• Webcourses@UCF Open Lab (Recurring Event)

    Center for Distributed Learning: LIB - 161B

    All open labs and workshops are available to faculty, staff, and teaching assistants at UCF. Webcourses@UCF Open Support Labs provide an opportunity to work on your online courses and ask questions of the support staff. Come any time during the open hours (we recommend no later than 30 minutes before the end of the lab). You can learn more about ...

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  • Bodhi the Therapy Dog - Presented by CAPS

    Counseling and Psychological Services: Group room

    Take a “paws” from your busy day and spend some time with Bodhi, UCF's registered therapy dog. Learn about relaxation, wellness, and Bodhi. Part of the Take Charge Tuesdays workshop series, presented by CAPS. CAPS workshops are free, require no sign-up, and seats are provided on a first-come, first-served basis.

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  • Field of Memories - Be Aware, Show You Care

    Memory Mall

    The Field of Memories - Be Aware, Show You Care Flag Exhibit is a powerful and poignant visual display representing the 1,100 suicides that occur on U.S. college campuses each year. Students participate in the event by personalizing a flag to show their support, their increased awareness, or to honor a memory of someone lost to suicide. At Memory Mall, ...

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  • Time Management: Strategies for Graduate Student Success

    Graduate Student Center: Colbourn Hall, Suite 146

    Managing your use of time is a key to living a successful, productive, and happy life! This presentation will address specific time management strategies including planning, balancing activities, setting priorities, making a schedule to fit all that you have to do and want to do as a graduate student, and other useful tips for making the most of your time. ...

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  • Understanding Power and Privilege (Recurring Event)

    Barbara Ying Center: 140

    Course number: DIV016 Facilitator: Rachel Luce-HittPrerequisite: ABCs of Diversity This session looks at the concepts of power and privilege in detail and describes actions that can be adopted to mitigate the effects of social injustice. Registration Instructions Faculty, A&P and USPS: Register online at my.UCF.edu. > Employee Self Service > Learning & Development > Request Training Enrollment Students and OPS: ...

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  • What Every Graduate Student Should Know About Research Misconduct (Recurring Event)

    Graduate Student Center: Colbourn Hall, Suite 146

    In this session students will learn the 12 core areas of responsible conduct of research (RCR). The core areas will be explored using a combination of case studies and facilitated discussion. Emphasis will be placed on recognizing the historical foundations of RCR within the broader landscape of ethics. Students will learn how to leverage communication and disclosure for the ethical ...

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  • Social Networking (Recurring Event)

    Graduate Student Center: Colbourn Hall, Suite 146

    Take your job search online. Learn effective strategies for searching and networking online with systems including KnightLink, LinkedIn, and other social networking sites. Students must register for all workshops through their myUCF Student Center under Graduate Students then Pathways to Success.

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  • Performance Appraisal Fundamentals - PER067 (Faculty & Staff Supervisors Only) (Recurring Event)

    UCF Human Resources - Innovative Center: Training Room

    Learn all about UCF's performance appraisal process! Topics include: * Benefits and multiple uses of appraisals* UCF procedures for USPS and A&P* How to make the process faster/easier* What and how to document* How to set SMART goals with your staff This workshop is limited to current supervisors of USPS and A&P eligible staff.

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  • Optimizing Your Online Presence (Recurring Event)

    Graduate Student Center: Colbourn Hall, Suite 146

    Part 1: Citation Metrics & Measuring Impact Citation metrics provide quantitative data used to evaluate the impact of a scholar’s research. Several methods and tools exist to assist scholars with obtaining information about citation counts and impact data, such as ISI Web of Science, Google Scholar, and other citation counting tools by discipline. Metrics also assist scholars with identifying key ...

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  • Where to Publish and Author Rights (Recurring Event)

    Graduate Student Center: Colbourn Hall, Suite 146

    How do you decide which journals are a best fit for your manuscript? Do you know that all rights to a work are often assigned to publishers when a manuscript is accepted? Learn to be a savvy author! This two-part workshop will cover criteria to consider when planning where to submit your work for publication and basic information about copyright ...

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  • Exploring How Perceptions (and Misconceptions) of Persons with Disabilities May Affect Attitudes and Behaviors

    Barbara Ying Center: 140

    Course number: DIV263 Facilitators: Sabrina Marks, Marisa Lucca, and Trisha Brockway The culture in the United States places significant emphasis on self-reliance and individual autonomy. This often means that persons with disabilities are expected to find ways to improve their situations and develop social relationships in a climate in which the attitudes, and ultimately the behaviors, of others present additional ...

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  • Ethical Decision Making in Graduate School and Beyond (Recurring Event)

    Graduate Student Center: Colbourn Hall, Suite 146

    Actions taken as a result of a decision made reflect one’s values and principles. Inherently, we know what is right and wrong behavior but do we understand how others judge right and wrong behavior. This seminar will provide problem-solving methods and critical questioning techniques associated with the practice of ethical decision making. During the seminar, participants will have an opportunity ...

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  • General Knowledge Test: English Language (Small Group Session)

    Education Complex 223L: ED 223L

    Let's use cooperative learning to fine tune our English Language skills to pass the General Knowledge Test (GKT). Only 9 seats available... please contact Dawn at Diana.Scott@ucf.edu for your seat today.

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  • CANCELED: Endnote & RefWorks: Citing made Easy! (Recurring Event)

    Graduate Student Center: Colbourn Hall, Suite 146

    Citation Management Tools allow you to dedicate more time to research! Join us for a hands-on session where you learn how to export citations from library databases, organize citations, generate bibliographies, and format citations in a Word document. Endnote & RefWorks can help make managing your references and formatting citations easy! All sessions cover both tools. Please bring your own ...

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  • Diversity Certificate Series: Module 3 (Recurring Event)

    Barbara Ying Center: 140

    Must attend all four modules to receive completion certificate. Location of all modules: Barbara Ying Center, Room 140 Facilitator: Barbara Thompson Module 1 (DIV285): Friday, September 15 from 2:30pm-4:30pm Module 2 (DIV286): Friday, September 22 from 2:30pm-4:30pm Module 3 (DIV287): Friday, September 29 from 2:30pm-4:30pm Module 4 (DIV288): Friday, October 6 from 2:30pm-4:30pm Facilitator: Rachel Luce-Hitt Module 1 (DIV285): Tuesday, ...

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  • Mindfulness Mondays - Presented by CAPS (Recurring Event)

    Counseling and Psychological Services: Group room

    Looking for a more peaceful approach to your week? Come experience a new way of being and learn mindfulness skills! Mindfulness is being in contact in the present moment, and is a skill that can be developed over time. This workshop will help you utilize your inner resources to let go of thoughts, let your feelings be, and work toward ...

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  • Workshop - How to: Use Research To Promote Your Online Identity (Recurring Event)

    Student Union: Egmont Key Meeting Room (Room 224)

    Have you ever Googled yourself? Managing your online identity is becoming more important as students develop in their academic and professional careers. Awareness of your professional online identity and understanding the perception of future employers and graduate school admission committees have of your online presence is just the first step. The focus of this workshop is social searching and actively ...

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  • CANCELED: Endnote & RefWorks: Citing made Easy! (Recurring Event)

    Graduate Student Center: Colbourn Hall, Suite 146

    Citation Management Tools allow you to dedicate more time to research! Join us for a hands-on session where you learn how to export citations from library databases, organize citations, generate bibliographies, and format citations in a Word document. Endnote & RefWorks can help make managing your references and formatting citations easy! All sessions cover both tools. Please bring your own ...

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  • The Rise and Fall of Jim Crow Certificate Series (Recurring Event)

    Barbara Ying Center: 140

    Must attend all four programs to receive completion certificate. Course number: DIV201 (Parts 1 & 2), DIV202 (Parts 3 & 4) Facilitator: Barbara Thompson Based on the four-part DVD series, The Rise and Fall of Jim Crow, this workshop offers a comprehensive look at race relations in the United States between the Civil War and the Civil Rights Movement. This ...

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  • Bring Your A Game: Getting A’s Using Time Management

    Student Union: Cedar Key Meeting Room (Room 223)

    Develop techniques necessary to become an effective time manager. Learn how to prioritize, make effective lists, and become better at multi-tasking and studying.

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  • Parental Leave - PER094 (Faculty & Staff Only)

    UCF Human Resources - Innovative Center: Training Room

    Congratulations on your upcoming bundle of joy! Curious about how this affects your time at the University? Come along to this seminar which offers the necessary information and paperwork about Leave of Absence in regards to Human Resources for both your prenatal care and your post birth status. Dads are welcome too!

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  • Career: Knowing + Doing - Presented by CAPS

    Counseling and Psychological Services: Group room

    Unsure of what you want to do and where to start? There are resources on campus to help you know yourself and your options. Come learn about myths, barriers and how to take steps in the right direction for you. Part of the Take Charge Tuesdays workshop series, presented by CAPS. CAPS workshops are free, require no sign-up, and seats ...

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  • Perils of Fabrication, Falsification, and Confidentiality (Recurring Event)

    Graduate Student Center: Colbourn Hall, Suite 146

    This workshop addresses research misconduct in the form of fabrication of data or experimental outcomes, falsifying data or originality of material (e.g., plagiarism) and breech of confidentially of data as it relates to human subjects or contractual obligations. An historical perspective is given to highlight some infamous examples of misconduct and the ensuing scandals when they were publicized. Some mechanisms ...

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  • Healthy Knight Expo

    Student Union: Pegasus Ballroom

    Students, faculty, and staff are invited to attend UCF's largest Health Expo. Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS), Student Health Services (SHS), UCF Cares, Recreation and Wellness (RWC), Wellness and Health Promotions (WHPS), as well as several other campus departments, student organizations and community partners will be on site sharing the available resources. Free flu shots will be available to students ...

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  • Authorship, Credit and Collaborative Scholarship and Research (Recurring Event)

    Graduate Student Center: Colbourn Hall, Suite 146

    This workshop will help to clarify rules governing authorship of peer-reviewed publications, with particular focus on archival journals. We will identify issues and decision making with respect to authorship through the instructor’s personal experiences and example case studies. Students must register for all workshops through their myUCF Student Center under Graduate Students then Pathways to Success.

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