Events By Tag: “graduate students”

  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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 …

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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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  • 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 …

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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 …

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  • 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 …

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  • LinkedIn 2.0

    Virtual

    Attend this workshop to learn how you can leverage your profile to promote your brand and connect with professionals in your network. Follow along to update your profile and experiment with LinkedIn resources! 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 for details.

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Create a Professional Portfolio

    Virtual

    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. 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 for details.  

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