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The Doctoral Institute
The OBTC Doctoral Institute (DI) is a one-day, pre-conference workshop dedicated to providing promising new teacher-scholars with personal and professional development opportunities. The goals of the DI are to help participants explore a path to goal accomplishment in their academic lives and build a lasting network of fellow emerging teacher-scholars. DI participants will experience close interpersonal interaction with prominent management scholars who have successfully balanced the demands of teaching, research, service, and personal life.
The Doctoral Institute Philosophy
The OBTC Doctoral Institute aims to prepare promising scholars from research-oriented doctoral programs for a balanced academic career. Recognizing that most doctoral programs prepare students to be productive scholars, the OBTC Doctoral Institute focuses on developing participants as exceptional teachers. Therefore, the goals of the OBTC Doctoral Institute are to:
These goals are fulfilled through a series of interactive and reflective seminars with world-class faculty known for their excellence in teaching and research. Participants will engage with these faculty mentors during to discuss issues and topics relevant to maintaining a balanced academic career. The curriculum for the DI includes the following:
In addition, multiple networking opportunities will be provided as part of the Doctoral Institute, including a reception with the OBTS Board prior to the DI and a DI Alumni reception during the teaching conference.
Finally, in recognition of the importance of the teacher-scholar model and the value of experiential learning, DI participants will work collaboratively to prepare a presentation that will be delivered on the final day of the teaching conference. This will provide participants not only with valuable teaching experience, but also a conference presentation opportunity.
The 2013 OBTC Doctoral Institute
The 2013 Doctoral Institute (DI) will be held at the University of North Carolina Asheville prior to the Organizational Behavior Teaching Conference (OBTC). The DI will begin on Tuesday afternoon, June 4, and will end on Wednesday evening. The OBTC will begin Wednesday evening, June 5, and will conclude on Saturday afternoon, June 8.
The Doctoral Institute registration fee is $250. This fee includes the following:
The OBTC student registration fee is $495. This fee includes the following:
Doctoral Institute Scholarship
The Organizational Behavior Teaching Society will offer competitive scholarships for doctoral students who wish to participate in the 2013 Doctoral Institute and Organizational Behavior Teaching Conference at the University of North Carolina Asheville.
Full scholarships with additional travel assistance will be offered. Scholarship recipients will receive the following:
Doctoral Institute scholarships are competitive. Scholarship selection will consider:
DI Scholarship applications must be submitted by March 15.
For more information on the Doctoral Institute and the Doctoral Institute Scholarship, please contact Erika Small at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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