Online Workshops

Online Workshops

Online Workshops
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Online Workshops

Available Workshops

Thesis and Dissertation Web course

Use this comprehensive Web course to learn about the university’s thesis and dissertation requirements. Students at every stage of the process can find vital information on policies, procedures, formatting resources, and more. This non-credit Web course is designed to help students learn important skills for completing their thesis or dissertation through five self-paced modules.
See the Online Pathways to Success FAQs for more information.

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Graduate Grantsmanship Web course

The Graduate Grantsmanship Web course is intended for those seeking possible future careers in academia, research, and other fields demanding knowledge of research grants. This Web course will equip graduate students and postdocs with the knowledge and skills needed to successfully obtain external research funding through five modules. See the Online Pathways to Success FAQs for more information.

Graduate Students must register for GPD 501: Online Graduate Grantsmanship through their myUCF Student Center under the Graduate Students section then Pathways to Success. Once enrolled, you will be sent an email with a link to the Web course. Postdocs: please email gradworkshops@ucf.edu for a registration link.

All five modules and corresponding module quizzes must be completed for the Pathways to Success Training Summary to be marked as completed. Training Summaries will be updated within 30 days of completion of all five modules. You can access your Training Summary in your myUCF Student Center under Graduate Students then Pathways to Success then Your Graduate Workshops.


IRB 101

IRB 101 provides an overview of human subjects research, the types of IRB review, common proposal issues, proposal submission information, and more.

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Avoiding Plagiarism

The UCF library offers free online modules on how to avoid plagiarism using APA Style or MLA Style

Avoiding Plagiarism Using APA Style (6th ed.)

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Avoiding Plagiarism Using MLA Style (8th ed.)

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Please note you will need your NID and NID password to login to this module.


Conducting a Literature Review

The UCF library offers this free online module which will help highlight tools to conduct a literature review.

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Please note you will need your NID and NID password to login to this module.


ETDplus Virtual Workshops

The ETD+ Virtual Workshop Series is a set of free introductory training resources on crucial data curation and digital longevity techniques for electronic theses and dissertations (ETDs) and affiliated files.

Workshop topics include:

Each module is approximately 15-20 minutes each and includes the supplemental material including slides, a guidance brief (booklet), and a printable handout summarizing key takeaways and learning objectives.

As a reminder, information about UCF thesis and dissertation resources is located here:
https://graduate.ucf.edu/thesis-and-dissertation/.


Career Services Webinars

Career Services will be offering webinars throughout the semester for students unable to attend the in person workshops.

Graduate Students must register for the webinar they would like to attend through their myUCF Student Center under the Graduate Students section then Pathways to Success. Once enrolled, you will be sent an email with a link to the webinar. Postdocs: please email gradworkshops@ucf.edu for a registration link.

Academic Job Search – Webinar

September 19, 12:00 – 1:00 p.m.

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.

What is a CV? – Webinar

October 3, 12:00 – 1:00 p.m.

How does a CV differ from a resume? Techniques to target academic and professional positions will be discussed.  Discover the components and formats to create a document that effectively communicates your professional background.

Create a Professional Portfolio – Webinar

November 28, 12:00 – 1:00 p.m.

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.