Deanne Gute, academic learning center, is the workshop presenter. Topic areas that will be discussed include low-stress "get it started" strategies, tips on matching your strengths to what graduate programs want, ideas for developing and organizing the document and instruction on polishing the writing for maximum impact.
Using professional deveopment and email skills are vital in your career development, whether it be communicating with faculty or applying for internships or employment opportunities. Presented by Deb Young, Languages and Literatures, attendees will learn how to transition and develop these communication skills from your role as a student to a professional. You never get a second chance to make a first impresssion!
TAGS features an overview of the graduate application processes followed by the Graduate Faculty Panel sharing their insights on how to build a strong application. Academic Learning Center staff will present information on the Graduate Record Examination (GRE).
Meet fellow graduate students as well as faculty and staff in the graduate community. This is your chance to network and meet others who have may share similar interests. Take a break, relax and have some refreshments.
NGSO is the first in the "Building Graduate Community" 2016‐17 Professional Development Series sponsored by the Graduate College. The event includes opportunities to learn about resources to support graduate student success. Fifteen offices are scheduled to participate in the Campus Resource Fair from 3 to 3:30 p.m. followed by a welcome by Kavita Dhanwada, Graduate College. There will be presentations by Christina Geweke, Office of Business Operation, on how students can manage their university bill and Leila Rod‐Welch, Rod Library, on using the library like a graduate student.
Travis Ficklin, health, physical education and leisure services, will present "Anatomy of a Home Run: What are the Absolutes of Hitting?"
Suzanne Riehl will present “Routes to Reason: Proportional Reasoning in Middle School Students.”
Proportional reasoning has been called the capstone of elementary school mathematics and the cornerstone of higher mathematics. Riehl will discuss the development of proportional reasoning, the characteristics of proportion problems that affect their difficulty and implications for teaching.
The Tenth Annual Graduate Student Symposium showcases the research and creative works of the graduate student community. The event includes poster presentations, oral presentations and creative performances.
Oksana Matvienko, HPELS, will discuss "Qualitative Analysis of Dietary Behaviors in Picture Book fiction for 4 to 8 Years Olds."
Barbara Cutter, associate dean of the Graduate College, is the workshop presenter.