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January 2019

Dissertation Writing Boot Camp – Spring 2019

Monday, January 28, 2019 @ 9:00 am - Friday, February 1, 2019 @ 1:00 pm
The Writing Center, 0127 SASB North

Boot camp is a week-long opportunity for students currently writing dissertations to set writing goals, practice disciplined writing habits, learn new strategies, and connect with other dissertation writers.Cost: $20. Participants must commit to attending all 5 days.Future Boot Camps are planned for May, and June. REGISTER

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Learn to use the CREATE method in your classroom

Monday, January 28, 2019 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm

CREATE is a systematic method for teaching students to engage in the research process using published papers. When the method is used, students have opportunities to read parts of a publication, analyze and critique the data, and predict the next research question. The CREATE method can be used with students of any level, and it is a way to teaching research thinking and communication skills with any discipline. Facilitator: Brian Hogan, Teaching Associate Professor of Chemistry, UNC Chapel Hill REGISTER

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Resiliency and Imposter Syndrome

Tuesday, January 29, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Graduate Student Center, 211A West Cameron Ave.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States

As graduate students, it’s critical to learn how to deal with challenges and set-backs to progress and advance personally and professionally. Participants will learn evidence-based strategies to develop a growth mindset, reduce ANTs, minimize imposter fears, increase optimism and how to use feedback constructively. Lunch provided. REGISTER

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Communication Styles and Conflict Resolution

Thursday, January 31, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Graduate Student Center, 211A West Cameron Ave.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States

Effective communication is critical to success in our professional careers as well as daily interactions. This workshop will provide opportunities to assess your communication style, learn strategies on how to best interact with others who may not share your style, determine issues that are impacting your progress and how to respond to conflict in constructive ways. REGISTER

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