• Next Level PowerPoint

    Graduate Student Center: Trevor Colbourn Hall: 213

    Students have become used to having slides as part of their classroom experience. However, these visual aids can detract from the message you are trying to convey to your class and affect your perceived credibility. Attend this workshop to learn the principles of effective PowerPoint creation that will take your teaching to the next level. Students must register for all ...

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  • Useful Apps All Grad Students Should Love & Use (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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  • Buying Your First Home: What You Need to be Ready

    Graduate Student Center: Trevor Colbourn Hall: 213

    Purchasing that first home should be a fun experience, if you know what is needed on the financial side. We will walk you through an application, show why credit matters, go over buying vs renting and let you know how to be prepared when taking this next step. Students must register for all workshops through their myUCF Student Center under ...

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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 & Literature Review Strategies (Recurring Event)

    Graduate Student Center: Trevor Colbourn Hall: 213

    What strategies are you using to conduct library research? This session highlights effective strategies to locate sources for literature reviews and research projects. Learn about citation tracking options, database search strategies, creating alerts to stay updated on publications, features for customizing Google Scholar, and tips for organizing sources with citation management tools. Please bring your laptop to follow along with ...

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  • Twists, Turns and PhDs: Navigating the Realities of Today’s PhD Job Market

    Graduate Student Center: Trevor Colbourn Hall: 213

    Roughly 10% of Ph.D. trainees obtain tenure-track faculty positions despite the academic career path remaining the focus of advanced science education/training at most institutions. Meanwhile, Ph.D. trainees and their employers want more diverse career training integrated into Ph.D. curricula such that the curricula better connects with today’s job market. This session will highlight today’s biomedical science job market and it ...

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  • Integrating Textual Sources for a Lit Review

    Graduate Student Center: Trevor Colbourn Hall: 213

    The selection of textual sources and their incorporation in evidence-based writing can present problems for aspiring academic writers. Workshop participants will learn to distinguish types of evidence relevant in their academic discipline and will be introduced to Joseph Bizup’s BEAM schema that focuses on the function of a source in a document. Students must register for all workshops through their ...

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  • 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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  • Optimizing Your Online Presence (Recurring Event)

    Graduate Student Center: Trevor Colbourn Hall: 213

    Join us for this two in one workshop to learn more about evaluating research impacts and managing your online research profile. Part 1: Citation Metrics & Measuring Impact: Citation metrics provide quantitative data used to evaluate the impact of a scholar’s research. Several methods and tools exist to assist scholars with obtaining information about citation counts and impact data, such ...

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  • Useful Apps All Grad Students Should Love & Use (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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  • 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 Student ...

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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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  • Where to Publish & Author Rights (Recurring Event)

    Graduate Student Center: Trevor Colbourn Hall: 213

    How do you decide which journals are the best fit for your manuscript? Do you know that all rights to a work are often assigned to publishers when a manuscript is accepted? Learn to be a savvy author! This two-part workshop will cover criteria to consider when planning where to submit your work for publication and basic information about copyright ...

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