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January Symposium 2014 Schedule

Wednesday 1/8 - Friday 1/10

ProgramFacilitatorDateTimeProgram TypeDescription
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.