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GPSA Workshops

Space is limited. Registration is only available through your RebelMail account. Read the full descriptions of the Spring 2016 Workshops for more information.

Mysteries Unveiled: Logistic of Academic Job Interviewing, Negotiating an Offer and Transitioning into a Professorial Position

Thursday, January 21, 2016

2:30 p.m.–4:00 p.m., Graduate Student Commons, LLB 2141

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Graduate Successes: Tips and Experiences for Garnering External Graduate Funding

Thursday, January 28, 2016

2:30 p.m.–4:00 p.m., Graduate Student Commons, LLB 2141

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Difficult Situations in the Classroom

Friday, January 29, 2016

10 a.m.–11:30 a.m., Graduate Student Commons, LLB 2141

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Advancing with Advanced Google Tools

Friday, February 5, 2016

10 a.m.-11:30 a.m., Graduate Student Commons LLB 2141

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Special Issues

February 12, 2016

10 a.m.–11:30 a.m., Graduate Student Commons, LLB 2141

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Value-driven Decision-making

Friday, February 19, 2016

10 a.m.–11:30 a.m., Graduate Student Commons, LLB 2141

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Making Lecture More Effective/Lecturing for Learning

Friday, February 26, 2016

10 a.m.–11:30 a.m., Student Union Room 209

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Polishing your Presentation Skills & Preparing an Excellent Poster

Wednesday, March 2, 2016

1 p.m.–2:30 p.m., BHS 132

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SPSS Fundamentals

Friday, March 4, 2016

10 a.m.–11:30 p.m., CBC B131

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Teaching Large Classes

Friday, April 1, 2016

10 a.m.–11:30 a.m., Graduate Student Commons, LLB 2141

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Other Professional Development Opportunities

  • The Office of Sponsored Programs (OSP) offers workshops. OSP serves as the principal point of contact for individuals seeking and/or managing external funding for research, scholarship, and creative activities. Workshops TBA. Visit here for more information. Register by contacting Carol.Brodie@unlv.edu.
  • UNLV Libraries offers instruction – information sessions are provided for instructors that are designed to help students develop their abilities to identify, access, evaluate and make effective use of information in its various formats. You will need to complete an online request. Please submit the form at least one week prior to when the informational session is requested or call 702-895-2114 (on campus dialing: 52114) to schedule a class session. Classroom availability is on a first-come first-serve basis.
  • UNLV Libraries workshops – A wide variety of Library workshops are offered to UNLV graduate and professional students. All sessions are free. For a complete listing of available workshops and registration please visit the library website.
  • Writing Center – The Writing Center can help you with any writing assignment, at any stage of the writing process. They can help you in person, or you can send your paper using the simple form on our Online Writing Lab (OWL) page. Grad assistants and adjunct instructors: the UNLV Writing Center will send a consultant to your class to talk about the services the Writing Center can offer your students. Call 702-895-3908 to schedule a presentation.
  • Career Services – The mission of Student Career Services is to educate, prepare and assist students as they pursue the career development and job search process in a global and dynamic world of work.
  • Interfolio – Since 1999, Interfolio has been the best way to collect, manage, and showcase academic and professional credentials for post-graduate education, teaching positions in higher education, and other opportunities. Interfolio offers individuals one central place to store their most important documents, while also providing the means to distribute these materials to thousands of institutions across the county. Interfolio's services offer a revolutionary way for people to market themselves professionally.
  • Instructional Development and Research Events are open to all UNLV Grad Rebels. If you're interested, please check out Instructional Development and Research Calendar of Events.