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Coffee Hour Seminar Series

The Graduate College Coffee Hour Seminar Series brings together graduate students, postdocs, faculty and professional staff from across the University for personal and professional development workshops. These interactive workshops are held on a monthly basis and feature a wide variety of topics, including but not limited to:

Teaching and Learning

  • How learning works, research-based principles for smart teaching
  • Teaching large classes
  • Engaging students in learning activities
  • Using technology in the classroom
  • Online teaching and learning
  • Teaching across cultures
  • Learning objectives and curriculum development

Professional Skills

  • Conflict resolution
  • Grant writing

Job Search and Career

  • Fellowships for career development
  • Career planning and exploration, Individual Development Plan (IDP)
  • Academic job search

Financial Literacy

  • Employee benefits and beginner investing
  • Taxes and personal finance
  • Banking, credit and loans
  • Basic budgeting

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