Writing in Graduate School
Tue., Jan. 22, LIB SCR; Sat., Jan. 26, LIB AUD
Highly developed writing skills are expected in graduate school. This workshop is designed to focus on the core elements of writing which serve as the foundation for building strong writing skills.
Effective Team Membership for Course Assignments
Thu., Jan. 31, LIB SCR; Sat., Feb. 2, LIB AUD
This workshop will address useful skills and knowledge for being effective on class teams. Topics include team development, roles, best practices, and problem solving.
Managing School, Work and Personal Time
Thu., Feb. 7, LIB SCR; Sat., Feb. 9, SCR
The intersection of school, work, personal, and home life can become overwhelming. Learn secrets to successfully managing your schedule.
Introduction to APA Writing Style
Mon., Feb. 11, LIB 230; Sat., Feb. 16, LIB 230
American Psychological Association (APA) is the editorial writing style adopted by many graduate programs at UIW. This workshop covers APA elements such as punctuation and abbreviation, construction of tables, selection of headings, citations and references, presentation of statistics, and bias-free language.
RefWorks Online Research Management Tool
Mon., Feb. 18, LIB 230; Sat., Feb. 23, LIB 230
Critical to academic writing is properly identifying and referencing sources. Appropriate citations and references reduce the chance of committing academic fraud or plagiarism. This workshop provides an overview of in-text citations, footnotes, reference pages, and in-depth training in the use of RefWorks.
Literature Review Searches
Wed., Feb. 27, LIB 230; Sat., Mar. 2, LIB 230
Literature review searches can be arduous. This workshop provides information regarding management of resources and how to search for appropriate literature in your subject area.
Writing a Literature Review
Mon., Mar. 4, LIB 230 ; Sat., Mar. 9, LIB AUD
This workshop is designed to help students understand the purpose, structure and process of composing a literature review.
Introduction to Qualitative Research Methods
Thu., Mar. 21, LIB SCR; Sat., Mar. 23, LIB AUD
Explores the use of qualitative methods to achieve understanding of human behavior by investigating the why and how of decision making rather than just the what, where, and when.
Intro to Quantitative Research Methods
Mon., Mar. 25, LIB SCR; Tue., Mar. 26, LIB SCR
Explores the techniques of systematic empirical investigation of social phenomena via statistical, mathematical or computational techniques.
Stress and Maintaining a Healthy Lifestyle
Mon., Apr. 1, LIB SCR; Sat., Apr. 6, LIB SCR
Stress is the body's physiological response to an over abundance of daily demands. Although stress may be unavoidable, it is manageable. This workshop reviews different types of stress and provides positive coping strategies for leading a healthy lifestyle.
Effective and Engaging Presentations
Mon., Apr. 8, LIB SCR; Sat., Apr. 13, LIB SCR
Tips and strategies for keeping an audience interested and alert during presentations. Participants learn how to integrate advanced PowerPoint features, public speaking strategies, and building rapport using non-verbal cues.
Critical Thinking and Analysis
Tue., Apr. 16, LIB SCR; Sat., Apr. 20, . LIB SCR
Participation in graduate school requires reflective thinking. This workshop explores the concepts of logic and critical thinking. Participants identify and develop critical thinking skill sets.
Mon., Apr. 22, LIB SCR; Tue., Apr. 23, LIB SCR
This workshop is designed to help participants draw upon existing (as well as build new) knowledge and skills to strengthen their capacity to work across cultures and in diverse communities.