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Congratulations Research Institute Participants!

Congratulations to the following individuals who were selected to participate in Smith Institute’s Summer Research Institute! Thank you to everyone who applied.

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John Bannister Sherese Duncan Dezette Johnson
Anita Bledsoe-Gardner Wanda Ebright Terza Lima-Nevez
Cheryl Butler-Brayboy Tanya Greene Robert Lindsay
Todd Coobaugh Yvette Hall Jaclyn O’Toole
Matt DeForrest Travis Johnson Bryan Patterson
 LaSonya Townsend



May 17-19: Summer Research Institute Schedule  *SUBJECT TO CHANGE


Time Title of Event Location Facilitator
8:30-9:30 Breakfast

Demonstrate Group Site 360

Mosaic Village  
9:30-10:45 Becoming Part of the National Conversation: Disseminating Your Research in Traditional and Non-Traditional Ways Sarah Minslow & Keisha Talbot Johnson
10:45-11:00 Break Talk about It – What new ways might you try to disseminate your work?
11:00-12:15 Lessons Learned from Managing an Interdisciplinary, Multi-Institutional Collaborative: The NoroCORE Project Lee-Ann Jaykus (NC State)
12:15-1:15 Lunch & Transition to MACMAS Lab Talk about it – How do you implement research skill development into your courses?
1:20-2:30 Using Social Media to Collect Data or As Data: Opportunities and Challenges MACMAS Lab Apryl Williams (Texas A&M)
2:30-3:30 Creating a Professional Online Presence Keisha Talbot Johnson & Sarah Minslow

Homework – Review the Qualtrics training videos in our One Drive. Consider how you might use Qualtrics for your research and draft your proposed questions.


Time Title of Event Location Facilitator
8:30-9:30 Breakfast/Professional headshots  MACMAS Lab
9:30-10:30 Qualtrics Training Sarah Minslow, Tiffany Taylor, & Frank Parker
10:30-12:30 Writing Boot Camp Sarah Minslow
12:30-1:30 Lunch and Transition to Mosaic Village Mosaic Village Talk about it: What do you find most difficult about the writing process and what are your strategies for overcoming obstacles?
1:30-3:30 Design Thinking for Educators Andrés Castro Samayoa, Assistant Director for Assessment, Penn Center for Minority Serving Institutions
2:30-3:30 Professional Headshots

Homework – Peer review of two other people’s writing; Bring syllabi tomorrow to map research skill development in your curriculum.


Time Title of Event Location Facilitator
8:30-9:30 Breakfast Mosaic Village
9:30-11:00 Peer Review Session Sarah Minslow
11:00-12:45 Integrating Student Research Skill Development into the Curriculum Sarah Minslow
12:45-1:30 Lunch
1:30-2:00 Developing a Personal Research Plan Sarah Minslow
2:00-3:30 Community-Based Research Jonathon Livingston
3:30-3:45 Evaluations Tiffany Taylor

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