• 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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  • 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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  • UCF Grad Fair 2019

    UCF Student Union: Pegasus Ballroom

    Are you interested in pursuing a graduate degree or would simply like to take a few graduate courses; then you should attend the UCF Graduate Fair? Learn more about the nearly 200 graduate programs UCF has to offer, meet faculty and get your questions about graduate study answered. This is an open house-style event that is free and open to ...

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  • Optimizing Your Online Presence as a Researcher (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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  • Author Rights: Understanding and Protecting Your Rights (Recurring Event)

    Graduate Student Center: Trevor Colbourn Hall: 213

    Learn to be a savvy author! Do you know that all rights to a work are often assigned to publishers when a manuscript is accepted? Are there other options that allow you to retain the copyright of your work? This workshop will provide an overview of general copyright and what author rights mean to you, as a researcher. We will ...

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  • Mentoring Undergraduate Researchers: Graduate Student Opportunities (Recurring Event)

    Graduate Student Center: Trevor Colbourn Hall: 213

    Serving as informal mentors to undergraduate researchers is a great opportunity to expand your experience and research productivity. This workshop will explore best practices in research mentoring and also share services, resources, and opportunities UCF provides to undergraduate students. Students must register for all workshops through their myUCF Student Center under Graduate Students then Pathways to Success.

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  • Study Strategies that Work

    Graduate Student Center: Trevor Colbourn Hall: 213

    Study smarter, not harder! Most graduate students feel overwhelmed as they try to balance studying, teaching, research, and other commitments. Learn how to maximize your study time by implementing learning strategies that actually work. In this presentation, we will share research-proven approaches that promote learning and debunk the myths of most-commonly used but highly ineffective study practices. Students must register ...

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  • Introduction to Data Documentation

    Graduate Student Center: Trevor Colbourn Hall: 213

    Join us for an introduction to data documentation and metadata. 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 ...

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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? There's 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. There ...

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  • Planning Poster Presentations

    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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  • Fostering Collaborations and Navigating Different Personality Types in Graduate School

    Graduate Student Center: Trevor Colbourn Hall: 213

    Being successful in graduate school will often depend on your ability to communicate well, have good social skills, and work effectively as a member of a team. In this interactive presentation, we will discuss how you can foster collaborations in graduate school and utilize social learning opportunities. Through self-exploration, we will explore how navigating different personality types in graduate school ...

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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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  • Presentation Skills (Recurring Event)

    Graduate Student Center: Trevor Colbourn Hall: 213

    Does the idea of giving a presentation freak you out? There's 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. There ...

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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 as a Researcher (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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  • Author Rights: Understanding and Protecting Your Rights (Recurring Event)

    Graduate Student Center: Trevor Colbourn Hall: 213

    Learn to be a savvy author! Do you know that all rights to a work are often assigned to publishers when a manuscript is accepted? Are there other options that allow you to retain the copyright of your work? This workshop will provide an overview of general copyright and what author rights mean to you, as a researcher. We will ...

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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? There's 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. There ...

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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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