learning / technology / workshops

Thesis / Dissertation Webinar for UW Graduate Students

The Grad School and two folks out of the UW Libraries Seattle tomorrow are doing a webinar on ETDs.  We’ve reserved a room in the Snoqualmie Building to broadcast the webinar.  Here’s the info if you want to attend or know of anyone who may be interested: Thesis / Dissertation Webinar for UW Graduate Students Tuesday, April … Continue reading

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Conference Proposal Workshop

MAIS is participating in the Graduate Liberal Arts Studies Symposium for the first time this summer. To provide students support, MAIS & TLC joined forces to teach students the skill of conference proposal writing. Riki Thompson, the Graduate Program Coordinator, kicked off the event with some background on academic conferences in general and specifically the … Continue reading

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Graduate Writing Workshop–>Proofreading

WHEN Friday, Feb. 21, 2014, 3 – 4 p.m. CAMPUS LOCATION UW Tacoma Snoqualmie (SNO) CAMPUS ROOM SNO 239 EVENT SPONSORS Teaching and Learning Center DESCRIPTION Typos can confuse the meaning of sentences and affect the writer’s authority with the reader. In this workshop, you will survey and test several self-editing strategies and devise an individualized checklist/timeline for … Continue reading

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Proposal Writing Workshop

Planning to apply to a conference? Come to Proposal Writing Workshop on Friday, February 21, 2014 from 5-7 pm in the Diversity Resource Center (WCG104). Amy Whitcomb (TLC) and Riki Thompson (MAIS) will guide you through the steps of putting together a 250 word conference proposal. –If you already have a draft, please bring a hard copy to work on … Continue reading

mentoring / researching / workshops

Doing Oral History as Primary Research

A Primer on Doing Oral History as Primary Research with Professor Michael Honey: An MAIS Workshop March 17th from 6:30-8 pm in TLB 3rd floor. Professor Honey has written four award-winning books closely based on oral histories of black and white workers in the South. The most recent is Sharecropper’s Troubadour: John L. Handcox, the Southern … Continue reading

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Winter quarter workshops!

IRB Workshop for Graduate Students Kelly FitzGerald, Director of Sponsored Research, will be running a 1 hourworkshop for graduate students about the IRB/human Subjects process. Fri, Jan 24 5:00 – 6:00 pm WCG 322 Conference Proposal Writing Workshop Amy Whitcomb, new TLC writing consultant with an expertise in graduate-level writing (in prep for Grad Liberal Arts Symposium in LA, Calif on June … Continue reading

mentoring / planning / researching

Graduate Workshop on IRB

Calling all grad students who are doing research with human subjects! What are Human Subjects? Will your research involve “a living individual about whom an investigator conducting research obtains: data through intervention or interaction with the individual, or identifiable private information”? If “yes,” then you will likely need IRB review. See the federal definitions of Human Subjects … Continue reading