Events By Tag: “College of Graduate Studies”

  • Optimizing Your Online Presence (Recurring Event)

    Graduate Student Center: Colbourn Hall, Suite 146

    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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  • Zotero Citation Management (Recurring Event)

    Virtual

    This session will lead you through Zotero citation management features. Zotero is a free tool — and similar to other citation managers — it allows you to organize sources for projects, import citations from databases, catalogs, and webpages, save PDFs, format citations and bibliographies in Word, and create groups for resource sharing. This workshop is offered through the College of …

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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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  • EndNote Citation Management (Recurring Event)

    Virtual

    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 can help make managing your references and formatting citations easy. This workshop is offered through the College of Graduate Studies Pathways to Success professional development program …

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  • Achieve Your Goals!

    Graduate Student Center: Colbourn Hall, Suite 146

    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. This workshop is offered through the College of Graduate Studies Pathways to Success professional development program for graduate students. See https://graduate.ucf.edu/pathways-to-success for details.

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

    Graduate Student Center: Trevor Colbourn Hall: 213

    Need help staying on task, keeping track of research sources or organizing your time? There's an app for that! Join us as we cover how mobile apps can help you organize your graduate school life. Be sure to have your mobile device ready to test drive apps during the presentation. This workshop is offered through the College of Graduate Studies …

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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/pathways-to-success …

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  • Selecting Journals to Publish Your Research (Recurring Event)

    Virtual

    How do you decide which journals are the best fit for your article? Learn about criteria to consider when planning where to submit your work for publication and factors like acceptance rates, audience, open access and more. This workshop is offered through the College of Graduate Studies Pathways to Success professional development program for graduate students. See https://graduate.ucf.edu/pathways-to-success for details.

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  • Graduate Faculty and Staff Thesis/Dissertation Q&A

    Virtual

    Whether you are new to UCF or just need a refresher, we hope graduate faculty and staff will join us for our fall Thesis and Dissertation Q&A session. We will provide a brief overview of how we manage and process 200-plus theses and dissertations each term, the significance of thesis/dissertation deadlines, and answer any questions you may have. Submit anything …

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  • EndNote Citation Management (Recurring Event)

    Virtual

    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 can help make managing your references and formatting citations easy. This workshop is offered through the College of Graduate Studies Pathways to Success professional development program …

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  • Planning Poster Presentations

    Graduate Student Center: Trevor Colbourn Hall: 213

    Planning a research poster? Learn the basics of poster design and tips on editing free PowerPoint templates. This session covers guidelines about poster elements, layout, graphics, printing and includes examples of well-designed posters. This workshop is offered through the College of Graduate Studies Pathways to Success professional development program for graduate students. See https://graduate.ucf.edu/pathways-to-success for details.

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  • Acing the Virtual Interview

    Virtual

    Employers are currently relying heavily on technology to recruit potential candidates for open positions. Learn about how virtual interviews differ from in-person ones and what you can do to successfully prepare for them and communicate your strengths effectively in an online format. This workshop is offered through the College of Graduate Studies Pathways to Success professional development program for graduate …

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  • Don't Fear the Format Review: Graduate Student Thesis and Dissertation Q&A

    Virtual

    Are you a thesis or dissertation student graduating this term? Are you worried about what all those deadlines entail? Are you really sure your thesis or dissertation is ready for format review? Graduate students: join this session to have all of your fears put to rest! Submit anything you would like us to address at the Q&A by filling out …

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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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  • Data Documentation, Analysis & Statistical Software

    Graduate Student Center: Trevor Colbourn Hall: 213

    Join a statistician and metadata librarian for an introduction to data documentation, analysis and statistical software. Learn about research data, datasets, data sharing, re-use and long-term preservation. Real-world examples and a discussion of data tools, such as NVivo, SPSS/SAS/STATA/R will also be included. This workshop is offered through the College of Graduate Studies Pathways to Success professional development program for …

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  • EndNote Citation Management (Recurring Event)

    John C. Hitt Library

    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 can help make managing your references and formatting citations easy. This workshop is offered through the College of Graduate Studies Pathways to Success professional development program …

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  • Library & Literature Review Research (Recurring Event)

    Graduate Student Center: Colbourn Hall, Suite 146

    This session highlights time-saving strategies to help you plan literature reviews. Learn tips to locate related sources, search subject databases, access online journals, create journal alerts and maximize Google Scholar options. This workshop is offered through the College of Graduate Studies Pathways to Success professional development program for graduate students. See https://graduate.ucf.edu/pathways-to-success for details.

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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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  • Writing an Introduction that Distinguishes Your Research

    Virtual

    Writers are often expected to distinguish the contributions of their work from those of others. In this workshop, we will introduce participants to John Swales’s cross-disciplinary model for articulating the relationship between one’s research/scholarship and the broader contexts surrounding it. After introducing Swales’s research-based CARS (Create A Research Space) model, we will lead a series of activities that demonstrate the …

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  • Presentation Skills (Recurring Event)

    Virtual

    Come to this calm workshop about a nerve-wracking experience: giving a presentation. For many individuals, the prospect of giving a presentation causes anxiety, and you might find yourself anxious and overwhelmed. Presentations may be inevitable, but there are ways to bolster your skills and confidence. This interactive workshop includes ways to prepare for your presentation, techniques while you practice your …

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  • Zotero Citation Management (Recurring Event)

    Graduate Student Center: Trevor Colbourn Hall: 213

    This session will lead you through Zotero citation management features. Zotero is a free tool — and similar to other citation managers — it allows you to organize sources for projects, import citations from databases, catalogs, and webpages, save PDFs, format citations and bibliographies in Word, and create groups for resource sharing. This workshop is offered through the College of …

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  • LinkedIn Made Easy

    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/pathways-to-success for details.

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  • Selecting Journals 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 article? Learn about criteria to consider when planning where to submit your work for publication and factors like acceptance rates, audience, open access and more. This workshop is offered through the College of Graduate Studies Pathways to Success professional development program for graduate students. See https://graduate.ucf.edu/pathways-to-success for details.

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

    Virtual

    Need help staying on task, keeping track of research sources or organizing your time? There's an app for that! Join us as we cover how mobile apps can help you organize your graduate school life. Be sure to have your mobile device ready to test drive apps during the presentation. This workshop is offered through the College of Graduate Studies …

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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/pathways-to-success for details.

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