Workshops: Spring 2023 Schedule

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Welcome to the Spring 2023 Workshop Series! New participating undergraduate researchers must attend four workshops. Returning researchers must complete four workshops. If you have already completed all workshops and do not wish to participate in them again, please contact Prof. Hamid Norouzi, undergraduateresearch@citytech.cuny.edu — 
SUBJECT Line: workshop alternatives, to discuss alternate activities to fulfill this requirement.

WorkshopLeadsDate/Time
Presenting Yourself Online
Focuses on how students can create and maintain a professional and/or academic online presence. The OpenLab team supports students developing a presence on their OpenLab sites during their academic career at City Tech and even into their job search post-graduation.
Online Registration
Prof. Rosen + OpenLab TeamT March 7, 1:00-2:00 PM
Being a Professional
Students will learn about professionalism and strategies to develop from varied perspectives.
Online Registration
Profs. Davide and WalljasperTh March 9, 1:00-2:00 PM
Using OpenLab for Your Research Project
The OpenLab team supports student researchers by showing how to communicate about and display research via OpenLab.
Online Registration
Prof. Reitz + OpenLab TeamTh March 16, 1:00-2:00 PM
Research Types and Methods Panel
Before beginning your research project, you need to decide how to design a study. This workshop will give you a brief overview of various types of research using field surveys, secondary data analysis, and laboratory experiments.
Online Registration
Profs. Rahman and KimW March 22, 1:00-2:00 PM
CUNY CATS Time Management
Students will learn strategies for time management.
Location: P501 (Pearl)
BMI CUNY CATTh March 23, 1:00-2:00 PM
Advancing Library Research Techniques
Learn how to use the library and Google Scholar to find sources for your poster and general strategies for the literature review.
Location: L540 (Library Eclassroom)
Prof. PrinceW March 29, 1:00-2:00 PM
Advancing Library Research Techniques
Learn how to use the library and Google Scholar to find sources for your poster and general strategies for the literature review.
Online Registration
Prof. BergerW March 29, 4:00-5:00 PM
Writing Abstracts for Research Projects
Students will learn about abstracts: what they are and how they are used. They will also learn the necessary elements to writing an abstract and go through a series of exercises in small groups to distinguish between successful and unsuccessful abstracts.
Online Registration
Profs. ElHitti and GarciaTh March 30, 1:00-2:00 PM
Writing Abstracts for Research Projects
Students will learn about abstracts: what they are and how they are used. They will also learn the necessary elements to writing an abstract and go through a series of exercises in small groups to distinguish between successful and unsuccessful abstracts.
Online Registration
Profs. ElHitti and GarciaTh March 30, 4:00-5:00 PM
ePortfolios for Academic and Career Advancement
Create dynamic, professional websites using WordPress featuring your outstanding academic work.
Online Registration
iTECT April 4, 1:00-2:00 PM
ePortfolios for Academic and Career Advancement
Create dynamic, professional websites using WordPress featuring your outstanding academic work.
Online Registration
iTECT April 4, 4:00-5:00 PM
Designing a Research Poster Presentation
Understand the purpose of a scientific research poster; learn important layout principles and components to create and present effective research posters.
Location: P501 (Pearl)
Profs. Alcendor and XiaoTh April 20, 1:00-2:00 PM
Designing a Research Poster Presentation
Understand the purpose of a scientific research poster; learn important layout principles and components to create and present effective research posters.
Location: P501 (Pearl)
Profs. Alcendor and XiaoTh April 20, 4:00-5:00 PM
Academic Works for Student Posters
Adding your poster to CUNY Academic Works creates a unique, permanent link for your resume, CV, and graduate school application.
Online Registration
Prof. BergerTh April 27, 1:00-2:00 PM

Today: “Is Graduate School For Me?”

Event announcement (Is Graduate School For Me, Part II, Monday December 5th, 3-4:30pm EST; RSVP bit.ly/UWFF1205 Futures Initiative: Advancing Equity and innovation in Higher Education) with multicolored doodle decoration.

Today, Monday, December 5th from 3-4:30 pm, The Futures Initiative at the CUNY Graduate Center is virtually hosting Part II of the University Worth Fighting For series “Is Graduate School For Me?”

The event is designed for students actively applying for graduate school. However, they urge undergrads who may be considering grad school or those looking for more information to attend. 

Students, please consider attending! Faculty and staff, please share this information with students! Everyone attending will have an opportunity to speak directly with current CUNY graduate students and professors.   

RSVP for Zoom Link: bit.ly/UWFF1205

Workshop: Academic Works for Student Posters

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One last workshop, Undergraduate Researchers!

You’re invited to join City Tech’s Prof. Monica Berger for a workshop to learn more about using Academic Works for student posters and the ways Academic Works can benefit you as a researcher.

Register now and join via Zoom on Thursday, November 17, 1:00-2:00PM for the workshop.

Workshop: Designing a Research Poster Presentation

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Undergraduate Researchers, are you getting ready for presenting your research?!

Please join City Tech’s Profs. Davide, Alcendor, and Xiao for a workshop on designing a research poster presentation

The sessions are today, Thursday, November 10, 2022

Register and attend via Zoom either the 1:00-2:00PM session OR the 4:00-5:00pm session. Two great options for a great workshop!

Workshop: ePortfolios for Academic and Career Advancement

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A new month, and more workshops, Undergraduate Researchers!

Do you have an ePortfolio? Interested in starting one or improving on yours?

You’re invited to join City Tech’s iTEC team for a workshop on ePortfolios for Academic and Career Advancement

These sessions are Thursday, November 3rd:

Register and attend via Zoom for the 1:00-1:00PM session OR for the R4:00-5:00PM session. Two great options for a great workshop!

Workshop: Journal Club 1

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Here’s an exciting new opportunity for Undergraduate Researchers and students in Health Sciences at City Tech: a Journal Club! Check out their new Journal Club site on the OpenLab.

In Session 1 of the new Journal Club 1, Prof. Gurung, along with Lead Discussant Brett Millar, PhD, will lead participants through a consideration of the following question:

Is the association between adverse childhood experiences and later depression buffered by the trait of psychological flexibility?

Students are required to read this article in advance of the meeting.

Register and join via Zoom for the November 2, 1:00-2:00pm session.

For more information, review the Meetings section of the Journal Club site.

Workshop: Writing Abstracts for Research Projects

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More workshops this week, Undergraduate Researchers!

You’re invited to join Prof. ElHitti, Prof. Garcia, and the fellows in City Tech’s Writing Across the Curriculum (WAC) program for a workshop on Writing Abstracts for Research Projects

The sessions are on Thursday, October 27th:

OR

These are two great options for one great workshop!

Workshop: Advancing Library Research Techniques

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As we approach mid-semester, we’re also approaching the middle of the workshops designed for you, Undergraduate Researchers!

You’re invited to join Prof. Prince and Prof. Berger from City Tech’s library for a workshop on Advancing Library Research Techniques

The workshop is on Wednesday, October 26th, offered at two different times during the day:

OR

Two great options for one great workshop!

Workshop: Research Types and Methods

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What a great week of workshops we’ve had so far, with more this week!

Following Using OpenLab for your Research Project on Tuesday, join Profs. Kim and Rahman for the Research Types and Methods Panel.

This session takes place on Thursday, October 20th, from 1-2:00PM. Be sure to register for Research Types and Methods and then join when it’s time!

Workshop: Using OpenLab for your Research Project

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This semester’s workshop are off to a successful start, thanks to the effort of the workshop leaders and organizers, and of course to the curious and lively student participants!

Next in the workshop schedule is Using OpenLab for your Research Project, led by Prof. Rosen and the OpenLab Community Team. Register for the workshop and join on Tuesday, October 18th, 3:30-4:30PM.

If you haven’t already, sign up for an OpenLab account before the workshop so you can log in and get started!