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Coffee Hour Seminar Series

The Graduate College Coffee Hour Seminar Series brings together graduate students, faculty and professional staff from across Drexel's colleges, schools and centers for in-demand professional development workshops. These highly interactive workshops are held on a monthly basis, usually during lunch time, and feature a wide variety of topics, including but not limited to:

Teaching and Pedagogy

  • Lesson plans and higher-order thinking skills
  • Assessment and evaluation
  • Teaching large classes
  • Teaching and learning online
  • Effective use of technology
  • Teaching controversial topics
  • Adaptation and accommodations for students with disabilities or special needs
  • Learning outcomes and assessment

Professional Skills

  • Creating academic posters
  • Preparing for conference presentations
  • Self assessment and goal setting

Jobs and Career

  • The academic job search
  • Tenure and promotion process
  • Jobs outside academia
  • Post-doctoral research
  • Career planning and exploration

Financial Literacy

  • Budgeting
  • Banking
  • Credit
  • Loans

Topics are intentionally selected based on their timeliness in relation to the academic cycle and their relevance to the specific needs of the graduate student population at Drexel. Contact graduatecollege@drexel.edu with any questions or feedback related to the Coffee Hour Seminar Series.