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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 schools, colleges and centers for in-demand professional development presentations and workshops. 
The interactive professional development seminars present important topics specific to graduate students including:

Teaching and Pedagogy

  • Lesson plans and higher-order thinking skills
  • Assessment and evaluation
  • Teaching large classes
  • Teaching and learning online
  • Effective use of technology (including clickers and student response systems)
  • 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

Jobs and Career

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

Seminar topics are selected based on specific requests, timely issues, and annual university-wide surveys. Please email with any questions or feedback related to the Coffee Hour Seminar Series.