Graduate Student Resources

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Welcome to teaching at BGSU!

As a Graduate Student Instructor (GSI), the CFE has developed targeted resources to help you manage your unique experience as an instructor and student at BGSU. This page outlines workshops and resources specific to GSI's; however, you still have access to participate in any CFE workshop, certificate program, or instructor communities. 

Teaching as a Graduate Student

We've developed this asynchronous resource guide as a way to jump-start your preparation to teach at BGSU. The modules in this guide are essentially a repository of information related to teaching and learning designed to help you succeed as an instructor. Feel free to use this guide in whatever way will be helpful for you—whether that's moving through one module at a time or finding specific resources relevant to your current situation.

Graduate Student Instructor Learning Community

The Graduate Student Instructor learning community is focused on creating a space for instructors to connect and engage in discussions about teaching and learning. Gatherings will be held twice a month and will involve discussions and activities related to a topic in the book Small Teaching: Everyday Lessons from the Science of Learning. Throughout the program, faculty and other guest speakers will be invited to join gatherings to share their knowledge, experiences, and advice with participants. Learning Community members will receive a $100 professional development stipend at the conclusion of their participation.

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Introduction to Canvas
For Graduate Student Instructors

Register for Intro to Canvas

Organizing Your Canvas
For Graduate Student Instructors

Register for Organizing Canvas

National Center for Faculty Development and Diversity (NCFDD)

Through Bowling Green State University’s institutional membership, all faculty, staff, graduate students, and postdoctoral scholars have access to the National Center for Faculty Development & Diversity (NCFDD), which provides professional development, training, and mentoring activities. NCFDD resources are broadly applicable across academic disciplines and include a range of topics such as time management, overcoming academic perfectionism, how to develop a daily writing plan, how to write grant proposals, and more.

Updated: 09/22/2022 09:13AM