• 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! All sessions cover both tools. Please bring your own ...

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

    Graduate Student Center: Trevor Colbourn Hall: 213

    This engaging discussion-driven workshop offers an examination of relevant issues involved in the concept of "integrity" in one's role as a graduate student. Among the issues discussed are the relationship between research and personal integrity, the relationship of compliance and ethics, professional and personal codes of conduct, the meaning of "honor," and personal responsibility. Students must register for all workshops ...

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  • What is a CV?

    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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  • 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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  • Achieve Your Goals!

    Graduate Student Center: Trevor Colbourn Hall: 213

    As a graduate student you likely have personal and academic related goals that you want to achieve. In this presentation, you will learn strategies for setting goals and ways of staying motivated to accomplish your goals. Students must register for all workshops through their myUCF Student Center under Graduate Students then Pathways to Success.

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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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  • Identifying and Applying for Graduate Funding Opportunities

    Graduate Student Center: Trevor Colbourn Hall: 213

    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. Students must register for all workshops through their myUCF Student Center under Graduate Students then Pathways to Success.

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  • How It Works For You: Networking Techniques – Webinar Online

    Online

    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. Please note: Students will receive a link to participate online upon registration in myUCF.

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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! All sessions cover both tools. Please bring your own ...

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  • Library Research and Literature Review Strategies (Recurring Event)

    Graduate Student Center: Trevor Colbourn Hall: 213

    What strategies are you using to conduct literature searches for your research or projects? This session highlights effective strategies to locate related sources using citation tracking and search strategies, tips to customize Google Scholar, and options to organize sources and stay updated on publications. Please bring a laptop to follow along with the presentation. Consider also attending the related topic, ...

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  • Where to Publish: Finding the Right Venue to Publish Your Research (Recurring Event)

    Graduate Student Center: Trevor Colbourn Hall: 213

    How do you decide which journals are the best fit for your manuscript? Are there other potential publishing venues that might be a good fit for your research? This workshop covers criteria to consider when planning where to submit your work for publication. We will look at factors like acceptance rates, audience, indexing, cost to publish, and open access, among ...

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

    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 online webinar will briefly introduce the basics for BOTH products. Students must register ...

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  • NIH F31 Grant Writing Workshop

    Graduate Student Center: Trevor Colbourn Hall: 213

    Writing a grant application like this early in your training can be intimidating, and is certainly time consuming. But don’t hold back.This workshop will provide you with guidelines and tools to prepare a successful application for National Research Service Award (NRSA) F31 pre-doctoral fellowship training grant proposals. We will highlight the different components necessary to the application, the do’s and ...

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  • Planning Poster Presentations (Recurring Event)

    Graduate Student Center: Trevor Colbourn Hall: 213

    Planning a research poster session? Learn the basics of poster design and tips for editing free PowerPoint poster templates. This session reviews poster elements for layout, graphics, and printing, and includes examples of well-designed posters. Participants are encouraged to bring their laptop to begin creating a poster for hands on practice. Students must register for all workshops through their myUCF ...

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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 Webcourse 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 all ...

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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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  • 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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  • Introduction to Data Documentation

    Graduate Student Center: Trevor Colbourn Hall: 213

    Learn basics about research data, datasets and data documentation for data sharing, re-use and long-term preservation. This session introduces best practices and recommendations for documenting research data, including types of documentation needed, appropriate data formats, kinds of materials to be collected in the research lifecycle, and especially data documentation at study level and data level. The session also includes real-world ...

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  • Presentation Skills

    Online

    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 session will provide some tips, tricks, and ideas for how to become a better presenter. Students must register ...

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  • Time Management: Strategies for Personal and Academic Success as a Graduate Student

    Graduate Student Center: Trevor Colbourn Hall: 213

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

    Graduate Student Center: Trevor Colbourn Hall: 213

    This engaging discussion-driven workshop offers an examination of relevant issues involved in the concept of "integrity" in one's role as a graduate student. Among the issues discussed are the relationship between research and personal integrity, the relationship of compliance and ethics, professional and personal codes of conduct, the meaning of "honor," and personal responsibility. Students must register for all workshops ...

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  • Academic Job Search

    Online

    Are you prepared to begin the job search process? This online 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. Students must register for all workshops through their myUCF Student Center under Graduate Students then Pathways to Success. Please note: ...

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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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  • Optimizing Your Online Presence (Recurring Event)

    Graduate Student Center: Trevor Colbourn Hall: 213

    Learn more about evaluating research impacts and managing your online research profile. This session will cover citation metrics and measuring your publishing impact. Citation metrics provide quantitative data used to evaluate the impact of a scholar’s research. Learn about methods and tools to obtain citation counts and impact data (ISI Web of Science, Google Scholar, and others), and metrics to ...

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