Thursday, Dec. 12, 2013
32 ° Fair
The Undergraduate Research Program will be holding a series of workshops in fall 2013.
These workshops are intended to help students from all disciplines with various aspects of conducting and presenting research. They are designed to supplement classroom instruction. Faculty from various departments will lead the workshops.
Students may attend any of these workshops. No registration is required. Faculty may also assign students to participate. If you would like to request one of these workshops for an entire class, please contact Dr. Sara Sewell (firstname.lastname@example.org) to make arrangements.
All workshops will be held in Hofheimer Library in the Foley classroom on the second floor.
They all begin at 11:00 a.m.
October 29th -- Citations
Description: This workshop teaches students about the citation formats that are used in the natural sciences and the social sciences. It explains the rationale for academic citations and how to format citations using academic conventions. It also reviews some library tools that help with citations.Add to your Google calendar
October 31st -- How I Write
Description: This workshop features an interdisciplinary panel of faculty who discuss their writing strategies. Researchers all write differently. This panel will share its insights into effective and efficient writing strategies. It especially focuses on ways to begin the writing process, offering different perspectives on how and when writing should start.Add to your Google calendar
November 21st -- Abstract Workshop, Part I
Description: An essential element of the presentation of scholarly research is an abstract that summarizes the research. This workshop teaches the qualities of an effective abstract and demonstrates strategies to writing abstracts. This workshop is especially helpful to students who will be presenting their own research at the annual Undergraduate Research Symposium and would like to share their research on the Undergraduate Research webpage and annual Symposium program.Add to your Google calendar
December 3rd -- Abstract Workshop, Part II
Description: This is a hands-on workshop to help students revise their research abstracts. Faculty from each academic division will be on hand to assist students individually with their abstracts. We encourage students to bring in their abstracts on laptops.
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