• Career Services | Graduate Student Resource Center

Networking Naturally for Quality and Impact | Workshop by CA State Auditor

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Thu, Feb 25 2021, 1:00 PM - 02:00 PM

Networking effectively requires skill and strategy. Learn insider tips and tactics from a Certified Recruiting Professional about building and maintaining your network. In this presentation on Thursday, February 25, Shana Love, MPA, MPP, CRP provides guidance on how to approach networking strategically from preparation, to organization, and prioritization. You will also learn how to effectively frame and develop your personal-professional narrative, build rapport, follow up, and develop lasting professional relationships that can be leveraged over a lifetime.

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  • instructional development

Pillars of Teaching Workshop: Effective Questioning and Classroom Assessment Techniques

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Thu, Feb 25 2021, 12:00 PM - 01:00 PM

The “Pillars of Teaching Assistantship” workshop series and certificate is designed to provide TAs with a comprehensive, research-based foundation for teaching in the role of TA. TAs will earn a Pillars certificate after completing all six workshops and their brief pre- and post- workshop activities. In this workshop on February 25, you will explore several classroom-based assessment and questioning techniques that are based on the principles of giving effective feedback. Read on to learn more!

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  • Career Services | Graduate Student Resource Center

Maximizing LinkedIn for Your Job Search

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Thu, Feb 25 2021, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

If you are considering entering the job market any time soon, a complete and compelling LinkedIn profile is a must-have. Join this workshop on February 25th to learn how to maximize this tool in order to look for jobs, network with potential employers, and connect with others in the professional domain.

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  • instructional development

Teaching Bites with TAPAs: Success Stories from “Zoom" University

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Wed, Feb 24 2021, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

On February 24, join Instructional Development for a new drop-in series, "Teaching Bites with TAPAs." Themed drop-ins each week will begin with a few simple ideas you can implement in your section no matter where you are at in your teaching. This session will focus on success stories from “Zoom" university.

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  • instructional development

Pillars of Teaching Workshop: Fostering Belonging and Community in the Classroom 

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Mon, Feb 22 2021, 3:00 PM - 04:00 PM

The “Pillars of Teaching Assistantship” workshop series and certificate is designed to provide TAs with a comprehensive, research-based foundation for teaching in the role of TA. TAs will earn a Pillars certificate after completing all six workshops and their brief pre- and post- workshop activities. In this workshop on February 22, you will learn about the diversity of UCSB's undergraduate students and how to support them from a perspective of inclusivity. Read on to learn more!

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  • instructional development

Pillars of Teaching Workshop: Creating Engaging Lessons

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Fri, Feb 19 2021, 1:00 PM - 02:00 PM

The “Pillars of Teaching Assistantship” workshop series and certificate is designed to provide TAs with a comprehensive, research-based foundation for teaching in the role of TA. TAs will earn a Pillars certificate after completing all six workshops and their brief pre- and post- workshop activities. In this workshop on February 19 you will use learning objective taxonomies and a lesson planning framework to design active, student-centered classes. Read on to learn more!

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  • ucsb library

UCSB Library – Zotero Workshop

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Thu, Feb 18 2021, 1:00 PM - 03:00 PM

Grad students, need help managing your research? UCSB Library is offering a workshop on Zotero, a popular open source citation manager. Learn how Zotero can help you efficiently collect and organize your research, create bibliographies, collaborate with your colleagues, streamline your research process, and more. This workshop will be offered twice in February. Sign up today to reserve your spot.

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  • instructional development

Pillars of Teaching Workshop: Active Learning - What, Why, and How?

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Wed, Feb 17 2021, 1:00 PM - 02:00 PM

The “Pillars of Teaching Assistantship” workshop series and certificate is designed to provide TAs with a comprehensive, research-based foundation for teaching in the role of TA. TAs will earn a Pillars certificate after completing all six workshops and their brief pre- and post- workshop activities. In this workshop on February 17 you will differentiate between active learning and passive listening, identify elements that foster active learning, and apply a variety of instructional methods. Read on to learn more!

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  • OISS | GSRC

Visas and Funding Workshop for International Grad Students

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Wed, Feb 17 2021, 12:00 PM - 01:30 PM

Join Erik Williams, OISS' International Student Programs Coordinator, and Ranjani Atur, Graduate Funding Peer Advisor, for an open-ended workshop where you can get all your questions about visas and funding answered.

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  • graduate student resource center

Financial Literacy: Tax Credits, Deductions, and Resources Workshop

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Wed, Feb 17 2021, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Doing your taxes? Sign up now for our financial literacy workshop on February 17th to learn about resources, credits, and deductions for graduate students. Read on to learn more!

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  • Career Services | Graduate Student Resource Center

Use Your Resume to Get Noticed

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Tue, Feb 16 2021, 12:30 PM - 02:00 PM

Have you been meaning to update your resume but don't have the time? Do you want to learn how to stand out from the crowd? Join us for this online workshop on February 16th to learn tips and techniques that will help you craft and strategically target your resume. Use the time to actually workshop and update your resume with expert help.

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  • Resource Center for Sexual & Gender Diversity

Graduate Student LGBTQIA+ Townhall

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Fri, Feb 12 2021, 5:00 PM - 06:00 PM

Join the Resource Center for Sexual and Gender Diversity (RCSGD) on February 12th for a conversation on how to improve Queer and Trans experience in grad-school and in UCSB in general. Where would you like the RCSGD to invest more effort? What are key topics that you would like to address in priority? Your experience and your opinion matter!

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  • Graduate Division | Graduate Student Association | UCSB Library

February Lunch & Learn: Mobility and Morality

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Fri, Feb 12 2021, 12:00 PM - 01:15 PM

Join us for Lunch & Learn, where you'll have the chance to socialize with other grad students and hear talks by students in Linguistics and Computer Science. While we won't be able to share pizza in person, all attendees will be entered into a raffle to win a $15 Target gift card.

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  • Graduate Student Association

Family housing cupcake giveaway on Friday

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Fri, Feb 12 2021, 12:00 PM - 02:00 PM

Do you live in Family Housing? Don't miss the GSA's Sweet Giveaway this Friday, February 12th from 12-2 pm at Storke Community Center! Cupcakes are first come, first serve.

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  • Office of DEI

The Revolution Will Not Be Theorized: Cultural Revolution in the Black Power Era

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Wed, Feb 10 2021, 12:00 PM - 01:30 PM

Please join the Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion for its 2020-2021 series "Addressing Slavery" on Wednesday, February 10 at 12pm. The talk will be delivered by Dr. Errol Henderson and is titled, "The Revolution Will Not Be Theorized: Cultural Revolution in the Black Power Era." Read on for more information!

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  • instructional development

Teaching Bites with TAPAs: Challenges in the Classroom

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Wed, Feb 10 2021, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

On February 10, join Instructional Development for a new drop-in series, "Teaching Bites with TAPAs." Themed drop-ins each week will begin with a few simple ideas you can implement in your section no matter where you are at in your teaching. This week's session will focus on challenges in the classroom.

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  • Career Services | Graduate Student Resource Center

Learn How to Master Job Interviews

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Wed, Feb 10 2021, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Employers are interested in more than your degree or field of research, they care about how your qualifications match what they need. Graduate students need to show their experience effectively so that employers will listen. Join us on February 10th for this workshop where we will teach you how to talk about your work in order to demonstrate that you have transferable and relevant skills for the job.

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  • graduate student resource center

How to Write a Prospectus (Writing Workshop Series), Winter 2021

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Tue, Feb 09 2021, 5:00 PM - 06:30 PM

Before beginning a dissertation, most students are asked to write (and defend!) a writing genre called the prospectus. But most students have little to no formal training for how to engage this genre. This workshop on February 9th will teach participants the fundamentals of prospectus writing for dissertations.

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  • ucsb library

UCSB Library – Zotero Workshop

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Tue, Feb 09 2021, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Grad students, need help managing your research? UCSB Library is offering a workshop on Zotero, a popular open source citation manager. Learn how Zotero can help you efficiently collect and organize your research, create bibliographies, collaborate with your colleagues, streamline your research process, and more. This workshop will be offered twice in February. Sign up today to reserve your spot.

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  • graduate student resource center

Finish Your Dissertation or Thesis Once and For All (Special Guest Workshop)

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Fri, Feb 05 2021, 12:00 PM - 01:30 PM

Do you want to learn to be more productive and effective at writing and conducting academic research? Would you like to develop and use a sound project-management approach to complete your dissertation or thesis? Then this workshop on February 5 is for you! Sign up today.

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