Queen's University

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Graduate Studies

School of

Graduate Studies

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In association with the Ontario Consortium for Graduate Professional Skills, Queen's offers three modules contributing to a suite of 18 online modules designed to provide foundational knowledge, tips, and resources for graduate students. Modules are categorized in five theme areas:  Career Development, Communication, Entrepreneurship, Research, Teaching & Learning – and all are just a few clicks away. For brief descriptions of each module and to register, please visit  MyGradSkills.ca.. Note that these modules complement the many workshops delivered throughout the year through Expanding Horizons.

 

RESEARCH

  • Academic & research integrity
  • Foundations of community engagement
  • Foundations of community engaged scholarship
  • Research management
  • Understanding & avoiding plagiarism

CAREER DEVELOPMENT

  • Mental health & well-being: skills for graduate students
  • Non-academic work search
  • The versatile graduate: exploring diverse career paths for PhDs
  • ​Converting a CV to a resume

COMMUNICATION

  • Academic & Professional communication for new researchers 
  • Intercultural competency
  • Mental health & well-being: skills for graduate students
  • Mentoring: undergraduate students

ENTREPRENEURSHIP

  • Academic & Professional communication for new researchers 
  • Non-academic work search
  • Entrepreneurship & new venture creation
  • Intellectual property: an entrepreneur's guide

TEACHING & LEARNING

  • Mentoring: undergraduate students
  • Lesson Planning
  • Teaching dossiers
  • Teaching online: basic skills for TA's
  • Teaching online: advanced skills for graduate students

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