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October 2018

Two Heads Are Better Than One: Designing, Monitoring, and Assessing Group Work

October 3 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
MMC – GL 482, 11200 SW 8th Street FL 33199 United States + Google Map

Do your students complain about working in groups? Are you dissatisfied with the way you structure group work? Group work can motivate students, foster creativity, build trust, encourage active learning, promote a wider sense of ownership, and develop key critical-thinking, communication, decision-making, and conflict-resolution skills. But without careful planning and facilitation, group work can frustrate students and instructors and feel like a waste of time. In this workshop, we will briefly review the power of group work, explore different types of small groups, discuss…

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What’s Your Leadership Style?

October 3 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
EC – 2300, 10555 West Flagler Street
Miami, Florida 33174
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Writing the Personal Statement

October 3 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
BBC – AC 1226A, 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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Two Heads Are Better Than One: Designing, Monitoring, and Assessing Group Work

October 4 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
MMC – GL 482, 11200 SW 8th Street FL 33199 United States + Google Map

Do your students complain about working in groups? Are you dissatisfied with the way you structure group work? Group work can motivate students, foster creativity, build trust, encourage active learning, promote a wider sense of ownership, and develop key critical-thinking, communication, decision-making, and conflict-resolution skills. But without careful planning and facilitation, group work can frustrate students and instructors and feel like a waste of time. In this workshop, we will briefly review the power of group work, explore different types of small groups, discuss…

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Resume Writing & Interviewing

October 4 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
BBC – WUC 255, 3000 NE 151 Street
North Miami, FL 33181
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Your resume may be your only chance to get an employer’s attention, so you have to get it right the first time. Learn about appearance, style, and formats in writing a resume letter. 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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Avoiding Plagiarism

October 4 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
BBC – HL 255, 3000 NE 151 Street
Miami, FL 33181 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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EndNote for Citation and Bibliography Management

October 9 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
MMC – GL 280, 11200 SW 8th Street
Miami, Florida 33199
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EndNote is a web and desktop-based citation management software that facilitates easy bibliography creation including integrated use with MSWord and Google Docs. To RSVP click here

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De-Stress Your Life

October 10 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
MMC – GC 279A, 11200 SW 8th Street
Miami, FL 33199 United States
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During this presentation, students will learn how to address their stress, how to manage stress, and the different services they have available at FIU to help them cope with stress and time management. A special emphasis will be placed on how to decrease or manage daily stress. During the presentation, we will be providing free massages, massages will be provided based on first come first serve basis. To RSVP click here

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Salary & Job Offer Negotiation

October 11 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
MMC – SASC 305, 11200 SW 8th Street
Miami, FL 33199 United States
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This workshop provides students with the necessary skills to negotiate, research the market, and position themselves in the current job market. To RSVP click here

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How Critical Thinking Effects Your Job Search

October 11 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
EC – 2300, 10555 West Flagler Street
Miami, Florida 33174
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