Center for Teaching and Learning

First Fridays for Grad Students

brown bag with "food for thought" printed on itWhat is it?

First Fridays for Graduate Students is a brown-bag workshop series open to all graduate students, post-docs, and graduate alumni. Workshops cover a range of topics on professional development and support related to teaching and learning.

When and Where?

Workshops are held from 12:30-1:30 at The Center for Teaching and Learning in 100 Gerberding Hall.

Autumn Quarter Workshop Dates:

  • October 3rd: Teaching English Language Learner (ELL) Students.
    Facilitated by: Alysse Hotz (English) & Sunao Fukunaga (English) PDF Flier
  • October 24th: Close Encounters of the Disciplinary Kind: Introducing Threshold Concepts to Majors and Non-majors.
    Facilitated by: Misty Anne Winzenried (Education) & James Thompson (Program on the Built Environment) PDF Flyer
  • November 7th: Engaging Students in Lab Settings. Facilitated by: Homira Osman, (Speech & Hearing Sciences) PDF Flyer

What’s in it for you?

  • Brief, practical discussions of teaching issues
  • A convenient way to learn about campus resources to support your teaching and professional development
  • An opportunity to build your campus network
  • The opportunity to lead discussions of interest to you
  • Coffee, tea, and snacks!

Past Sessions