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As part of our commitment to teaching and learning at JMU, the Center for Faculty Innovation provides support and professional development opportunities to graduate students through a variety of programs targeted at academic and career development.
The Graduate Student Colloquium is an annual program targeted to enhance the JMU experience for all new and continuing JMU graduate students. This day of a day of academic and career development workshops takes place the week before classes begin and also serves as a way to become acquainted with fellow graduate students and faculty.
The Graduate Research Fellows Program provides an opportunity for graduate students across all disciplines to share and enhance their new and ongoing research. Participants meet to share their research ideas and provide feedback to others over the course of a semester, thus exposing their work to a variety of different academic perspectives.
The Graduate Teaching Fellows program aims to foster reflective and innovative teaching practices while preparing graduate students for teaching in higher education. Through a focus on backwards design principles participants will construct authentic formative and summative assessments as well as produce a learner-centered course syllabus. Beginning Spring 2012.
The Graduate Workshop Series provides a variety of academic and career development workshops targeted specifically to the needs of graduate students over the course of the academic year.