UNC Today: Thursday, July 11, 2013

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UNC Psychology, Teaching Education Ranked for Degree Offerings

Two programs at the University of Northern Colorado have earned national rankings for offering an array of degree options for students.

The College Database ranks UNC 12th on its list of 39 Colleges with Psychology at Their Core and 44th on its list of Top U.S. Colleges & Universities for Teaching Education.

UNC was recognized for offering 13 different psychology-based degree programs and 45 teaching education degree programs.

In ranking colleges and universities, the College Database collects data from the federal government and the Carnegie Foundation. For more information on the methodology, visit http://www.onlinecollegesdatabase.org/college-rankings-methodology

Complete rankings for the Top Colleges & Universities are available at http://www.onlinecollegesdatabase.org/top-colleges-and-universities-for-teaching

Complete rankings for 39 Colleges with Psychology at Their Core are available at http://www.onlinecollegesdatabase.org/colleges-with-psychology-at-their-core

The College Database is a free, non-commercial website dedicated to providing current and future post-secondary students and their families with accurate and valuable college- and career-related information.

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Workshop Proposals Sought for Graduate Teaching Assistant Conference

The Graduate School seeks workshop proposals from faculty and staff interested in helping train first-time and experienced graduate teaching assistants during its annual Graduate Teaching Assistant Conference on Wednesday, Aug. 21, with a proposal submission deadline of noon Wednesday, July 24.
Workshop presentations lasting one hour and designed to prepare and inspire GTAs for t

upcoming academic year can be arranged for either a morning or afternoon session. Topics can include classroom preparation, innovative instructional strategies, pedagogy, classroom experiences, effective use of technology in teaching, facilitating dialogue, grading, classroom conflict, and extending learning beyond the textbook.

Conference organizers hope to tailor instruction during the conference to TAs' levels of experience and knowledge, i.e., beginner, intermediate or advanced.

If you'd like to share your teaching experience, skills and tips, complete the online proposal form by noon July 24.

To see the 2012 GTA Conference schedule, visit the Grad School's website.

Please direct questions about the 2013 conference to Aubreena DeForest.

Administrative Position Opportunity - Athletics

Athletics seeks applicants for the open position of game day experience manager. For details and to apply, go to Human Resources' website.

Farewell Reception for Cody Stone July 12

Information Management and Technology will host a farewell reception for Cody Stone beginning at 2 p.m. Friday, July 12, in the Peggy Haines room in Tobey-Kendel Hall. All members of the campus community are invited to stop by to wish her well in her new endeavor.

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