January Symposium 2014 Schedule
Wednesday 1/8 - Friday 1/10
|Scholarly Writers' Lockdown||Kurt Schick||WED-FRI||9:00 AM - 4:00 PM||Lockdown||
Take advantage of time and structure to focus on academic writing.
|Data Management Bootcamp||KT Vaughan||WED-THURS||9:00 AM - 4:00 PM||Institute||
Learn more about data management issues and best practices for research data.
|Scholarly Inquiry into Interpersonal Violence||Erika Metzler Sawin & Sandra Annan||WED||9:00 AM - 11:50 AM||Roundtable||
Network with others who are interested in doing research on interpersonal violence.
|Scholarship Agendas: Organize Projects and Manage Your Time||Edward Brantmeier||WED||9:00 AM - 11:50 AM||Workshop||
Prioritize scholarship projects and build a timeline for completing projects for 2014.
|Not one Iota of Retreat: Negotiating Iran's Nuclear Program||Bernd Kaussler||WED||12:00 PM - 1:00 PM||Scholarly Talk||
Featuring core research from his new book, Dr. Kaussler will explore conflict resolution and diplomatic theory while examining the nature of negotiations, employed strategies, and tools of statecraft.
|Reflect, Refine, Plan: Comprehensive Career Mapping||Douglas Harrison||WED||1:10 PM - 4:00 PM||Workshop||
Engage in practical exercises for making decisions and creating a multi-year plan for career development.
|JMU Scholarly Commons||Genya O'Gara & Laura Drake Davis||WED||1:10 PM - 4:00 PM||Workshop||
Get an overview on how to use JMU Scholarly Commons as an open access journal publishing tool.
|Successful HRSA Grant Applications||Julie Sanford||WED||1:10 PM - 2:30 PM||Roundtable||
Explore the types of program grants that HRSA offers and get tips on how to make applications successful.
|Bringing Scholarship Out of the Ivory Tower||Brian Kaylor||THURS||9:00 AM - 11:50 AM||Workshop||
Explore the importance of public scholarship and strategies to attract media coverage for scholarly ideas.
|Teaching Statistics and Research Methods: What Does Research Suggest?||Kenn Barron||THURS||10:00 AM - 11:50 AM||Roundtable||
Discuss whether there is a preferred format and sequencing of methodology courses to enhance student learning.
|Using Qualtrics||David Stoops||THURS||9:00 AM - 11:50 AM||Workshop||
Learn how to create and distribute surveys and present survey data using Qualtrics.
|Making Mathematics Real||Laura Taalman||THURS||12:00 PM - 1:00 PM||Scholarly Talk||
Dr. Laura Taalman will share examples of mathematical 3D printing in education and research, focusing on her own scholarship and current knot theory research.
|Designing Surveys that Work||Keston Fulcher||THURS||1:10 PM - 4:00 PM||Workshop||
Practice developing survey questions to create effective, reliable, and valid assessments.
|jmUdesign Alumni Mixer||Samantha Prins||THURS||1:10 PM - 4:00 PM||Faculty Interest Group||
Alumni of the jmUDESIGN and jmUDESIGN STEM Institutes gather to share experiences related to implementing course (re)design.
|Analyzing Qualitative Data: Just the Basics||Cara Meixner & Noorie Brantmeier||FRI||9:00 AM - 11:50 AM||Workshop||
Explore basic skills and strategies involved in the analysis of textual data.
|Leveraging RefWorks to Organize Your Research||Carolyn Schubert||FRI||9:00 AM - 11:50 AM||Roundtable||
Learn to use RefWorks to help organize your research literature results.
|Engagement and Access: The K-12 Connection||Katie LaPira, Carol Fleming & Shanil Virani||FRI||9:00 AM - 11:50 AM||Roundtable||
Explore the role Outreach & Engagement can play in helping faculty formulate ideas into programs and research projects.
|Moving Through the Institutional Review Board with a Smile||John Hulvey & Carolyn Strong||FRI||1:10 PM - 3:10 PM||Roundtable||
Discuss the role of the IRB in Human Subject research with a panel of Institutional Review Board (IRB) members.
|Understanding Statistics in Research Articles||Samantha Prins||FRI||1:10 PM - 4:00 PM||Workshop||
Learn about statistical methods used in research articles and the factors that may affect their validity.