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Student Research Workshop Wednesday for Fall 2018 Sessions Announced!

Smith Institute for Applied Research is excited to announce the Workshop Wednesday schedule for student! This year’s line-up includes Choosing your Research Topic, Introduction to the Student Opportunity Center, and much more!

Fall 2018 Schedule

Date Time Location Title
9/5 11:00a – 12:00p

2:30p-3:30p

Carnegie Hall Research Outside the Classroom – Intro. to Student Opportunity Center (SOC): 

Students will learn about SOC and given instructions on how to register and create an online profile, and begin searching for research opportunities specific to their academic/career interests.  Presenter: Tiffany Taylor

9/10

 

10/1

 

11/5

11:00a-12:15p Carnegie Hall CITI Registration and IRB Q&A:  Students will be provided hands-on instruction for the registration and completion of all CITI training requirements in compliance with JCSUs Institutional Review Board (IRB).  A brief Q&A session will also be held to answer specific questions regarding JCSU’s IRB process to ensure faculty & students complete and submit IRB applications according to University guidelines.  Presenter: Tiffany Taylor
9/12 11:00a – 12:00p

2:30p-3:30p

Carnegie Hall Choosing Your Research Topic:  Selecting a research topic can be challenging! During this session, students can learn a few helpful tips for selecting a research topic that best reflects their interests and individual skills.  Presenter(s): Tiffany Taylor, Tara Bengle, Keisha Talbot Johnson
9/26 11:00a – 12:00p James B. Duke Library

Rm. 213

“Who’s Your Source?” – Literature Reviews & Formatting in Undergraduate Research:

Through collaboration with James B. Duke Library, students will receive instruction on how best to access the University Library database, search for journal articles, cite scholarly sources, and learn about the basics of APA and MLA formatting.  Students will generate keywords related to their topic, and distinguish source types or formats including peer-reviewed journal articles.

Presenter(s): Tiffany Taylor, Tara Bengle, Rosalind Moore

10/3 11:00a – 12:00p

2:30p-3:30p

Carnegie Hall Research Basics Pt. 1 – Intro. to Quantitative Research:  Students will learn about the basics of quantitative research and how to apply specific methods used in undergraduate research across various disciplines and research interests.

Presenter: Tiffany Taylor

10/10 10:00a-12:00p Carnegie Hall **Workshop Re-Cap:  This open session is dedicated to offering an alternative “walk-in” space for student to visit Smith Institute to catch up on previously missed workshop sessions, and ask specific questions relative to their research/class assignments.  Students who attend should come prepared with any material/questions to better inform SI staff of their needs.
10/17 11:00a – 12:00p

2:30p-3:30p

Carnegie Hall Research Basics Pt. 2 – Intro. to Qualitative Research:

Students will learn about the basics of qualitative research and how to apply specific methods used in undergraduate research to across various disciplines and research interests. Presenter: Tara Bengle

10/31

 

10:00a-12:00p Carnegie Hall **Workshop Re-Cap:  This open session is dedicated to offering an alternative “walk-in” space for student to visit Smith Institute to catch up on previously missed workshop sessions, and ask specific questions relative to their research/class assignments.  Students who attend should come prepared with any material/questions to better inform SI staff of their needs.
11/7 11:00a – 12:00p

2:30p-3:30p

Carnegie Hall “Pitching Your Project”-Identifying the Value of Your IdeasSelling your research ideas is an important aspect of the research process.  What is the purpose of your project? Who serves to benefit from your ideas? Why should anyone care about this issue?  This session will help students answer these questions while also learning the importance of personal branding in undergraduate research. Presenters(s): Keisha Talbot Johnson, Tiffany Taylor

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