especially if your research requires money for travel, equipment, supplies, and time to collect data and write.

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Writing
Navigating Graduate School

Leading Discussions

Classroom discussions can lead to important student learning. To most effectively use discussion as a teaching and learning tool in your course, consider these suggestions.

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Teaching
Professional Development

Teaching Documentation Program

February 2007

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Teaching

Fellowship Application Workshop

During the annual UNL Research Fair, the Graduate Studies Office will sponsor a workshop for graduate students on preparing NSF graduate research fellowship applications.

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Thirty-Eight Strategies for Completing your Dissertation

  1. Select a topic early in your doctoral program. 
  2. Ensure your topic is doable in one year. 
  3. Develop a clear statement of your research problem and solidify the scope of your project. 
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Professional Development
Writing
Dissertation
Navigating Graduate School
Project Management

The Portable Dissertation Advisor

Corwin Press, 2004
Miles Bryant

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Writing
Dissertation

Ten Simple Rules for Making Good Oral Presentations

Clear and logical delivery of your ideas and scientific results is an important component of a successful scientific career.

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Professional Development
Transferable Skills

The Academic Job Interview: Questions to Help you Prepare

It's that time of year again! Many of you are planning for an academic job search, writing cover letters, updating your CV, and preparing for the campus interview.

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Career Development
Job Search

Socratic Questioning

Socrates taught by asking questions, drawing out answers from his pupils to challenge the completeness and accuracy of their thinking. Here are the six types of questions Socrates posed:

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Teaching

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