• Word Hacks– Assignment Formatting Made Easy (Recurring Event)

    Graduate Student Center: Trevor Colbourn Hall: 213

    Unlocking the powerful tools in Microsoft Word to simplify and stylize your assignment formatting. We will be exploring WordStyles, sections, in-text referencing, navigation and more with tips and tricks that can be used in every class and beyond graduate school. Students must register for all workshops through their myUCF Student Center under Graduate Students then Pathways to Success.

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  • Writing like a Member in my Academic Field

    Graduate Student Center: Trevor Colbourn Hall: 213

    Each academic field has set guidelines for genres, purposes and varying audiences. This workshop will focus on how to guide a novice in their understanding of appropriate writing conventions by reading and analyzing subject-specific texts, practicing discipline-specific writing tasks, and helping them understand the theoretical foundations of their academic discipline in regard to written communication. Students must register for all ...

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  • Apps to Help Organize Your Research Life (Recurring Event)

    Graduate Student Center: Trevor Colbourn Hall: 213

    Do you ever wonder if there is a great app out there that you are missing out on? Need help staying organized, taking notes, or need a better way to communicate with classmates over shared projects? Well look no further as this session will introduce helpful and important apps that all grad students should love and use! We will cover ...

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  • Lacking Experience or Changing Careers? Combination Resumes that Work (Recurring Event)

    Graduate Student Center: Trevor Colbourn Hall: 213

    A combination resume is an excellent resume format for students who are changing careers and for students who don’t have significant experience in their field of interest. Learn strategies to develop a combination resume that highlights your transferable skills and accomplishments. Students must register for all workshops through their myUCF Student Center under Graduate Students then Pathways to Success.

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

    Graduate Student Center: Trevor Colbourn Hall: 213

    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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  • Creating and Presenting Posters

    Graduate Student Center: Trevor Colbourn Hall: 213

    Participants in this session will learn how to design, create and deliver a poster presentation. Students must register for all workshops through their myUCF Student Center under Graduate Students then Pathways to Success.

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  • Endnote and RefWorks: Citing Made Easy! (Recurring Event)

    Graduate Student Center: Trevor Colbourn Hall: 213

    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! Session covers both tools. Please bring your own laptop ...

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  • Where to Publish and Author Rights (Recurring Event)

    Graduate Student Center: Trevor Colbourn Hall: 213

    How do you decide which journals are the 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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  • Green Dot Bystander Training

    Graduate Student Center: Trevor Colbourn Hall: 213

    Green Dot is a bystander intervention initiative that empowers students, faculty, and staff to be active bystanders in the UCF Community. Green Dot seeks to change the UCF culture by giving people the tools to successfully and confidently intervene. Whether you are intervening directly or are meeting with a student in distress, Green Dot empowers people to do something to ...

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  • What is a CV? (Recurring Event)

    Graduate Student Center: Trevor Colbourn Hall: 213

    How does a CV differ from a resume? Techniques to target academic and professional positions will be discussed. Discover the components and formats to create a document that effectively communicates your professional background. Students must register for all workshops through their myUCF Student Center under Graduate Students then Pathways to Success.

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  • Communicate Your Research

    Graduate Student Center: Trevor Colbourn Hall: 213

    Learn how to communicate your research project to a variety of audiences. This workshop is ideal for those presenting their research at the Graduate Research Forum, Showcase of Undergraduate Research Excellence, or other conferences. Students must register for all workshops through their myUCF Student Center under Graduate Students then Pathways to Success.

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  • Endnote: Citing made Easy! - Online

    Online

    Citation Management Tools allow you to dedicate more time to research! Join us to 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! This session covers ONLY ONE citation management tool, Endnote. Please note: Students will receive ...

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  • “Writing to Learn” and “Learning to Write”: Two Strategies on the Road to Expertise

    Graduate Student Center: Trevor Colbourn Hall: 213

    While writing facilitates learning effectively, it also serves a means for a writer to become an expert in their field. Writing studies have shown how low stakes writing helps writers to learn constructed domain knowledge in their academic field, provided that writers practice short, informal writing tasks that will encourage them to focus their attention on a particular aspect of ...

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  • Identifying Graduate Funding Opportunities

    Graduate Student Center: Trevor Colbourn Hall: 213

    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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  • Three Minute Thesis Information Session and Pitch Workshop (Recurring Event)

    Graduate Student Center: Trevor Colbourn Hall: 213

    The Three Minute Thesis (3MT) Preparation Workshop offers an overview of the competition and training for communicating your research to a non-specialist audience. This workshop will delve into components of a prize-worthy pitch, walk through examples of successful 3MT pitches, and teach participants about “Presentation Zen.” Workshops are open to all graduate students and are a helpful resource for those ...

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  • Library Research and Literature Review Strategies (Recurring Event)

    Graduate Student Center: Trevor Colbourn Hall: 213

    What strategies do you use to conduct library research? This session highlights effective strategies to locate sources for literature reviews and research projects. Learn about options for citation tracking, database searches, setting publication alerts/notifications, Google Scholar tips, and examine literature review examples. Please bring a laptop if you want to follow along with the presentation. Students must register for all ...

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  • Optimizing Your Online Presence (Recurring Event)

    Graduate Student Center: Trevor Colbourn Hall: 213

    Join us to learn more about evaluating research impacts and managing your online research profile. 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 ...

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  • Completing the Thesis or Dissertation

    Graduate Student Center: Trevor Colbourn Hall: 213

    This question and answer session is intended for graduate students in their final term. Prior to attending, students should review the information in the Thesis and Dissertation Web course and bring any questions they have to the workshop. Following the workshop, attendees will understand all of the steps needed to complete the thesis or dissertation process. Students must register for ...

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

    Graduate Student Center: Trevor Colbourn Hall: 213

    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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  • How It Works For You: Networking Techniques (Recurring Event)

    Graduate Student Center: Trevor Colbourn Hall: 213

    Overcome fears and anxiety related to networking by using outcome-based thinking. Learn what to do before, during and after a networking event. Students must register for all workshops through their myUCF Student Center under Graduate Students then Pathways to Success.

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  • Library Research & Literature Review Strategies - Online (Recurring Event)

    Online

    What strategies do you use to conduct library research? This session highlights effective strategies to locate sources for literature reviews and research projects. Learn about options for citation tracking, database searches, setting publication alerts/notifications, Google Scholar tips, and examine literature review examples. Students must register for all workshops through their myUCF Student Center under Graduate Students then Pathways to Success. ...

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  • Presentation Skills (Recurring Event)

    Graduate Student Center: Trevor Colbourn Hall: 213

    Does the idea of giving a presentation freak you out? I have good news and bad news. Bad news – presentations are unavoidable in your courses and in your future career path. Good news – presentation skills are something you can easily improve! This 45-minute session will provide some tips, tricks, and ideas for how to become a better presenter. ...

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  • RefWorks: Citing Made Easy! - Online

    Online

    Citation Management Tools allow you to dedicate more time to research! Join us to learn how to export citations from library databases, organize citations, generate bibliographies, and format citations in a Word document. Citation management tools can help make managing your references and formatting citations easy! This session covers ONLY ONE citation management tool: RefWorks. Please note: Students will receive ...

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  • Beginning the Thesis or Dissertation

    Graduate Student Center: Trevor Colbourn Hall: 213

    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 Word’s Hidden Tools (Recurring Event)

    Graduate Student Center: Trevor Colbourn Hall: 213

    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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