Professional Development

Maintaining Research Integrity

April 2011

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Good Practices
Academic Integrity
Professional Development
Research

Using Student Evaluations

At the conclusion of the semester, after you bid goodbye to your students and submit final grades, you receive the email. Student evaluations are now available. You’ve been waiting anxiously for them.

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Professional Development
Teaching

Searching Scientific Literature

An important part of conducting research is understanding the existing literature in your field.

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Navigating Graduate School
Writing
Professional Development

Avoiding Plagiarism

As the semester winds down, you may find yourself gearing up for final research papers and projects. This is a good time for a refresher on avoiding plagiarism and being an ethical writer.

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Good Practices
Professional Development
Writing
Academic Integrity

Writing Your Dissertation in Fifteen Minutes a Day

by Joan Bolker, Ed.D.

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Professional Development
Writing
Dissertation
Book Reviews

Concrete Tips for Writing Abstracts

As a graduate student, you’ll quickly become familiar with the informative abstract, an integral component of many of the things you’ll write in your academic career—journal articles, research grants, theses and disse

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Writing
Research
Publishing
Professional Development

Speed Learning

This activity, based on the concept of speed dating, keeps students moving, awake, and engaged; gives them a chance to get familiar with each other’s ideas on a text or topic in a short time period; warms them up for more in-depth d

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Professional Development
Teaching

Learning to Write

Building Good Writing Skills

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Professional Development
Writing
Career Development
Transferable Skills

Five Reasons to Attend the Research Fair

February 2012

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Navigating Graduate School
Grad Life
Professional Development
Research

Writing about Yourself

The topic about which you may know most may be the hardest one about which to write: yourself. The biggest hurdle to overcome is the nagging, uncomfortable feeling that saying nice things about yourself somehow oversteps the bounds of humility.

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Professional Development
Writing
Career Development

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