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SUMMER 2015 – WEEK 7

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Graduate SLP Fellows Recruiting Fall 2015

The Science Literacy Program seeks talented, motivated, and hard-working Graduate SLP Fellows to help co-teach general education courses for Fall 2015. Graduate students will be paired with a faculty mentor from the participating departments (Biology, Chemistry, Geological Sciences, Human Physiology or Physics) and will half of their FTE paid by the Science Literacy Program. The other half of the FTE MUST be from a research appointment or GTF in the SAME course.

We are very interested in enhancing the creativity, diversity, and talent of the next generation of science educators, and students from diverse backgrounds are especially encouraged to apply. The program offers outstanding opportunities to assist with course development, lecture/activity/assessment preparation and presentation, and in-class demonstrations.

To apply complete the online application, and request a letter of recommendation, approval from your research advisor, and approval from your department head.

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TEP Sponsored University Teaching Certificate for Graduate Students

In fall 2015 TEP will pilot a University Teaching Certificate Program (UTC) that offers UO graduate students structured and rigorous pathways—at both “core” and “advanced” levels—to develop as college teachers. The certificate program enhances TEP’s teaching development opportunities for GTFs; moreover, it seeks to endorse and help frame excellent teaching development activities already offered by academic departments and other campus units, such as the Graduate SchoolScience Literacy Program, and Center on Diversity and Community.

For more information about certificate requirements and to enroll in the program visit the TEP website. For questions please contact tep@uoregon.edu

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Upcoming UO and Local Events:

ASM Science Teaching Fellows
Application deadlineNovember 2, 2015

The ASM Science Teaching Fellows Program is a 5-month development opportunity to help prepare doctoral-trained individuals for science teaching positions at a variety of non-doctoral institutions. Fellows in the program take part in a highly focused training experience that combines in-depth webinars, pre- and post-webinar assignments, structured mentoring, and a community of practice.

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TEP Fall Workshops
TEP will offer a variety of fall workshops before the start of fall termincluding Teaching as a Sole Instructor, Leading a Discussion Session. More information and registration information on their website.

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