Graduate Teacher Program Friday Forum Workshop Series
All workshops count toward GTP certificate requirements.
All graduate students, undergraduate teaching & learning assistants, postdoctoral fellows, faculty, and staff are welcome at GTP events and activities.
For further information, please call 303-492-4902.
Friday Forum Workshop Archives
Friday Forum: Academic Dialogue Across Departments
John Stevenson, Dean, Graduate School
Dean Stevenson has taught English on campus for many years and has served in the Graduate School since 2005. He shares his perspective on communication in a university environment.
Friday Forum: What Is Tenure and Why Does It Matter for Graduate Students Who Are on the Job Market?
effrey Cox, Associate Vice Chancellor for Faculty Affairs
Professor Cox has a bird’s-eye view into most of the hiring committees on campus. He shares his perspective on how graduate students should treat the tenure question on the job market.
Friday Workshop: Engaging in Difficult Classroom Dialogues around Race and Ethnic Diversities
Alphonse Keasley, Assistant Vice Chancellor, ODECE
Dr. Keasley has taught on the Boulder Campus for more than 20 years and has provided guidance on diversity issues at CU in many classrooms, on various boards, and in many workshops. His experience is invaluable to graduate teachers.
Friday Forum: What Does It Mean to Be a Good Colleague in Academe?
John Frazee, Director of Faculty Relations, Office of Associate Vice Chancellor for Faculty Affairs
As a former faculty member and current academic administrator, Dr. Frazee shares his experiences with academic collegiality and provides graduate students with guidance for successful progress in their graduate programs and their future positions.
Friday Workshop: Getting Your First Paper Published: Tips from the Trenches
Angel Hoekstra, Lead Coordinator, Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences
This workshop is designed to help graduate students from all disciplines, at all stages, to think criti- cally about how to best ensure that their paper will be published and contribute to the academic dialog of their field.
Friday Forum: Academic Dialogue from a Service or Governance Perspective
Jerry Peterson, Professor, Physics
Professor Peterson has taught on campus for many years, has served in administration, and has been chair of the Boulder Faculty Assembly for several years. He discusses the academic service side of faculty work, how and when to participate, and how service counts in the faculty workload.
Friday Workshop: Departmental Dialogues You Should Have to Develop Your Portfolio
Laura L. B. Border, Director, Graduate Teacher Program
The teaching portfolio is not a simple document. It takes years to construct because it is based on experiences you have as an academic. In this workshop, participants will clarify experiences they would like to have, outline good questions to ask faculty mentors, and practice expressing their own thoughts about and experiences with college teaching.