SPARC Award Sample Goals and Activities for the Mentored Teaching and Research Plan

Teaching Goals and Activities

Teaching goals and activities help you develop skills that are important to becoming an effective teacher in higher education.

Examples

Goal Activity Target Date
Develop presentation skills
  1. Present a guest lecture under the guidance of a faculty member
  2. Record myself teaching a topic and evaluate my performance
11/20/YYYY
Acquire knowledge of at least 2 different teaching methods
  1. Attend a seminar on teaching in higher education
  2. Research and summarize relevant information from 3 published articles on flipped classrooms
3/30/YYYY


Research Goals and Activities

Research goals and activities help you develop skills that are important to becoming an effective researcher in the discipline of communication sciences and disorders (CSD).

Examples

Goal   Activity  Target Date
Increase grant-writing knowledge and skills
  1. Attend a summer grant-writing workshop sponsored by the University of X
  2. Assist mentor with preparing an application for a small grant
8/25/YYYY
Engage in supervised research activities relating to an ongoing literacy project
  1. Assist with data analysis of existing data set
  2. Present a poster relating to an ongoing research project at the ASHA Convention
7/6/YYYY

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