Events & News

Monday, August 11, 2014 - 9:00am
Morrill Hall

For August 2014 testing, there will be one test day - Monday, August 11, 2014. You must register prior to 11:59 a.m. (central time) on Thursday, August 7, 2014 on the ITA website.

The testing schedule will be posted on the Graduate College web site by the afternoon of Thursday, August 7.  Registrants will also be emailed about their presentation time.  Please keep your morning and afternoon open between 10:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. on Monday, August 11.

For more information about the ITA Test, please visit the ITA web site.

Wednesday, August 13, 2014 - 9:00am
3rd Floor of Classroom Building

Registration for the Oklahoma State University Second Annual Graduate Teaching Assistant Conference on Teaching is now open:
http://itle.okstate.edu/GTA.php

This workshop will be held on Wednesday, August 13, 2014 from 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. on the 3rd floor of the Classroom Building on the Stillwater campus. 

This event is targeted specifically to help Graduate Teaching Assistants improve their teaching skills.  GTAs can choose to attend morning intensive workshops (9:00 – 11:30 am) as well as the general session workshops held in the afternoon.  The afternoon session (1:00 – 5:00 pm) will begin with a faculty panel discussion addressing professionalism and effective student/instructor relationships followed by breakout sessions on a range of topics including active learning strategies, effective assessment and testing practices, questioning strategies, and understanding the culture of American students.

Schedule of Events

8:30 – 9:00 am    Check in (CLB, 3rd floor)

9:00 – 11:00 am   Intensive Workshops

    
*Designing an Effective Course (CLB 313)               

*Integrating Technology in Your Teaching (CLB 406, 407, 408)    
                        

1:00 – 1:30     General Session (CLB 313)
        Welcome:  Sheryl Tucker, Graduate Dean
        Faculty Panel – Professionalism and Effective Student/Instructor Relationships

Session 1    1:35 – 2:35 pm     
•   The Course Syllabus as an Effective Communication Tool (CLB 301)
•   Active Learning Strategies  (CLB 306)
•   Effective Assessment and Testing Practices (CLB 303)
•   Managing the Classroom and Students (CLB 307)
•   Flipping your Class (CLB 319)
•   Questioning Strategies to Engage Your Students (CLB 308)
•   Providing Effective Student Feedback (CLB 321)
•   Understanding the Culture of American Students (CLB 318)

Session 2    2:40 – 3:40 pm
•   The Course Syllabus as an Effective Communication Tool (CLB 301)
•   Active Learning Strategies  (CLB 306)
•   Effective Assessment and Testing Practices (CLB 303)
•   Managing the Classroom and Students (CLB 307)
•   Flipping your Class (CLB 319)
•   Questioning Strategies to Engage Your Students (CLB 308)
•   Providing Effective Student Feedback (CLB 321)
•   Understanding the Culture of American Students (CLB 318)

Session 3     3:45 – 4:50 pm    
•   The Course Syllabus as an Effective Communication Tool (CLB 301)
•   Active Learning Strategies  (CLB 306)
•   Effective Assessment and Testing Practices (CLB 303)
•   Managing the Classroom and Students (CLB 307)
•   Flipping your Class (CLB 319)
•   Questioning Strategies to Engage Your Students (CLB 308)
•   Providing Effective Student Feedback (CLB 321)
•   Understanding the Culture of American Students (CLB 318)
 

 

Brought to you by the Graduate College, Provost’s Office, and Institute for Teaching and Learning Excellence (ITLE)

Friday, August 22, 2014 - 10:30am
204 Whitehurst

New Graduate Coordinator Training will be held on Friday, August 22 in 204 Whitehurst

Tuesday, August 26, 2014 - 3:30am
126 ITLE

This competitive program provides $126,000 in Federal support for your graduate education.

Dr. Sheryl Tucker, Associate Provost for Graduate Education and Dean of the Graduate College, Former NSF GRFP Program Director and Fellow will hold a workshop on how to submit an application to the GRFP on Tuesday, August 26 from 3:30 - 5:00 p.m. in 126 ITLE. Dr. Tucker’s presentation will include a panel discussion of current OSU NSF GRFP Fellows.

Are you in Tulsa and want to see the presentation? North Hall 208 is available for you to watch the presentation.

Who should attend?  Undergraduates who are United States citizens, nationals or permanent residents nearing graduation; and, first-year and first-semester, second- year graduate students interested in or currently pursuing a graduate degree in one of the NSF-supported fields:  Chemistry; Computer & Information Sciences;  Engineering; Geosciences; Life Sciences; Materials Research;  Mathematical Sciences; Physics & Astronomy;  Social, Behavioral & Economic Sciences;  Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Education & Learning Research.

The National Science Foundation's Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP) supports outstanding graduate students in NSF-supported science, technology, engineering, and mathematics disciplines who are pursuing research-based master's and doctoral degrees at accredited US institutions.

Friday, December 12, 2014 - 7:00pm
Gallagher-Iba Arena

 

Fall 2014

Graduate Commencement Ceremony

Location & Time:

  • Friday, December 12, 2014
  • Gallagher-Iba Arena
  • Students & Faculty (including doctoral advisors) assemble at 6:15 p.m.
  • Candidate Processional begins at 6:40 p.m. 
  • Ceremony begins at 7:00 p.m.

 

For more information and details, see the full Graduate Commencement page