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June 2019

Assigning Success: How to Translate Assignments into Assignment Sheets and Rubrics

June 3 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
MMC – GL 482, 11200 SW 8th Street FL 33199 United States + Google Map

Less than stellar results from an assignment often evoke shock from both professors and students. They may wonder: Where did I go wrong? What is this assignment supposed to be? Thinking through the ways that assignment expectations are structured promotes the successful communication of expectations. Our goal will be to discuss the development of assignment sheets and rubrics to yield quality results from students. In this workshop, we will discuss strategies to clarify expectations and streamline grading. Please bring copies…

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Networking & Elevator Pitch

June 4 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
MMC – SASC 305, 11200 SW 8th Street
Miami, FL 33199 United States
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If you’re looking for a job, internship, or attending a networking event, one of the first tasks on your to-do list should be crafting an ideal elevator pitch. This 30-60 second speech about yourself and your goals will be one of the first impressions that an employer will have of you. To RSVP click here

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Assigning Success: How to Translate Assignments into Assignment Sheets and Rubrics

June 5 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
MMC – GL 482, 11200 SW 8th Street FL 33199 United States + Google Map

Less than stellar results from an assignment often evoke shock from both professors and students. They may wonder: Where did I go wrong? What is this assignment supposed to be? Thinking through the ways that assignment expectations are structured promotes the successful communication of expectations. Our goal will be to discuss the development of assignment sheets and rubrics to yield quality results from students. In this workshop, we will discuss strategies to clarify expectations and streamline grading. Please bring copies…

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Avoiding Plagiarism

June 5 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
BBC – HL 250, 3000 NE 151 Street
North Miami, Florida 33181
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We will discuss the definition of plagiarism and questions about paraphrasing and citing. Please bring any questions you have about plagiarism and paraphrasing. To RSVP click here

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Writing the Personal Statement

June 6 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
MMC – GL 125, 11200 SW 8th Street
Miami, FL 33199 United States
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This interactive workshop will explore different approaches to writing personal statements and include short writing activities. To RSVP click here

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Classroom Assessment Techniques: What are Students Really Understanding?

June 11 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
MMC – GL 482, 11200 SW 8th Street FL 33199 United States + Google Map

“Any questions?” “Is everybody with me?” When we ask students these vague types of questions, we are often met with silence. Does that mean that everything is clear and understood? Do they really understand or are they suffering from what Kruger and Dunning (1998) refer to as “overconfidence bias”? Or are they just too afraid to ask a question in front of their classmates? In this workshop, we will discuss better alternatives for assessing student learning – techniques that are…

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Classroom Assessment Techniques: What are Students Really Understanding?

June 12 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
MMC – GL 482, 11200 SW 8th Street FL 33199 United States + Google Map

“Any questions?” “Is everybody with me?” When we ask students these vague types of questions, we are often met with silence. Does that mean that everything is clear and understood? Do they really understand or are they suffering from what Kruger and Dunning (1998) refer to as “overconfidence bias”? Or are they just too afraid to ask a question in front of their classmates? In this workshop, we will discuss better alternatives for assessing student learning – techniques that are…

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Writing the Personal Statement

June 12 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
BBC – HL 250, 3000 NE 151 Street
North Miami, Florida 33181
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This interactive workshop will explore different approaches to writing personal statements and include short writing activities. To RSVP click here

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Interviewing Skills

June 13 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
MMC – SASC 305, 11200 SW 8th Street
Miami, FL 33199 United States
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Understand the goals and importance of an interview. Learn effective tools in preparation for the interview process, the appropriate communication skills, behavior, and dress code for an interview, as well as what to do after an interview. To RSVP click here

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Job Search Strategies & Live CPT/OPT for International Students

June 20 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
BBC – HM 211, 3000 NE 151 Street
Miami, Florida 33181
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This is a co-presentation with the ISSS office informing students of the hiring process and requirements for international students in the US. Students learn about ways to navigate the job/internship search process and maximize on their experience for future opportunities. To RSVP click here

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