Graduate Professional Development Program Survey: Towards a National Strategy

Are there collaborative offerings between departments and the graduate professional development program office?

Are there collaborative offerings between departments and the graduate professional development program office?

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Athabasca UniversityNo. details
Brock UniversityYes, see ALL above.details
Carleton UniversityOur PhD Writing Bootcamps developed out of collaboration between departments.details
Concordia UniversityVery limited but this is the direction we would like to move indetails
Dalhousie No. details
McGill UniversityYes. Collaboration is at the core of the program. Teaching and Learning Services (SKILLSETS home base) partners with Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies, Student Services, Faculties, and other service units to deliver PD. details
Memorial UniversityYes, when guest speakers from other departments speak on various topics under EDGE. Examples: - Learning to Learn (a session on study habits and the best ways to learn) _ speaker is an Engineering professor - Thesis Writing Retreat _ facilitator is the Director of the Writing Centre, and it is held in the Writing Centre - Academic Integrity Workshop & Open Access Workshops _ facilitators are library staff and sessions are held in the library - Teaching Assistant Training Program - offered by Centre for Innovation in Teaching and Learning details
Mount Allison UniversityNo. details
Nipissing UniversityNAdetails
Queen's UniversityThere is no formally established collaboration.details
Royal Roads UniversityNo. details
Ryerson UniversityNot really, but this is something we are looking at.details
Saint Mary's UniversityNo. details
Simon Fraser University (SFU)Faculty members and departments do ask for assistance putting together professional development sessions for their students. Our office helps to refer them to the appropriate person and unit. Sometimes certain departments will help co-sponsor events for grad students, such as the Jennifer Polk talk last year: https://www.sfu.ca/dean-gradstudies/blog/year/2016/02/JenPolkHighlights.html#main_content_image_0 The Dean of Graduate Studies often funds departments to run their own innovative programming. This is not only related to professional development, but it can be. An example is here: https://www.sfu.ca/dean-gradstudies/faculty/SCORE-fund.html details
Université de SherbrookeI discussed about this in the section Who develops and delivers the sessions? Indeed, all courses at the CUEFR are the results of collaboration with Faculties. CUEFR is also involved, as a collaborator, in the establishment of some general skill training program, for example at the Faculty of Sciences. These programs and CUEFR are complementary. details
University of AlbertaWith the introduction of the PD and IDP requirement, most faculties and departments have had FGSR come to their units to offer sessions, sometimes as part of their orientations, others as part of their courses, and again as stand alone offerings.details
University of Calgary The Cumming School of Medicine based out of our Foothills campus is involved in a collaborative effort with main campus to develop professional development programming, including: Graduate Professional Development Program: https://cumming.ucalgary.ca/gse/professional-development-0 Through this program students at the Foothills campus have access to a variety of sessions and events in the areas of: Academic Success, Professional Effectiveness, Career Development details
University of LethbridgeOccasionally, but not a set number of events. It is on an ad hoc basis, and usually a partnership to fulfill professional development requirements from granting agencies.details
University of ManitobaNo details
Université de MontéalOui pour certaines activités, nous sollicitons la collaboration de différents partenaires facultaires selon les thèmes abordés.details
University of New BrunswickNot as such yet.details
UOIT (University of Ontario Institute of Technology)The Office of Graduate Studies partners with a number of university and non-university partners to deliver workshops.details
University of Ottawayes, but strangely we ae not informed about it, except from this prof who got a CREATE grant?.details
University of Prince Edward IslandThe ones that the Office of Graduate Studies put on are open, the others are up to the discretion of their program.details
University of TorontoYes, we collaborate, facilitate, and broker opportunities. We also advise on best practices.details
University of VictoriaThrough the TAC programdetails
University of WaterlooNot at this time, but the departments often ask our program partners to visit classrooms and create custom workshops to address their students? needs.details
The University of WinnipegThe Faculty of Graduate Studies promotes all workshops that are generally open to all graduate students, this year this included mental wellness workshops for students and faculty; cultural workshops such as blanket exercises and ongoing speaker series? details
Western UniversityThe TSC often provides advice and support to programs who are offering professional development programs as part of their offerings.details
York UniversityYes. Examples include brownbag sessions on non-academic job resources provided to students in particular graduate programs and workshops on professional skills, such as professional communications, tailored specifically to students in programs where Graduate Program Directors identify particular needs.details
Université du Québec à MontréalL'université n'a pas fourni d'informations à ce sujet. details
Université du Québec à Trois-RIvièresL'université n'a pas fourni d'informations à ce sujet. details
Université du Québec à ChicoutimiL’université n’a pas fourni d’informations à ce sujet. details
Université du Québec à RimouskiL’université n’a pas fourni d’informations à ce sujet. details
Université du Québec à OutaouaisL’université n’a pas fourni d’informations à ce sujet. details
Université du Québec à Abitibi-TémiscamingueL’université n’a pas fourni d’informations à ce sujet. details
Institut National de la Recherche ScientifiqueL’université n’a pas fourni d’informations à ce sujet. details
École Nationale d'Administration PubliqueL’université n’a pas fourni d’informations à ce sujet. details
École de Technologie SupérieureL’université n’a pas fourni d’informations à ce sujet. details
Laurentian University Library – Predatory Journals Workshop, Research Data Management Workshop, Data and GIS Workshop Science Communications – Evolving your Presentation Workshop details
Polytechnique MontrealOui. Nous travaillons en collaboration avec ces départements et leurs enseignants responsables de ces cours pour nous assurer de la complémentarité de nos programmes. details
Universite du Quebec (Siege Social) Library – Predatory Journals Workshop, Research Data Management Workshop, Data and GIS Workshop Science Communications – Evolving your Presentation Workshop details