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CERF Training Workshop Webinar: "Graduate Student Mentoring of Undergraduates in Coastal & Estuarine Research"

When: April 24, 2013
Where: ONLINE - DISL will provide WebEx connection

CERF Education Committee presents a CERF Training Workshop Webinar:  "Graduate Student Mentoring of Undergraduates in Coastal & Estuarine Research"

When: Wednesday April 24, 2013, 12:00 - 2:00PM Eastern
Where: Online!  Thanks to Dauphin Island Sea Lab for providing the WebEx connection.

Lead Instructor: Tim Dellapenna, Texas A&M University of Galveston and CERF Education Committee
This Webinar will focus on what works in mentoring undergraduate researchers. A panel of experienced graduate student mentors will talk about their mentoring styles and give examples of approaches to specific researchers to participate.
Topics will include:
·         Fostering independence in undergraduate researchers,
·         Successful work and meeting schedules,
·         Keeping students motivated,
·         Responsibilities of graduate student mentors in passing on research ethics and conventions of the discipline,
·         Strategies for dealing with problems or issues.
Space is limited! The Webinar is limited to 25 log-ins. Registration will be on a first come, first serve basis or until Monday April 22, 2013, when registration will be closed. To maximize participation, we strongly encourage individuals at the same institution to promote classroom-style or conference room viewing whereby groups of viewers can participate via one log-in.
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