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Preparing Future Faculty (PFF) Program

Purpose of the PFF Program The Preparing Future Faculty Program (PFF) helps doctoral students and postdoctoral scholars learn about faculty roles and job expectations and helps ensure that future faculty are prepared to meet the challenges of the current...

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Online Writing Support

Online Writing Tutors Writing tutors are available to help grad students improve English writing mechanics, (e.g., paragraph transitions, subject-verb agreement, or verb tense.) They can also help with any stage of the writing process, from initial brainstorming, to major...

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Campus Writing & Editing Support

The Writing Center The Writing Center, located in the Student Success Center, offers writing support to Mizzou graduate students. Its staff and tutors come from all majors and are familiar with a variety of writing styles and formats. Please note...

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Teaching Resources

Educational Technologies at Missouri (ET@MO) ET@MO supports the meaningful use of technology to improve teaching and learning. With a focus on both pedagogical design and technology innovation and excellence, ET@MO staff (1) engage in relevant academic- and technology-oriented conversations,...

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Teaching & Learning Courses

The following professional development courses are open to all graduate students. AG ED LD 8350: College Teaching of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources (3 credit hours). A course designed to assist current or future college faculty who wish to improve their teaching skills....

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Graduate Assistant Teaching Orientation (GATO)

This free, one-day workshop is designed to help meet the needs of graduate students teaching for the first time at MU. Free breakfast and lunch are included. Students should register in advance. Registration will open June 15, 2018. Who...

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Orientation for New International TAs & Instructors (ONITA)

ONITA takes place during the week before the start of any regular semester. Prior to the fall semester, ONITA is scheduled for the Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday immediately before classes start. Prior to the spring semester, ONITA is scheduled...

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Minor in College Teaching Program

Approximately 93% of all colleges and universities in the United States are institutions in which teaching and professional service are emphasized as much as or more than research. The Minor in College Teaching (MICT), available to all MU graduate...

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CIRTL at MU

The Center for the Integration of Research, Teaching, and Learning (CIRTL) is a National Science Foundation (NSF) funded network of research universities committed to preparing outstanding future faculty in STEM disciplines, with the ultimate goal of improving undergraduate STEM educationin...

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PFF Postdoctoral Fellowship Program

The PFF Postdoctoral Fellowship Program is an opportunity for recent Mizzou Ph.D. graduates and current Mizzou postdoctoral fellows to more fully prepare for an academic career. The program’s application deadline occurs each spring for the following fall when funding is...

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GRAD 9050: Building Leadership Potential with Transferable Skills

This is a 1 hour specialized leadership and transferable skills course that helps doctoral students recognize their potential and versatility for careers within and beyond the academy.  Framed by Brent Ruben’s Leadership Competency Scorecard 2.01, the syllabus is organized around four...

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