Mon, 24 Nov 2014 19:25:21 +0000
Are you a graduate student interested in a graduate assistantship position? The Department of Educational Leadership is looking for masters or Ph.D. students to work as graduate assistants.
This position entails working directly with Dr. Daniel Reyes-Guerra and other grant managers on the DAVIE CAMPUS on the PROPEL (Principal Rapid Orientation and Preparation in Educational Leadership Program) grant.
The Graduate Assistant will be expected to WORK 20 HOURS per week on a schedule to be arranged with Dr. Reyes-Guerra. Doctoral students will be paid at a rate of $14.42/hour, Masters at $10.81/hour. The position will begin January 2015 and students will be eligible for UP TO 80% tuition waivers.
The Graduate Assistant MUST BE AVAILABLE SATURDAYS.
Applicants must be full-time (9 credit hours or more) Master’s or Doctoral level students at FAU who demonstrate:
• Good social skills (efficient and courteous) when working directly with fellow graduate assistants and program staff, graduate level program participants, school district administrators from Broward County Public Schools, and doctoral-level professors.
• Excellent communication (written & oral) skills.
• Excellent organizational skills.
• Ability to assist with planning, organizing, and attending program meetings.
• Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Access, Outlook, etc.), AdobeAcrobat9Pro, other webpage software.
• Completion of CITI requirements for researchers mandated by the FAU IRB.
• Experience with research processes (literature searches, writing literature reviews, collecting and analyzing data).
• Experience with survey research, interview, and/or focus groups.
• Experience with SPSS preferred.
• Working knowledge areas of school improvement, school governance, social justice in educational leadership, international school leadership, and strategic leadership theories, school leader development programs, and teacher leadership development programs preferred.
For further information, please contact Dr. Reyes-Guerra at firstname.lastname@example.org or Hayley Wilson at email@example.com or 954-236-1654. Be sure to send a cover letter, resume, two (2) professional references, and a writing sample.
Sun, 23 Nov 2014 21:15:23 +0000
Spring 2015 Graduate TA Orientation - Jan. 2, 8:30 a.m. - noon, Grand Palm Room, Student Union. Go here to register: http://www.fau.edu/graduate/events/gtaorientation.php. This upcoming workshop will feature Dr. Anne Mulder, Professor of Higher Education Leadership, who will deliver a highly interactive session on classroom management and teaching strategies. In addition, Dr. Mulder will be facilitating a GTA Panel comprised of experienced TA’s from different departments.
This event, mandatory for all newly-appointed GTAs, prepares graduate students with essential information on teaching in higher education, including teaching strategies, student conduct, and legal matters. In addition to new GTA’s, we encourage registration of current GTA’s needing a refresher and students who did not attend our past Fall 2014 GTA workshop.
Teaching at the university level can be a challenging undertaking, especially in a diverse learning environment. To help newly-appointed graduate...
Fri, 21 Nov 2014 19:25:20 +0000
Fri, 21 Nov 2014 15:20:13 +0000
Are you a current graduate student here at FAU? Here's some FAQs we receive regarding completing one's degree: http://www.fau.edu/graduate/forms-and-procedures/degree-completion/thesis-and-dissertation/faq.php
The Graduate College provides guidance and information to students to assist them in complying with plan of study requirements. However, the final...
Fri, 21 Nov 2014 13:50:29 +0000
Graduation Celebration - December 11 and 12 FAU Student Union, Majestic Palm lobby: http://fau.edu/graduate/gradcelebration.php. Graduating fall 2014 graduate students are invited to celebrate with the Graduate College and Graduate and Professional Student Association!
Come with your family and enjoy light refreshments! Capture the memory in our photobooth!
RSVP by December 3 and receive a free gift. For more information, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Thu, 20 Nov 2014 22:10:05 +0000
It's International Education Week! Today was the International Education Reception, where a student spoke about her study abroad experience in France! http://fau.edu/goabroad/International_Education_Week.php
Thu, 20 Nov 2014 13:40:29 +0000
Attention Faculty! Tomorrow, Friday, November 21st, FAU Adams Center for Entrepreneurship and IBM will host IBM's Academic Initiative!
The IBM Academic Initiative is an innovative program enabling IBM to partner with faculty at academic institutions worldwide to build a pipeline of skilled students for the IT jobs of tomorrow. It is open to faculty members of accredited institutions worldwide, and offers a wide range of benefits for teaching and research that can be scaled to meet the goals of most educational institutions, ranging from large research universities to community colleges. The Academic Initiative portal provides faculty with no-charge access to IBM's leading-edge software and industry-proven course materials; remote access to certain IBM hardware; on-line training on IBM technologies; and a variety of other resources and benefits to assist academia with enhancing their skills and educating their students. Through the IBM Academic Initiative, IBM seeks to promote open standards, technologies and products among the next generation of IT professionals and equip them to lead the future of the technology industry.
This event is designed specifically for faculty and administrators. We certainly hope you attend, as you won't want to miss this unprecedented opportunity to learn more about IBM's Academic Initiative and the benefits to faculty and students. To register, please visit:
Wed, 19 Nov 2014 12:50:24 +0000
Professional Development Workshop: Balancing Multiple Roles: Navigating Your Way through Graduate School – TODAY November 19, CU 125, 5:00 p.m. For more information contact email@example.com
This workshop is provded by the Graduate College in conjunction with Counseling and Psychological Services.