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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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