Graduate Professional Development Workshops
The Graduate School collaborates with academic and student affairs offices across campus to offer a range of workshop opportunities aimed at preparing students for academic and career success. These workshops are designed to equip students with knowledge, skills, and competencies in the areas of written and oral communication, research, teaching, leadership, and career and professional development.
Fall 2017 Offerings
Presenting Your Research So Others Will Listen!
Friday, September 29 | 12:00 noon - 1:00 PM | Mendenhall 221
Lunch & Learn! Please bring your own lunch!
When presenting your research, the audience should sit up, listen and leave your presentation with a feeling of time well spent. This workshop will help you present your research so others will want to listen! The Speech Communication Center experts will help you learn the tools you need to give engaging research presentations!
Beginning Your Research workshop
October 13 9:00 AM—1:00 PM Health Sciences Student Center Grand Room 202
Register: Beginning Your Research Link
This workshop will teach you how to organize, find, and write in the area of research. Library and University Writing Center experts will help you learn about the tools available for gathering research, organizing it, and writing about it. There will also be information and “roundtable” conversations with IRB/IACUC, Technology Transfer and other research offices on campus.
Optimizing Your Social Media Presence for your Future Career
October 31 2:30 – 4:00 PM Mendenhall 221
Dr. Tracy Tuten from the College of Business will help students evaluate their online presence and refine it so a professional “brand” of you is out there on the internet! Students should bring their laptops in order to participate in the hands-on portions of this workshop!
New Graduate Teaching Assistant (GTA) Orientation
December 1 12:30 PM—5:30 PM Mendenhall Student Center 221
Register: Graduate Teaching Assistant Orientation
If you are going to teach a lab, studio, or course in Spring 2018 or Summer 2018, this workshop is for you! Learn the basics of teaching at ECU including rules and regulations, policies, and best practices for effectiveness in advising & in the classroom.
|Date||Workshop||Link to View|
|2/9/2016||Scholarly Writing||Mediasite Link|
|2/16/2016||Advanced Research||Mediasite Link|
|2/23/2016||Synthesizing Your Literature Review||Mediasite Link|
|2/26/2016||Interviewing for Academic Positions||Mediasite Link|
|2/29/2016||Teaching at the Community College||Mediasite Link|
|3/1/2016||Copyright and Scholarly Communication||Mediasite Link|
|3/18/2016||Interviewing for Post-Graduate School Jobs (Non-Academic)||Mediasite Link|
|Recorded||VIREO - Electronic Thesis/Dissertation Workshop||Mediasite Link|
|9/6/2016||Scholarly Writing at the Graduate Level - Joyner||Mediasite Link - Joyner|
Grant Writing Series: Funding Dissertation/Thesis Research: How Do I write a Grant
|10/25/2016||Grant Writing Series: Using SPIN and the Foundations Database||Mediasite -- SPIN Funding Database|
Mediasite -- Foundations Directory Database
Mediasite -- Fellowship Finder Database
|11/3/2016||Grant Writing Series: Reading & Interpreting an RFP (Request for Proposals)||Mediasite Link|
|1/30/2017||Perfecting your Personal Statement||Presi Link|