• Ethics: Personal Integrity as a Graduate Student (Recurring Event)

    Graduate Student Center: Colbourn Hall, Suite 146

    This workshop is an examination of relevant issues involved in the concept of "integrity" in one's role as a graduate student. Among the issues discussed are professional codes of conduct the meaning of "honor" and personal responsibility. CORE Academic Integrity Workshop Students must register for all workshops through their myUCF Student Center under Graduate Students then Pathways to Success.

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  • Intellectual and Other Conflicts of Interest

    Graduate Student Center: Colbourn Hall, Suite 146

    This workshop addresses the various conflicts of interest encountered by faculty during their academic and research tenure. The session will address conflicts of interest between faculty and students, financial conflicts of interests related to sponsored research and conflicts of commitments related to faculty members institutional assignments and their private business or consulting activity. The objective of the session is to ...

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  • Integrating Textual Sources Effectively

    Graduate Student Center: Colbourn Hall, Suite 146

    The selection of textual sources and their incorporation in evidence-based writing can present problems for aspiring academic writers. Workshop participants will learn to distinguish types of evidence relevant in their academic discipline and will be introduced to Joseph Bizup’s BEAM schema that focuses on the function of a source in a document. Students must register for all workshops through their ...

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  • Beginning the Thesis or Dissertation

    Graduate Student Center: Colbourn Hall, Suite 146

    This workshop is intended for graduate students in their first or second term after enrolling in thesis or dissertation hours. Attendees will learn essential information on the entire thesis and dissertation process including the role of the advisory committee, research organization, conducting human subjects research, copyright issues, publishing, formatting requirements, campus resources. Students must register for all workshops through their ...

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  • Thesis or Dissertation Formatting Using Microsoft’s Hidden Tools (Recurring Event)

    Graduate Student Center: Colbourn Hall, Suite 146

    Attend this workshop to learn tips and pitfalls involved with using Microsoft Word to format an electronic thesis or dissertation. Participants will be shown a demonstration of how to use the following Microsoft Word functions: styles for headings and subheadings, captions for figures and tables, page numbering, automatic generation of the Table of Contents and List of Figures/Tables, converting to ...

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  • Dealing with Communication Anxiety

    Graduate Student Center: Colbourn Hall, Suite 146

    Many people deal with some level of communication anxiety when speaking in public. Whether you lead a small discussion, teach a large lecture, or present at meetings or conferences, nerves can get the best of you. We will learn some techniques to alleviate speaking anxiety and boost confidence in the classroom. Students must register for all workshops through their myUCF ...

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Learning from Expert Writers

    Graduate Student Center: Colbourn Hall, Suite 146

    The strategies writers employ to complete a major writing task differ from one academic discipline to another, and from one writing task to the next. This workshop discusses the importance of analyzing how respected writers in their discipline succeed in publishing their research. Students must register for all workshops through their myUCF Student Center under Graduate Students then Pathways to ...

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  • Smart Answers to Tough Questions: Advanced Interviewing (Recurring Event)

    Graduate Student Center: Colbourn Hall, Suite 146

    Distinguish between what the employer is asking and what the employer really wants to know! Develop strategies that will help you answer tough behavior based questions. Students must register for all workshops through their myUCF Student Center under Graduate Students then Pathways to Success.

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  • CANCELED: Identifying and Applying for Graduate Research Fellowships (Recurring Event)

    Graduate Student Center: Colbourn Hall, Suite 146

    Learn what it takes to get various funding agencies to show you the money, such as fellowships and other major awards. After taking this session you’ll know how to apply and when, how to compile a strong application including your personal statement and research plan, and finally, we’ll provide you with additional resources needed to take advantage of these opportunities. ...

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  • Doing Research that Matters

    Graduate Student Center: Colbourn Hall, Suite 146

    This workshop describes how to improve the impact of your research by anticipating the markets and value for your ideas and innovations. These insights help researchers attract grants, institutional support, and commercial investment. Students must register for all workshops through their myUCF Student Center under Graduate Students then Pathways to Success.

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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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  • Strategies for Graduate Students to Manage Stress

    Graduate Student Center: Colbourn Hall, Suite 146

    Feeling stressed with life as a graduate student? This session will offer an interactive presentation on stress management. The presentation will cover the definition, causes and signs of stress. Stress remedies will also be reviewed. Time will be allotted for questions and answers. Students must register for all workshops through their myUCF Student Center under Graduate Students then Pathways to ...

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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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  • Understand your Credit — Your New GPA

    Graduate Student Center: Colbourn Hall, Suite 146

    What does it take to earn a high credit score, what actually affects your credit, who’s looking at it? Find out about the myths involving your credit score and how to build and maintain successful credit. Students must register for all workshops through their myUCF Student Center under Graduate Students then Pathways to Success.

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