• QPR-a-Thon

    Student Union: 316A

    QPR (Question, Persuade, Refer) is a program designed for everyone to learn what can be done to prevent suicide. The training session is a one-hour presentation where you will learn the signs of suicide and three basic principles of how to help save a life. QPR is designed for students, faculty, and staff, and anyone at UCF. On Wednesday, September ...

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  • Video Captioning Accessibility (Recurring Event)

    Classroom Building I: Room 202 (Faculty Multimedia Center)

    Course number: DIV295 Facilitator: Brad Held This hands-on workshop will teach individuals how to add captions to their video content. The workshop will examine the following areas: Best practice for displaying captions (Accuracy, Placement, Fonts, Length, Auto Captioning). Most popular used programs in digital content creation (Adobe After Effects, Adobe Premiere, Apple Final Cut and Camtasia). How to add captions ...

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  • 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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  • Interviewer Certification - PER006 (Faculty & Staff Only) (Recurring Event)

    UCF Human Resources - Innovative Center: Training Room

    Do you want to hire the best people? During this workshop we will:* Introduce the concept of behavioral interviewing* Examine areas of possible discrimination concerns* Review hiring procedures * Offer 100+ interview questions to select from for your interviews * Provide sample reference check questions upon completion of the program, participants earn the designation of "Certified Interviewer," a requirement for ...

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  • Workshop: How to Handle Red Ink and Reviews (Feedback in Research) (Recurring Event)

    Student Union: Egmont Key Meeting Room (Room 224)

    Feedback is a central part of academic research, but it can be tough to take. This workshop is designed to help students take full advantage of the feedback they receive during the research process, including how to ask for more or different feedback, how to analyze that feedback, and how to improve based on the new information they gain in ...

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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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  • No Stress Zone: Reducing Test Taking Anxiety

    Student Union: Cedar Key Meeting Room (Room 223)

    Does the thought of a looming test get you nervous and shaky? Learn tips to help you breeze through your next test stress free!

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  • Practice of Respect and Community Building (Recurring Event)

    Barbara Ying Center: 140

    Facilitator: Rachel Luce-Hitt Course number: DIV337 Inclusive environments cannot emerge without a foundation of strong relationship building. Utilizing the Principles for How We Treat Each Other as a tool, participants will learn strategies for creating communities of peace, justice, and respect. Registration Instructions Faculty, A&P and USPS: Register online at my.UCF.edu. > Employee Self Service > Learning & Development > ...

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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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  • Diversity Certificate Series: Module 2 (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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  • Pass the General Knowledge Test (GKT) (Recurring Event)

    Teaching Academy: 301

    The purpose of this workshop is to help candidates prepare effectively for the General Knowledge Test. This session will help direct student focus to relevant material for review. We will briefly cover Math and English Language in each workshop.

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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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  • 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 Get Started In Undergraduate Research (Recurring Event)

    Student Union: Key West Ballroom (Room 218A)

    Are you interested in learning more about research? Not sure where to start or how to navigate all the programs available? This workshop will discuss how to expand your academic experience through undergraduate research. No RSVP required. All workshops are first come, first serve unless otherwise noted. Questions? Feel free to contact the Office of Undergraduate Research (OUR@ ucf.edu)

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  • Inclusive Communication

    Barbara Ying Center: 140

    Course number: DIV053 Facilitator: Rachel Luce-Hitt This workshop identifies some common mistakes made when communicating about age, class, disabilities, ethnicity, gender, language, looks, race, religion, and sexual orientation. It also highlights words, phrases, and behaviors that can enhance the process of communicating about and across various dimensions of difference. Registration Instructions Faculty, A&P and USPS: Register online at my.UCF.edu. > ...

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  • Lunch with TED Series - The Enchanting Music of Sign Language

    Barbara Ying Center: 140

    Course number: DIV301 Facilitator: Victoria Weston With a quick overview of the basics of sign language as a frame of reference for non-signers, followed by "The Enchanting Music of Sign Language" and discussion as an introspective look at our hearing world. "Artist and TED Fellow Christine Sun Kim was born deaf, and she was taught to believe that sound wasn't ...

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  • The Next Level: Preparing for Professional School

    Student Union: Cedar Key Meeting Room (Room 223)

    Wondering how to become competitive for med school, law school or another health-professional school? Join the Office of Pre-Health and Pre-Law Advising staff to learn how their office can assist you in pursuing a Pre-Professional program.

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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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  • Can Using Sites Like Course Hero and Quizlet Get You in Trouble?

    Student Union: 224

    Learn how to use such websites appropriately and avoid making mistakes that could have serious consequences both in the classroom and with the University.

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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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