• STARTALK - Intensive Russian Program

    UCF Global

    Do you want to expand your language and cultural fluencies, enhance your academic resume, and gain a competitive edge in the global workforce? UCF STARTALK Russian Language and Culture Immersion Program may be for you! In 2018, STARTALK is welcoming high school students, community members, and UCF students. The United States government designates Russian as a “critical need” language, and ...

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  • GKT English Language, Reading and Writing Skills Group Session (Recurring Event)

    Education Complex 206L: ED206L

    This session allows for a small group of students studying for the GKT in English Language, Reading and Writing Skills to work independently or in groups with the aid of a tutor. Bring your own books with specific questions in mind, or use our work books, and together we can work through the issues step by step.

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  • QPR/Suicide Prevention Training

    CAPS

    QPR stands for Question, Persuade, and Refer -- 3 simple steps that you can learn to help save a life from suicide. Just as people trained in CPR and the Heimlich Maneuver help save thousands of lives each year, people trained in QPR learn how to recognize the warning signs of a person in distress and possibly a suicidal crisis ...

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  • 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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  • Diversity Certificate Series: Module 3

    Barbara Ying Center: 140

    Must attend all four modules to receive a completion certificate. Module 1 Tuesday, July 3 from 2:30-4:30pm Facilitator: Rachel Luce-Hitt Location: Barbara Ying Center, Room 140 Module 2 Tuesday, July 10 from 2:30-4:30pm Facilitator: Rachel Luce-Hitt Location: Barbara Ying Center, Room 140 Module 3 Tuesday, July 17 from 2:30-4:30pm Facilitator: Rachel Luce-Hitt Location: Barbara Ying Center, Room 140 Module 4 ...

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  • Where to Publish and Author Rights Workshop (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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  • Take Charge of Social Anxiety! - Presented by CAPS

    CAPS

    Sometimes the idea of meeting new people or being in crowds can be difficult. Come to learn and apply strategies to manage anxiety in a healthy way and take steps to be more engaged. Part of the Take Charge Tuesdays workshop series, presented by CAPS. CAPS workshops are free, require no sign-up, and space is provided on a first-come, first-served ...

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  • Performance Management 1.0 - LDR004 (Faculty & Staff Supervisors Only)

    UCF Human Resources - Innovative Center: Training Room

    As a supervisor, your role is to coach, motivate, and empower others to use their skills, expertise, and ideas to produce results. What is performance management and how do you do it? Come learn about best practices in performance management, the benefits gained when performance management is done well, and specific practice with writing goals for performance and using the ...

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  • Ethical and Legal Issues in Teaching – ELECTIVE (Recurring Event)

    Graduate Student Center: Colbourn Hall, Suite 146

    A discussion of various issues that may and do arise in college and university-level teaching, including disruptive student behavior, academic dishonesty, FERPA, your responsibilities as an instructor or Teaching Assistant. Also included as a central feature is the place of the UCF Creed and UCF Golden Rule as guiding principles. Students must register for all workshops through their myUCF Student ...

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  • Library Research and Literature Review Strategies (Recurring Event)

    Graduate Student Center: Colbourn Hall, Suite 146

    What strategies do you use to conduct library research? This session highlights effective strategies to locate sources for literature reviews and academic projects. Learn about cited reference searches and database search strategies, how to create alerts to stay up to date, tips to customize Google Scholar, and options to manage sources using Mendeley and RefWorks. Please bring your laptop if ...

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  • Smart Answers to Tough Questions: Advanced Interviewing

    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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  • 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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  • Endnote and 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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  • Safe Zone Series: Gold

    Barbara Ying Center: 140

    Course number: DIV243 Thursday, July 19 from 1:00pm-3:00pm Facilitator: LGBTQ+ Services Location: Barbara Ying Center Room 140 The GOLD Knights workshop aims to provide education on topics concerning language specific to gender and sexual/romantic orientation within the LGBTQ+ community. Participants will learn more about contemporary ideas of gender, sexual orientation, biological sex, romantic orientation, and gender presentation. Training Objectives: Increase ...

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  • Finding Balance in Life - CAPS DBT Workshops (Recurring Event)

    CAPS

    Practice mindfulness, interpersonal effectiveness, emotion regulation, and distress tolerance in this Dialectical Behavior Therapy-informed workshop series. CAPS workshops are free, require no sign-up, and space is provided on a first-come first-serve basis to currently enrolled students.

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  • GKT English Language and Reading Skills (Recurring Event)

    Teaching Academy 303: TA 303

    Overview of GKT with practice questions in English Language and Reading Skills, building on the competency skills over the course of the semester. The purpose of this workshop is to help candidates prepare effectively for the General Knowledge Test in the English Language and Reading Sections. These sessions will help direct the students' focus to relevant material for review.

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  • Couples Workshop - CAPS Be Well Do Well Workshops

    CAPS

    This workshop aims to help those interested in building healthy, strong, and stable romantic relationships. CAPS workshops are free, require no sign-up, and space is provided on a first-come-first-serve basis to currently enrolled students.

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  • Diversity Certificate Series: Module 4

    Barbara Ying Center: 140

    Must attend all four modules to receive a completion certificate. Module 1 Tuesday, July 3 from 2:30-4:30pm Facilitator: Rachel Luce-Hitt Location: Barbara Ying Center, Room 140 Module 2 Tuesday, July 10 from 2:30-4:30pm Facilitator: Rachel Luce-Hitt Location: Barbara Ying Center, Room 140 Module 3 Tuesday, July 17 from 2:30-4:30pm Facilitator: Rachel Luce-Hitt Location: Barbara Ying Center, Room 140 Module 4 ...

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  • Safe Zone Series: Advocates Training (Recurring Event)

    Barbara Ying Center: 140

    Course number: DIV241 Tuesday, June 26 from 10:00am-12:00pmFacilitator: LGBTQ+ ServicesLocation: Barbara Ying Center, Room 140 Wednesday, July 25 from 10:00am-12:00pmFacilitator: LGBTQ+ ServicesLocation: Barbara Ying Center, Room 140 The Safe Zone Advocates training is the second in the series and was created to further individual knowledge and understanding of LGBTQ+ issues. The training is geared toward helping attendees explore, identify, and ...

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  • Drum Your Stress Away! - CAPS Be Well Do Well Workshops

    CAPS

    Experience the power of music to help you lower stress, increase relaxation skills, build intrapersonal support, and discover your personal rhythm. In this workshop, you will use drums to express yourself by engaging in an evidence-based program to increase overall wellness. * No musical experience necessary. Drums provided. Part of the Take Charge Tuesdays workshop series, presented by CAPS. CAPS ...

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  • Navigating Change - PER204 (Faculty & Staff Only) (Recurring Event)

    UCF Human Resources - Innovative Center: Training Room

    Organizational change is constant…and it’s challenging, for both individuals and teams. This workshop provides insights into how people typically respond to change, and actions we can take to make the transition as smooth as possible. Topics include: Impacts of change on individuals and teams Strategies to work through change to achieve positive outcomes Techniques to reduce stress Stress and change ...

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  • Create a Professional Portfolio

    Graduate Student Center: Colbourn Hall, Suite 146

    Understand the importance of showcasing your skills, experiences and accomplishments through the use of a portfolio. Compare the advantages of both a hard copy and an electronic portfolio. Students must register for all workshops through their myUCF Student Center under Graduate Students then Pathways to Success.

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  • Finding Balance in Life - CAPS DBT Workshops (Recurring Event)

    CAPS

    Practice mindfulness, interpersonal effectiveness, emotion regulation, and distress tolerance in this Dialectical Behavior Therapy-informed workshop series. CAPS workshops are free, require no sign-up, and space is provided on a first-come first-serve basis to currently enrolled students.

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  • Peace Film Series: Denial

    Barbara Ying Center: 140

    Course number: DIV155 Thursday, July 26 from 1:30pm-4:30pm Facilitator: Rachel Luce-Hitt Location: Barbara Ying Center, Room 140 Oscar winner Rachel Weisz stars in this powerful true story based on the acclaimed book, Denial: Holocaust History on Trial. When Deborah Lipstadt (Weisz) speaks out against Holocaust denier David Irving (Timothy Spall) over his falsification of history, she discovers that the stakes ...

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  • GKT English Language and Reading Skills (Recurring Event)

    Teaching Academy 303: TA 303

    Overview of GKT with practice questions in English Language and Reading Skills, building on the competency skills over the course of the semester. The purpose of this workshop is to help candidates prepare effectively for the General Knowledge Test in the English Language and Reading Sections. These sessions will help direct the students' focus to relevant material for review.

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