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Upcoming Events

  • Citing and Managing Sources (Recurring Event)

    Virtual

    This session covers citing basics for academic writing and includes guidelines for using direct quotes and paraphrased text, formatting in-text citations and references, style guide resources (APA & MLA), and ideas for notetaking and managing sources. This workshop is offered through the College of Graduate Studies Pathways to Success professional development program for graduate students. No RSVP or registration is …

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

    Graduate Student Center Presentation Room: Trevor Colbourn Hall: 208

    In this workshop students will think with Dr. Beever about the concept of integrity. What’s the relationship between research integrity, academic integrity, and personal integrity? How does integrity shape our institution and your lives as graduate students? Through a series of cases studies and conceptual analyses, we’ll propose answers to these questions about integrity, and connect them to questions of …

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  • Writing with Clarity

    Virtual

    Have you ever received feedback from a mentor, an editor, or a colleague that suggested your writing was unclear?  You may have known just what you intended to say but readers struggled to see the connections among your ideas. In this workshop, we will introduce you to some principles for clarity that were developed to meet the needs of readers …

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  • Identifying and Applying for Graduate Funding Opportunities

    Virtual

    Do you need help identifying and applying for graduate funding? This workshop will discuss various types of graduate funding, provide students with suggestions on how to craft a competitive fellowship application, and offer tips on how to search for assistantships.   This workshop is offered through the College of Graduate Studies Pathways to Success professional development program for graduate students. …

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  • Doing the Right Thing: What Every Graduate Student Should Know About Research Misconduct - CORE (Recurring Event)

    Graduate Student Center Presentation Room: Trevor Colbourn Hall: 208

    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 and responsible conduct of research. This workshop is offered through the College of Graduate …

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  • Data Management: Perils of Fabrication, Falsification, and Confidentiality - CORE

    Graduate Student Center Presentation Room: Trevor Colbourn Hall: 208

    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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  • Finding & Using Academic Sources (Recurring Event)

    Virtual

    This session highlights time-saving steps to locate academic sources for upcoming course assignments and literature reviews. Learn how to locate peer-reviewed articles and related sources for topics, identify relevant subject-databases and background information, develop a plan for reviewing sources, and tips to maximize Google Scholar. This workshop is offered through the College of Graduate Studies Pathways to Success professional development …

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  • Authorship Credit Collaborative Scholarship and Research: Ethical Pitfalls to Avoid - CORE (Recurring Event)

    Graduate Student Center Presentation Room: Trevor Colbourn Hall: 208

    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.  This workshop is offered through the College of Graduate Studies Pathways to Success professional development program for graduate students. No RSVP or …

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  • Citing and Managing Sources (Recurring Event)

    Virtual

    This session covers citing basics for academic writing and includes guidelines for using direct quotes and paraphrased text, formatting in-text citations and references, style guide resources (APA & MLA), and ideas for notetaking and managing sources. This workshop is offered through the College of Graduate Studies Pathways to Success professional development program for graduate students. No RSVP or registration is …

    Pathways to Success
  • Optimizing Your Online Presence (Recurring Event)

    Graduate Student Center Presentation Room: Trevor Colbourn Hall: 208

    This session covers evaluating your publishing impacts and managing your online researcher profile. Learn about methods and tools to obtain citation counts and impact data, metrics to assist in identifying key journals and notable researchers, and why it’s important to develop an online profile using sites, such as ORCID, Research Gate, Academia.edu, PIVOT, Plum Analytics, and Google Scholar. This workshop …

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  • Thesis and Dissertation Formatting with Word (Recurring Event)

    Graduate Student Center Presentation Room: Trevor Colbourn Hall: 208

    Attend this workshop to learn about setting up Microsoft Word Styles to format a thesis or dissertation. Students are strongly encouraged to attend this session in their final term if they are completing a thesis or dissertation. It is recommended that attendees bring their laptop and thesis/dissertation file. Please review Module 3 of the Thesis and Dissertation Webcourse prior to …

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  • The Academic Job Search

    Virtual

    Are you prepared to begin the job search process? This workshop will provide a comprehensive overview of the academic job search. We will discuss the job search timeline, pre-application and application process, as well as expectations of faculty interviews. This workshop is offered through the College of Graduate Studies Pathways to Success professional development program for graduate students. See https://graduate.ucf.edu/professional-development …

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  • Thesis and Dissertation Formatting with Word (Recurring Event)

    Graduate Student Center Presentation Room: Trevor Colbourn Hall: 208

    Attend this workshop to learn about setting up Microsoft Word Styles to format a thesis or dissertation. Students are strongly encouraged to attend this session in their final term if they are completing a thesis or dissertation. It is recommended that attendees bring their laptop and thesis/dissertation file. Please review Module 3 of the Thesis and Dissertation Webcourse prior to …

    Pathways to Success
  • Ethical Decisions in Grad School and Beyond - ELECTIVE (Recurring Event)

    Graduate Student Center Presentation Room: Trevor Colbourn Hall: 208

    Actions taken as a result of a decision made reflect one’s values and principles. Inherently, we know what right and wrong behavior is and we typically make the correct decision. However, there are times when we allow outside factors to influence our decisions which could lead to personal and professional consequences. This seminar will provide problem-solving methods and critical questioning …

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  • Finding & Using Academic Sources (Recurring Event)

    Virtual

    This session highlights time-saving steps to locate academic sources for upcoming course assignments and literature reviews. Learn how to locate peer-reviewed articles and related sources for topics, identify relevant subject-databases and background information, develop a plan for reviewing sources, and tips to maximize Google Scholar. This workshop is offered through the College of Graduate Studies Pathways to Success professional development …

    Pathways to Success
  • Networking for Conferences (Virtual vs In-Person)

    Virtual

    Professional Associations are currently relying heavily on technology to manage and run their conferences and professional development opportunities. Learn about how virtual conferences differ from in-person ones and what you can do to successfully prepare for them and effectively network in an online format. This workshop is offered through the College of Graduate Studies Pathways to Success professional development program …

    Pathways to Success
  • Citing and Managing Sources (Recurring Event)

    Virtual

    This session covers citing basics for academic writing and includes guidelines for using direct quotes and paraphrased text, formatting in-text citations and references, style guide resources (APA & MLA), and ideas for notetaking and managing sources. This workshop is offered through the College of Graduate Studies Pathways to Success professional development program for graduate students. No RSVP or registration is …

    Pathways to Success
  • Preparing a Research Poster (Recurring Event)

    Virtual

    Learn how to develop your research poster to communicate your research effectively to a broad community. This workshop is for students who are pareparing to present a poster at a conference or research event like the Student Scholar Symposium. 

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  • Preparing a Research Poster (Recurring Event)

    Trevor Colbourn Hall 201: Trevor Colbourn Hall 201

    Learn how to develop your research poster to communicate your research effectively to a broad community. This workshop is for students who are pareparing to present a poster at a conference or research event like the Student Scholar Symposium. 

    Pathways to Success
  • Preparing a Research Poster (Recurring Event)

    Virtual

    Learn how to develop your research poster to communicate your research effectively to a broad community. This workshop is for students who are pareparing to present a poster at a conference or research event like the Student Scholar Symposium. 

    Pathways to Success
  • Communicating Your Research (Recurring Event)

    Virtual

    Learn how to communicate your research project to a variety of audiences. This workshop is ideal for those presenting their research at the Student Scholar Symposium. 

    Pathways to Success
  • Optimizing Your Online Presence (Recurring Event)

    Virtual

    This session covers evaluating your publishing impacts and managing your online researcher profile. Learn about methods and tools to obtain citation counts and impact data, metrics to assist in identifying key journals and notable researchers, and why it’s important to develop an online profile using sites, such as ORCID, Research Gate, Academia.edu, PIVOT, Plum Analytics, and Google Scholar. This workshop …

    Pathways to Success
  • Communicating Your Research (Recurring Event)

    Virtual

    Learn how to communicate your research project to a variety of audiences. This workshop is ideal for those presenting their research at the Student Scholar Symposium. 

    Pathways to Success
  • Doing the Right Thing: What Every Graduate Student Should Know About Research Misconduct - CORE (Recurring Event)

    Trevor Coulborn Hall 201: TCH 201

    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 and responsible conduct of research. This workshop is offered through the College of Graduate …

    Pathways to Success
  • Communicating Your Research (Recurring Event)

    Graduate Student Center Presentation Room: Trevor Colbourn Hall: 208

    Learn how to communicate your research project to a variety of audiences. This workshop is ideal for those presenting their research at the Student Scholar Symposium. 

    Pathways to Success