Below are recordings of our past workshops. They will introduce you to the QMER workflow method, as well as introductory lessons on statistical software and professional skills.
Get up to Speed
Workflow and Statistical Method
Professional Skills Workshops
Jan 28 4-6p
Techniques to write and submit proposals for maximum impact. We'll cover:
Identifying conferences by interest
Discuss Division/SIG selection & submission
Always have results (other strategies)
What reviewers look for/reading the Call
Feb 11 4-6p
CONFERENCE CONFIDENCE: PRESENTATION STRATEGIES
Pitch your proposal. We'll also have presentations from our research labs. Which you should join by the way.
Research Labs Presentation
Conference Reviewer Roundtable
Mar 11 4-6p
THE SMART DISSERTATION 2: WORK IN PROGRESS (WIP)
Bring your half-baked ideas and lets troubleshoot them, so you don't have to look stupid in front of your advisor. We'll also cover
Possible Data Sources
Other strategies (e.g., Zotero)
Roundtable on Dissertation strategies
Mar 18 4-6p
Let's knock some out. Here are some strategies we'll cover:
Deconstructing a paper
Outlining your paper
Quant Example w/Statistical demonstration
Apr 15 4-6p
BUILD YOUR RESUME/CV
How to build your CV to market the right stuff. And that all important cover letter. Yikes.
April 29th 4-6p
THE MODERN JOB MARKET
It's rough out there. Get ahead by finding ways to build & market yourself to the right domains to fit your goals. And it's a lot easier if you do it sooner than later
Graduate Skills Workshops
Everyone passes their classes. Be smarter than that. This summer, we focus on techniques to do classwork, write your dissertation, and build your professional skills so you can be competitive on the market.
June 10th 3-5p
We cover the all-important topic of funding opportunities for graduate students, with our own Outreach Director, Natale Neugebauer
June 24, 3-5p
There is more support here than you may know. We cover university resources including those from the College of Education, the Graduate School, the Library, and your department. Don't do extra work when someone else can help you.
July 8, 3-5p
PLANNING THE COURSE
Plan out your battle strategy for your graduate career. We focus on long-term, high-leverage plans to maximize your time here, focusing on 3 strands:
Course & Credit Selection
Professional Skills & CV development
Be smart and make it count.
August 5, 3-5p
POLICY & NONPROFIT JOB SKILLS W/ DR. JEREMY ANDERSON
Don't want to be an academic? There are a ton of options that are often not discussed. Dr. Jeremy Anderson, Policy Analyst for the California School Boards Association discusses about how to navigate a nonacademic pathway, including: