• 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 – Online (Recurring Event)

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    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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  • Presentation Skills (Online Workshop)

    Graduate Student Center: Trevor Colbourn Hall: 213

    Does the idea of giving a presentation freak you out? 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 for all workshops through their myUCF Student ...

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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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  • Networking Strategies- Graduate Series (Recurring Event)

    Graduate Student Center: Trevor Colbourn Hall: 213

    Learn what to do before, during, and after a networking event. Overcome fears and anxiety related to networking. Please RSVP through the UCF Graduate Studies Center.

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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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  • Pay Yourself First and Other Budgeting Tips

    Graduate Student Center: Trevor Colbourn Hall: 213

    Learn the importance of having a budget and how it can help you earn more money. Students must register for all workshops through their myUCF Student Center under Graduate Students then Pathways to Success.

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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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  • Ethical and Legal Issues in Teaching Workshop (Recurring Event)

    Graduate Student Center: Trevor Colbourn Hall: 213

    A discussion of various issues that may and do arise in college and university-level teaching, including disruptive student behavior, academic dishonesty, FERPA, your responsibilities as an instructor or Teaching Assistant. Also included as a central feature is the place of the UCF Creed and UCF Golden Rule as guiding principles. Students must register for all workshops through their myUCF Student ...

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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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  • Academic Job Search- Graduate Series (Webinar)

    Online

    Overview of the job search timeline, pre-application/application process, and expectations of faculty interviews. Please RSVP through the UCF Graduate Studies Center. ONLINE ONLY! *This is a webinar, be sure to register prior to the session: http://www.anymeeting.com/PIID=ED59D682854E3E *

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  • Academic Job Search - Webinar

    Online

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

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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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  • 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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  • Building Your Online Brand

    Graduate Student Center: Trevor Colbourn Hall: 213

    Take your job search online. Learn effective strategies for searching and networking online with systems including Handshake, LinkedIn, and other social networking sites. 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? 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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  • Credit 101

    Graduate Student Center: Trevor Colbourn Hall: 213

    What does it take to earn a high credit score, what actually affects your credit, who’s looking at it? Find out about the myths involving your credit score and how to build and maintain successful credit. Students must register for all workshops through their myUCF Student Center under Graduate Students then Pathways to Success.

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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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  • Advanced Interviewing - Graduate Series (Webinar)

    Online

    Develop strategies to answer tough behavior-based questions. Please RSVP through the UCF Graduate Studies Center. ONLINE ONLY! *This is a webinar, be sure to register prior to the session: http://www.anymeeting.com/PIID=ED59D682854E30 *

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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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  • Smart Answers to Tough Questions: Advanced Interviewing - Webinar

    Online

    Distinguish between what the employer is asking and what the employer really wants to know! Develop strategies that will help you answer tough behavior based questions. Students must register for all workshops through their myUCF Student Center under Graduate Students then Pathways to Success. The webinar link will be included in the confirmation email.

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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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