Faculty Career Development Webcasts

Join IHS for an online seminar series on advancing liberty through your teaching and research.

Please enroll (cost free) by clicking on the Register link on the right. Feel free to sign up for as many sessions as you choose.

Teaching Workshop Online

While teaching online courses opens up exciting new possibilities, it’s a lot different than standing in front of students in a lecture hall. It requires new skills and methods to get your points across in as engaging a way as possible.

Join (better yet watch) Mike Munger, Art Carden, Kevin Currie-Knight, and others, as they take you through the new ABC’s of current best teaching practices in six, one-hour, online sessions starting February 28th!

View upcoming courses and register today!

 

Previous Sessions:

Online Teaching

Best practices, teaching style, community building, and connecting with students in an online setting.

  • Thursday, October 25, 7:00-8:00pm EST
  • Speaker: Danny Shahar, University of Arizona
Teaching Outside the Classroom

Overview of mentoring, starting reading groups, organizing speaker series, advising student groups, helping students get published, and other possibilities outside the classroom.

Why Be a Public Intellectual?

Presentation of why and how to work with the media.

  • Monday, November 26, 7:00-8:00pm EST
  • Speaker: Dr. Art Carden, Samford University
Getting Started With the Media

Advice for scholars interested in writing op-eds, and contributing to public dialogue through television, print, and radio.

  • Thursday, November 29, 7:00-8:00pm EST
  • Speaker: Dr. Art Carden, Samford University
Your Guide to Online Teaching

Explore the implications of the online-education revolution including online classroom models and technology, assignments, grading, dealing with cheating, online teaching philosophy, becoming a stellar online lecturer.

  • Feb 26th OR May 1st, 8:00-9:00 PM EST
  • Danny Shahar, University of Arizona 
How Does It All Get Done? Time Management for Faculty

The notoriously productive Dr. Horwitz will discuss the (many) makings of a successful, liberty-advancing academic career, including establishing a balance of teaching, mentoring, research, writing, public intellectual work, service to school, and your personal life.

Your Guide to Online Teaching

Explore the implications of the online-education revolution including online classroom models and technology, assignments, grading, dealing with cheating, online teaching philosophy, becoming a stellar online lecturer.

  • May 1st, 8:00-9:00 PM EST
  • Danny Shahar, University of Arizona
IHS Resources for the Academic Job Market 

Do you worry about the job market? IHS can help you. Join IHS Academic Placement Officer Amanda Brand as she gives an overview all the IHS resources and programs for the academic job market that we offer to graduate students to help you get an academic job. 

Getting Your Paper to Fly Through The Conference Acceptance Gauntlet (Besides folding it into a glider.) 

Academic conferences are a great way to connect with other scholars, sharpen your research, and raise your profile within your discipline. But where should one start? (Glad you asked!) Join Dr. Bill Glod and the IHS for a primer on how to maximize your chances of getting a paper accepted at a conference and get on your way to making the most of your experience at one!

  • October 18th, 3:00-4:00 PM EST
  • Speaker: Bill Glod, IHS
Networking 101

No matter what stage of your academic career you are in it helps to have a large network you can draw upon for support and inspiration. In short, your networking skills matter. That’s why the IHS’ own Nigel Ashford is ready to give you some tips and tricks on how to turn almost any interaction into a networking opportunity. And open the doors to opportunities you never knew even existed.

Attend one of these great webcasts- create an account and register today! Feel free to sign up for just one or all twelve (sessions are free).