GradFUTURES Forum 2021: Student-Centered Graduate Education for the 21st Century - Shared screen with speaker view
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Hi everyone, happy to be attending this great panel! I am Tara King, a project manager at the Association of American Universities. Our AAU PhD education initiative focuses on student-centered doctoral education. We use the 2018 NASEM report on graduate education’s definition of student centered: https://www.aau.edu/education-community-impact/graduate-education/phd-education-initiative/student-centered
Hi everyone, I’m Jessica Basile, associate dean for graduate student affairs at Brandeis University. I have been so appreciative of these panels and the work that you all have done to put together this incredible conference. The need for a student-centered approach to graduate education is exactly what I hear from the graduate students at Brandeis, and of course matches my own experience as well.
Welcome all: A quick reminder that we’re collecting questions via the Q&A function in Zoom, as well as on social media—please use the hashtag #GradFUTURESforum. We’re also collecting resources to share out with all registrants and attendees.Use this form to submit resources: https://gradfutures.princeton.edu/presenter-attendees-submit-informationresources-hereWe’ll share resources and recordings out with Forum registrants on the Resources page: https://gradfutures.princeton.edu/Forum/Resources
The National Center for Faculty Development & Diversity’s mentorship map may be of interest here: https://ncfdd-production-file-uploads.s3.amazonaws.com/media/399d28e3-a382-44b1-8bfa-4394ad6148d5-MentoringMap-Interactive.pdf
We at Rackham modified the NCFDD mentorship map for graduate students. You can find it on page 24 and 25 in our mentoring handbook: https://rackham.umich.edu/downloads/student-mentoring-handbook.pdf
And note that “Mentoring” does not appear in the “Research, Teaching, and Service” professoriate model at all. This, I think, is even more evidence that mentoring (especially for doctoral students who have completed their coursework - and thus are no longer being “taught”) is truly an afterthought.
Up Next at the Forum: 11:00 AM: Ethics of AI: A GradFUTURES Learning Cohort Spotlight (RSVP: https://bit.ly/3vwjwrc)
In the AAU PhD Initiative we use the language “the full range of PhD career pathways.”
Of special interest to this group, perhaps, is our Noon event: Accelerating Humanities Professional Development-- A Conversation with Ann Kirschner *78 (Princeton Trustee and University Professor at CUNY) and Paula Krebs (Executive Director of the MLA): https://gradfutures.princeton.edu/Forum2021/keynoteRSVP