Courses

GRSD 400V. Research Experience Undergraduate Internship (Su). 1-6 Hour.

Internship for students participating in an undergraduate research experience. May be repeated for up to 12 hours of degree credit.

GRSD 5003. The Professoriate: Teaching, Learning and Assessment (Sp). 3 Hours.

Designed to introduce the future academic professional to the expectations of the faculty teaching role in higher education. Topics include techniques of effective teaching and learning, dealing with a variety of institutional expectations, course management issues, and using models of effective teaching across a broad spectrum of class sizes and levels.

GRSD 5013. Field Experience in Gerontology (Irregular). 3 Hours.

Supervised research/practical experience in field setting. Prerequisite: Graduate standing. May be repeated for up to 6 hours of degree credit.

GRSD 502V. Special Topics in Preparing Future Faculty (Irregular). 1-3 Hour.

Seminar on selected topics for those anticipating a career teaching in higher education. May be repeated for up to 6 hours of degree credit.

GRSD 5033. The Professoriate: Research and Service (Fa). 3 Hours.

Designed to complement GRSD 5003 by focusing on topics of interest to future academic professionals beyond those related to instruction. Topics include developing a research statement, strategies for securing an academic position the general nature of employment and service expectations in higher education, research ethics, and funding issues, including grant proposal writing.