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  1. New Student Orientation William Wiener, Ph.D. Graduate Dean

  2. University of North Carolina at GreensboroThe Graduate School • Welcome! • Introduction to UNCG OnLine: • http://grs.uncg.edu/orientation • History • Statistics • Services of The Graduate School • Other Important Links

  3. Today’s Program • Critical Information for New Students • Links on Website to Additional Information • Today’s Topics: • Support Programs • Academic Integrity • Library Services • Information Technology • Student Health Services

  4. Recruitment/Admissions Student Services

  5. Recruitment and Admissions • Scott Hudgins, Assistant Dean • Online Applications • Maintaining Quality • Quick Turn Around Time • Angie Moore, Director of Admission

  6. Student Services • Laura Chesak, Associate Dean • Philosophy • Programs • Mary Early, Director of Enrolled Student Services • Highlight Two Programs • Preparing Future Leaders • Research Development Program

  7. Preparing Future Leaders (PFL) Two Tracks

  8. Two Overlapping Tracks • PFF prepares students for positions in academia • PFP prepares students for positions in business, industry, and research centers • Both tracks require a physical and electronic portfolio • Workshops can be combined from both tracks • Both tracks lead to transcript notation

  9. Two Tracks Overview of PFF Overview of PFP Prepares those not entering academe for careers in business, industry, and research Compares responsibilities in different settings Helps transition academic skills to workplace Advantage when applying for a position • Prepares masters students for teaching in community colleges • Prepares doctoral students for teaching in 4 year institutions • Introduces role of a faculty member • Increases success as a teacher • Advantage when applying for a position

  10. Components of PFL • Preparation Workshops • Models of teaching • Designing effective courses • Project management • Skills Workshops • Managing the classroom • Leadership Training • Professionalism Workshops • Work-Life Balance • Time Management • Developing Business Plans

  11. Components of PFL • Video Teaching/Presentation Practice • Ten minute instructional videos • Teaching a class • Presenting at research expo • Assessment Training • Development of student learning outcomes • Employee performance evaluations • Evaluations • Developing questions for grading • Developing interview questions

  12. Components of PFL • Obtaining External Funding • Grant writing workshop • Developing a Curriculum Vita or Resume • Instruction in development of document and feedback • Interviewing for Positions • Participation in a mock interview with feedback • Completion of Electronic Portfolio • Portability of portfolio for employers

  13. Research Development Program (RDP) Teaching Students to Write Grants

  14. RDP • Prepares students to be successful in securing funding through grant making activities • Students write grants to receive research or support awards • Four half day seminars on grant writing • Identification of funding sources • Individual assistance with grant writing • Mock reviews of their grants • Help with submission of grants to funding agencies

  15. Seminar Topics • How to Find and Win Prestigious Student Awards/Grants for Graduate Study and Research • Focusing on Federal Grants for Graduate Study and Research • Focusing on Private Grants for Graduate Study and Research • Focusing on the Development of High Performance Grant Teams and Consortia

  16. The Graduate School is There for You! Stop in and See us! First Fridays in 500 Forest: Meet the Deans and the Graduate Student Association Leadership Light Refreshments Served