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GPSPD Events

January 28 - February 26, 2020

Tuesday, January 28

Getting Started Teaching Online

Interested in teaching online, but not sure where to begin? This workshop will help you take your first steps toward teaching an online class. Participants...

Be Well Cooking Demonstration

In partnership with UT Medical's Healthy Kitchen, Be Well is bringing cooking demonstrations to campus! Faculty and staff can attend the demonstrations for...

Adulting 101 How to Navigate Tax Season

Are you ready for tax season? Do you know how to navigate taxes as a student? Join the Center for Student Engagement for Adulting 101 to learn more & have...

What's Your Work About? Designing a Research Poster

Learning how to communicate your research is invaluable in terms of your professional development and can be an important part of your career as a graduate...

Wednesday, January 29

How to Teach Online: Certification Seminar for Graduate Students

Increasingly, higher education institutions are requiring their instructors to be able to effectively teach online. During this seminar, participants will...

Strategic Planning for Your Life: Career Options and Destinations

Have you made it to UT but aren’t sure where you’re going afterwards? Are you wondering how your graduate work and skills fit in various positions across...

The Best Practices in Teaching Program

The Best Practices in Teaching program provides opportunities to discuss teaching-related issues with new and experienced faculty and peers from across the...

Monday, February 3

Excel & R: Best Practices in Data Visualization

Excel lets you visualize data quickly and easily. In this hands on workshop you will learn the grammar of graphics and create a wide range of graphs...

Creating Instruction with Camtasia

Would you like to record your desktop and make amazing videos to deliver instruction? Need an easy way to provide course guidance or feedback on an...

Tuesday, February 4

Spring Job Fair

The Spring Job & Internship Fair offers students, both undergraduate and graduate, and alumni the opportunity to connect with corporate employers, government...

Microsoft Excel: Worksheet Basics

Students will learn the basics of using the Excel interface to accomplish the following tasks: create and edit worksheets, enter data and formulas, format...

Wednesday, February 5

How to Teach Online: Certification Seminar for Graduate Students

Increasingly, higher education institutions are requiring their instructors to be able to effectively teach online. During this seminar, participants will...

The Best Practices in Teaching Program

The Best Practices in Teaching program provides opportunities to discuss teaching-related issues with new and experienced faculty and peers from across the...

Friday, February 7

Python: Introduction

In this hands-on workshop you will learn to use the Python programming language to create list, dictionary, tuples, and strings; how to manage your files and...

Tuesday, February 11

Lunch: Discussion of Challenges & Successes of Active Learning

In collaboration with UT Knoxville’s Department of Chemistry, Teaching & Learning Innovation and the ASCEND Program are hosting a workshop and lunch that...

Microsoft Excel: Forms, Charts, and Macros

The class covers topics in Microsoft Excel beyond the beginning basics. Topics include calculations, functions and macros on a form, creating and customizing...

Adulting 101 Acing the Job Search

Are you prepared to ace the job search? Join the Center for Student Engagement for Adulting 101 to learn more about job search strategies & have your...

What's Your Work About? Research as Storytelling

Learning how to communicate your research is invaluable in terms of your professional development and can be an important part of your career as a graduate...

Wednesday, February 12

Best Practices in Online Teaching and Learning

Over the past twenty years, researchers and practitioners in the field of online education have identified the very best pedagogical strategies for...

Large Classroom Assessments

In this workshop, instructors who teach in the large classroom context will share their knowledge about how to effectively implement traditional and...

Strategic Planning for Your Life: Networking and Mentoring—Find Your Match

One of the keys to professional development is networking, but what does it mean to engage in networking, and how does one go about it? Another key is...

The Best Practices in Teaching Program

The Best Practices in Teaching program provides opportunities to discuss teaching-related issues with new and experienced faculty and peers from across the...

Thursday, February 13

Presentations: Creating Effective Posters that will get Your Topic Noticed

Sometime during the semester, you'll need to create a poster for a class presentation or a conference poster session. In this short workshop, you'll learn...

Monday, February 17

Adobe InDesign: Basics

InDesign can be used to create works such as posters, flyers, brochures, magazines, newspapers, and books. This is an introductory class that will give you a...

Tuesday, February 18

Microsoft Excel: Advanced Features

This workshop should be taken after Excel 2 and covers Pivot Tables & Charts, Advanced Formatting, Advanced Filtering, and Macros from formulas.

Wednesday, February 19

Diversi-Tea: Facilitating Difficult Dialogues

Diversi-Tea is part of an ongoing effort to facilitate communication among faculty, staff and graduate students about issues related to inclusive teaching...

OER: Avoiding Copyright Issues With Open Educational Resources (OER)

This workshop features technologies that can be used to find and create free and copyright-free Open Educational Resources (OER) to use as learning materials...

The Best Practices in Teaching Program

The Best Practices in Teaching program provides opportunities to discuss teaching-related issues with new and experienced faculty and peers from across the...

Thursday, February 20

JMP: Basics

New workshop! Students will learn the basics of using the JMP interface to accomplish the following tasks: manage data effectively; explore data by using the...

Presentations: Best Practices for Presentations

In this workshop, attendees will get tips on the best practices for designing, delivering and assessing presentations. Software covered will include...

Getting Started Teaching Online

Interested in teaching online, but not sure where to begin? This workshop will help you take your first steps toward teaching an online class. Participants...

Friday, February 21

Monday, February 24

PowerPoint: Getting Started

Get started right with PowerPoint! Take a walk through the basics of creating a great PowerPoint. Learn some of the best practices, how to tweak a template,...

Tuesday, February 25

What's Your Work About? Feedback Session

Learning how to communicate your research is invaluable in terms of your professional development and can be an important part of your career as a graduate...

Wednesday, February 26

How to Teach Online: Certification Seminar for Graduate Students

Increasingly, higher education institutions are requiring their instructors to be able to effectively teach online. During this seminar, participants will...

Strategic Planning for Your Life: Negotiating the Job

Once a person has become a candidate for a position, there are negotiations that individuals should understand how to navigate. Salary is one such factor,...

The Best Practices in Teaching Program

The Best Practices in Teaching program provides opportunities to discuss teaching-related issues with new and experienced faculty and peers from across the...

January 28 - February 26, 2020