Workshop: Advancing Library Research Techniques

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As we pass the mid-semester mark, we’re also in the middle of the slate of 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, where you’ll learn how to use the library and Google Scholar to find sources for your poster and general strategies for the literature review.

This workshop is offered twice on Wednesday, March 29, once in the library and once on Zoom:

  • with Prof. Prince, 1:00-2:00 PM–This workshop will take place in L540, the Library E-classroom. Enter the library on the 4th Floor of the Library building, and go up to the classroom on the next floor.
  • with Prof. Berger, 4:00-5:00 PM –You can register and participate via Zoom.

Two great options for one great workshop!

Workshop: Time Management THURSDAY

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Here’s a reminder for all Undergraduate Researchers: it’s time for another workshop!

This Thursday, you’re invited to join the CUNY Creative Arts Team (CAT) for the Time Management workshop, sponsored by BMI CUNY. Students participating in the workshop will learn strategies for time management.

Location: P501 (Pearl)

Thursday, March 23, 1:00-2:00 PM

Add it to your calendar today–and set an alert, too (just some unofficial time management hints)!

Workshop: Research Types and Methods W 3/22

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What a great start to the workshops we’ve had so far!

Hopefully you had the chance to attend Using OpenLab for your Research Project on Thursday, 3/16. Now get ready to join Profs. Kim and Rahman for the next workshop, Research Types and Methods.

Before beginning your research project, you need to decide how to design a study. This panel discussion workshop will give you a brief overview of various types of research using field surveys, secondary data analysis, and laboratory experiments.

This session takes place on Wednesday, March 22, 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 workshops 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. Reitz and the OpenLab Community Team, who will support student researchers by showing how to communicate about and display research via OpenLab.

Register for the workshop and join on Thursday, 3/16, 1:00-2:00PM.

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

If you attend this workshop, please share your reflections about it.

Reflection: Using OpenLab for Research

Using OpenLab for Research 3/16/23 Reflection

Which research program are you in?(Required)

Workshop: Being a Professional

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Calling all Undergraduate Researchers! If you are participating in an undergraduate research program, be sure to check out the full list of workshops and sign up for workshops starting this week with Tuesday’s workshop on Presenting Yourself Online. This second workshop, on Being a Professional, is a great opportunity not only for you as a researcher but also as you embark on or continue in your profession! Participating students will learn about professionalism and strategies to develop from varied perspectives.

You’re invited to join Profs. Davide and Walljasper for this workshop on developing professional skills. The session will be on Thursday, March 9th from 1:00-2:00PM.

Register for Being a Professional, and then join when it’s time for the workshop!

Workshop: Presenting Yourself Online

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Calling all Undergraduate Researchers! And mentors, too!

If you are participating in an undergraduate research program, the Spring 2023 workshops start this week with workshops on Tuesday and Thursday. Students participating in an undergraduate research program have many workshop options to choose from throughout the semester–so undergraduate researchers, now is the time to sign up! And mentors, now is the time to encourage the student researchers you work with to sign up!

To start the semester’s workshop offerings, the OpenLab Team invites all students to join them for a workshop on presenting yourself online, which 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.

The session is on Tuesday, Tuesday, March 7th, from 1:00-2:00 PM.

Register for Presenting Yourself Online. See you soon!

Here are the Presenting Yourself Online slides.

If you attend this workshop, please share your reflections about it.

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

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!