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January 2019

Arranging and Managing Groups in Canvas

January 18 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
MMC – GL 482, 11200 SW 8th Street FL 33199 United States + Google Map

Whether it’s working with a small number of students or teaching a much larger class size, Canvas can be an indispensable tool for deploying group assignments, projects, and activities.  The wide breadth of features and options that it offers, can often help faculty members streamline student access to content as well as provide more enriching opportunities for collaboration regardless of course modality.  In this workshop, we will spend some time going over the ins and outs of how to use…

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Library Refresher

January 22 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
MMC – GL 523, 11200 SW 8th Street
Miami, FL 33199 United States
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Are you new to FIU or you’ve been away? This workshop will orient you to using the FIU Libraries' resources and services to support your research; covers library services and policies for grad students; how to access books, articles, databases for subject & interdisciplinary research & more. To RSVP click here

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Inside the Interview

January 23 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
MMC – SASC 305, 11200 SW 8th Street
Miami, FL 33199 United States
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Understand the goals and importance of an interview. Learn effective tools in preparation for the interview process, the appropriate communication skills, behavior, and dress code for an interview, as well as what to do after an interview. To RSVP click here

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Writing the Literature Review

January 23 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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We will discuss tips on writing the literature review, including the synthesis matrix. Please note this workshop is being offered online via adobe connect on this date and time. If you are currently working on a literature review, please have your notes/materials with you. To RSVP click here

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Money Matters: Your Credit History Can Impact Your Career

January 24 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
BBC – WUC 255, 3000 NE 151 Street
North Miami, FL 33181
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People have lost and been denied jobs because of bad debt and poor credit history. Learn about how your credit impacts your career, as well as tips for budgeting and improving or maintaining positive credit. This workshop will be co-facilitated by Mr. Schane D. Coker, Financial Coach with the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau; Ms. Ive Paul, Accounting Specialist with Campus Life; and Dr. Carolyn Meeker, Career Counselor with Career & Talent Development. To RSVP click here

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Prepare for the Fair

January 24 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
EC – 2300, 10555 West Flagler Street
Miami, Florida 33174
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Learn the importance of attending a career fair and/or expo. Identify communication strategies for use before, during and after the career fair. Learn how to successfully network with employers and stand out positively from the crowd. To RSVP click here

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Branding 101: Networking, LinkedIn & Free Headshots

January 30 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
BBC – WUC 255, 3000 NE 151 Street
North Miami, FL 33181
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Learn tips for networking, branding yourself as a professional, and utilizing LinkedIn “the world’s largest professional network”. Attendees might find it helpful to do a quick search before the workshop: does your college or major have a LinkedIn page? Does the organization you want to work for post jobs or articles on LinkedIn? You can also receive a free headshot for your social media profiles. To RSVP click here

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Research Strategies for the Literature Review

January 30 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
MMC – GL 523, 11200 SW 8th Street
Miami, FL 33199 United States
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This session provides strategies and techniques for building a literature review, staying up on new literature, and keeping track of sources and searches. To RSVP click here

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Avoiding Plagiarism

January 30 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
MMC – GL 125, 11200 SW 8th Street
Miami, FL 33199 United States
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We will discuss the definition of plagiarism and questions about paraphrasing and citing. Please bring any questions you have about plagiarism and paraphrasing. To RSVP click here

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Writing the Personal Statement

January 31 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
BBC – TBA, 3000 NE 151 Street
Miami, Florida 33181
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This interactive workshop will explore different approaches to writing personal statements and include short writing activities. To RSVP click here

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