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Writing Effective Teaching Statements: Peer Review

When: Thursday, July 29, 2021
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Central

Where: Online

Audience: Post Docs/Docs - Graduate Students

Cost: Free

Contact: Kate Flom Derrick  

Group: Searle Graduate Events

Category: Academic


This workshop is open to graduate students and postdoctoral fellows from all departments and disciplines who have a draft of their teaching statement.

Teaching statements are an important component of many academic job applications, but they can be challenging to write. Receiving feedback from peers can provide you with recommendations on how to clarify and improve your main claims about your teaching. Allowing others to read your writing can also give you critical insight into how your target audience may understand and interpret your claims, which can help further refine your teaching statement.

In this workshop, participants will share their teaching statement drafts and engage in guided peer feedback.

Please bring a draft of your teaching statement to the workshop to share.

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