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Posted Mar 25, 2019 at Rossier Doctoral Support Center Blog
Please join us during National LGBT Health Awareness Week for an online workshop: LGBTQ+ Cultural Competency for Healthcare Providers. Date: Wednesday, March 27 Time: 12-1 pm Online: https://zoom.us/j/575227430 (Zoom) Presented by: Keck Pride, MedLambda, and Norris Medical Library Training objectives include: Understanding sexual orientation and gender identity. Identifying strategies and resources for healthcare providers for creating a welcoming and inclusive clinical environment for LGBTQ+ patients, families, and employees. Communicating with cultural sensitivity, including how to use respectful language and pronouns. RSVP! No RSVP required, but we encourage you to RSVP here to receive an email reminder. About Zoom: Watch this... Continue reading
Posted Mar 17, 2019 at Rossier Doctoral Support Center Blog
Weekend Writes All Rossier doctoral students are welcome to attend Weekend Writes. These events provide students the opportunity to commit to writing. There is no cost for attendance. Students are encouraged to develop individual writing goals and plans. Students can attend as an individual or a writing group. Bring a laptop, work materials (and ear buds) and go to work. If you are interested, please go to RSVP - Weekend Writes. Fall 2018 Weekend Writes Sat - Sun, August 25-26, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm, UPC SOS B49 Sat - Sun, September 15-16, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm, UPC SOS... Continue reading
Posted Oct 19, 2018 at Rossier Doctoral Support Center Blog
“Open Access isn't Perfect, but Neither is Publishing” - Invitation to Open Access Week Speaker, Charlotte Roh Open Access Week is October 22 to 28. Please join us on Friday, October 26 for a timely discussion as Charlotte Roh, Scholarly Communication Librarian at the University of San Francisco, will be speaking on scholarly communication and social justice. The title of her talk is “Open Access isn't Perfect, but Neither is Publishing: The New Landscape of Scholarly Communication as an Opportunity for Social Justice” Ms. Roh writes and speaks on the intersection of social justice and scholarly communication, dealing frankly with... Continue reading
Posted Oct 19, 2018 at Rossier Doctoral Support Center Blog
Do you know there is a video for inserting Running Head in APA style citation? If not, join us Wednesday November 7th 2018, 10am-11:30am in the VKC Library Multimedia Room. Jana Parizer, Campus Success Ambassador for APA Style CENTRAL will conduct a training session with the APA Style CENTRAL, which is available through the USC Libraries. Light refreshments served. Sign up and bring a friend. http://bit.ly/APAstyle2018 Wednesday November 7th 2018, 10am-11:30am in the VKC Library Multimedia Room If you have any questions, feel free to contact Chiméne Tucker, cetucker@usc.edu Continue reading
Posted Oct 9, 2018 at Rossier Doctoral Support Center Blog
AERA Funding Opportunities View this in your browser AERA Grants Program Supported by the National Science Foundation (NSF), the AERA-NSF Grants Program emphasizes the advanced statistical analysis of data sets from the U.S. Department of Education’s National Center for Education Statistics, NSF, and other federal agencies. The program also supports studies using large-scale international data systems (e.g., PISA, PIRLS, or TIMMS) that benefit from U.S. federal government support. In addition, statewide longitudinal administrative data systems enhanced through federal grants are also eligible for consideration. Proposals are encouraged from a variety of disciplines, such as, but not limited to, education, sociology,... Continue reading
Posted Oct 4, 2018 at Rossier Doctoral Support Center Blog
The Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research (ICPSR) is hosting a virtual data fair, "Data: Powered by You" from October 1-5, 2018. This conference is free and open to the public. They will explore topics such as data transparency, data activism, sharing data, and more. The Data Fair will feature over 20 webinars hosted by expert presenters. For more information and to register go here: https://www.icpsr.umich.edu/icpsrweb/content/membership/datafair/#flyer. Continue reading
Posted Sep 25, 2018 at Rossier Doctoral Support Center Blog
Feedback on student writing for clarity, flow, logic, and general APA issues. By appointment, the DSC provides feedback on course paper drafts for Rossier doctoral students. The first year of the program is the best time for a student to seek DSC feedback- ideally for final class papers. Students who struggle with early class assignments should be encouraged to contact the DSC for assistance. Students in the Educational Leadership (EdL) program can also seek feedback on dissertation work (prior to chair review). This feedback is for dissertation writing, as well as for proposal and final defense presentations (PowerPoint review and... Continue reading
Posted Aug 15, 2018 at Rossier Doctoral Support Center Blog
When: Tuesday, April 3, 2018 @ 10:30am - 12:00pm Location: VKC B40E - Multi-Media Room (Berkes Global Media Room) Description: The University of Southern California Libraries and Taylor & Francis Group cordially invite you to attend our upcoming researcher workshop. During the workshop, Claire Cusack (Publisher, Politics, International Relations and Area Studies, Taylor & Francis Group), will provide an overview of the publishing process, offering tips for navigating each part of the process from choosing the right journal and publishing model, to submission and finally publication. Authors from USC will also share their experiences in writing and submitting their own... Continue reading
Posted Mar 25, 2018 at Rossier Doctoral Support Center Blog
Wednesday, February 21, 2018 11:00am - 12:30pm DML 241 - USC Sidney Harman Academy for Polymathic Study Presented by Kevin Klipfel, Instructional Design & Assessment Librarian, and Elizabeth Galoozis, Head of Information Literacy Conducting literature reviews, especially at an advanced level, can often be a source of academic anxiety. In this workshop, we’ll examine several strategies to help you develop confidence in your literature review searching. The workshop will discuss psychological strategies for approaching literature reviews, such as adopting a process-oriented “growth” mindset toward research, as well as several practical search techniques that will help you feel confident both getting... Continue reading
Posted Feb 14, 2018 at Rossier Doctoral Support Center Blog
Join Featured Speaker: Dr. Airies Davis (click BIO video) University of Southern California (USC) alumna & former Black Alumni Association scholar! CLICK to REGISTER NOW SEMINAR TOPIC: Trojans, Are you Emotionally Intelligent? A High IQ is Not Enough for Workforce Success. DATE: Tuesday, February 27, 2018 at 6:00-8:00pm LOCATION: USC Campus, 3501 Trousdale Pkwy, Los Angeles, CA 90089 (Taper Hall of Humanities -THH Room 201) HOST: USC Black Alumni Association COMPLIMENTARY OPEN REGISTRATION (students, alumni, faculty, administrators, professionals, etc.) LIGHT REFRESHMENTS & RAFFLE Download USC BAA Flyer Speaker Airies Davis 02_27_18 Continue reading
Posted Feb 14, 2018 at Rossier Doctoral Support Center Blog
WEBINAR: Organize Your Research with RefWorks When: Wednesday, January 24, 2018, 12-1pm (pacific) Location: ONLINE Register: http://bit.ly/newrwusc RefWorks is a web-based tool you can use to collect, manage and organize references and documents. This is available to all USC students, staff and faculty. You are invited to learn more about the updated version of RefWorks on Wednesday, January 24, 12-1pm (pacific). The presenter will be Andrea Sevetson, Manager of Customer Education & Training at Proquest. In this webinar, participants will learn how to: Create an account Gather and organize full text and references Read and annotate full text Share and... Continue reading
Posted Jan 19, 2018 at Rossier Doctoral Support Center Blog
You are invited to attend a series of workshops focused on a range of data and visualization related topics, tools, and resources. The workshops are intended for both undergraduate and graduate students and faculty. Space is limited and you must RSVP: https://libraries.usc.edu/locations/vkc-library/workshops ***Please note you must bring your own laptop to these workshops.*** All workshops will be held in VKC MMR. From: Eimmy Karina Solis Sent: Tuesday, January 9, 2018 1:27 PM Subject: VKC Data and Visualization Workshop Series Dear Colleagues, Andy and I have created a VKC Data and Visualization Workshop Series, https://bitly.com/vkcdata. We were hoping that you would... Continue reading
Posted Jan 16, 2018 at Rossier Doctoral Support Center Blog
Hello colleagues, Save the date and please forward far and wide! For GIS day this year we are partnering with our cross town rivals at UCLA to bring you the first ever Battle of the Maps! On the heels of numerous successful humanitarian map-a-thon events across the country (including here at USC) we will be holding a joint map-a-thon event with UCLA where we will be working together (and competing against them!) on a humanitarian mapping project. When: 10:00am - 1:30pm November 15th, 2017 Where: Leavey Library, 3rd Floor in the Polymathic Lab Website: http://bit.ly/uscmapathon RSVP: http://bit.ly/uscrsvp1 Food will be... Continue reading
Posted Nov 7, 2017 at Rossier Doctoral Support Center Blog
For Open Access week, the USC Libraries has invited Jeffrey Beall, the Scholarly Initiatives Librarian from University of Colorado, Denver to campus to give a keynote on predatory publishing in open access. The keynote will be followed by a question & answer session with respondents offering alternative perspectives to open access publishing. The event will be held on Monday, October 9th in Doheny Memorial Library Room 240 at 12 noon. This event is open to everyone and lunch will be served. Please find more details on the attached flyer and feel free to distribute among your colleagues both at USC... Continue reading
Posted Oct 3, 2017 at Rossier Doctoral Support Center Blog
Organize Your Research with Citation Managers https://libraries.usc.edu/events/organize-your-research-citation-managers When: Thursday, September 14, 2017, 12:00pm - 1:30pm Location: DML 241 - USC Sidney Harman Academy for Polymathic Study RSVP: bit.ly/citeit914 by Sept. 12 Citation managers help you keep track of your research by collecting and organizing citations, and creating bibliographies. So how do you pick the best citation management software for your research? There are many factors to consider including functionality, cost, and accessibility. Come learn all about the citation managers, Refworks, Mendeley, and Zotero, and choose the best tool for your research. Pizza provided! Presented by: Alyssa Brissett, Social Work Librarian... Continue reading
Posted Aug 30, 2017 at Rossier Doctoral Support Center Blog
The USC Libraries are rolling out a new system that will make it easier for students, faculty and staff to discover and request library resources. This new system replaces the HOMER catalog and is expected to arrive on July 1, 2017. Library users will not need to do anything, as the switchover will happen seamlessly on that date. Although many of the changes will happen behind the scenes, there will be a new search function which will help researchers find the books, journals, databases, and other library resources they need from a single, Google-like search box on the USC Libraries... Continue reading
Posted Jun 19, 2017 at Rossier Doctoral Support Center Blog
The Doctoral Support Center presents An Introduction to NVivo. Dr. Michelle Hall will be presenting the basics of NVivo for qualitative research. If you have collected some data and are ready to analyze, this is the seminar for you. An Introduction to NVivo Thursday, May 18 at 11:00 AM USC Orange County Campus, Irvine Dr. Michelle Hall hallmd@usc.edu This presentation is offered in conjunction with Operation Dissertation Acceleration (May 18-21) and Weekend Write (May 20-21). If you have any questions, please contact Dr. Evelyn Felina Castillo at efelina@rossier.usc.edu or (213)740-3845. Continue reading
Posted May 16, 2017 at Rossier Doctoral Support Center Blog
What's ODA? ODA is an intensive writing retreat. It's designed for doctoral students who need / want to set aside a serious block of time to make a significant push toward the next step of their dissertation. The retreat is targeted toward students who: Have research question(s) but have not been able to complete chapters 1, 2 and 3 (the proposal); OR Have defended their proposal and collected data, but have not completed chapters 4 and 5. Retreat participants will be selected and assigned to work directly with a DSC writing instructor. The ratio of advisor to students will be... Continue reading
Posted Apr 12, 2017 at Rossier Doctoral Support Center Blog
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REGISTRATION LINK: http://bit.ly/2nKhYHg REGISTER NOW *Limited Tickets Join JENGA Doctoral Association April 8th 12-2PM FREE Lunch Mixer and Panel WHO: Presented by JENGA Doctoral Association is a recognized 2016 USC Rossier Student Organization founded by eight Rossier students, now alumni, providing access to cultural and social networks that serve as support towards completion of a doctorate of education degree WHAT: Lunch Mixer and Panel Discussion with Alumni, Current Students, Staff, and Faculty on Navigating Pre/Post Dissertation and Coursework (Featuring Rossier Professor Kenneth Roth) WHERE: University of Southern California, Social Sciences Building (SOS B49), 3502 Trousdale Parkway, Los Angeles, CA 90089... Continue reading
Posted Mar 31, 2017 at Rossier Doctoral Support Center Blog
Dear USC Community, I would like to bring to your attention a new web page on the provost’s site that includes the various communications, services, and programs we have put into place to support our global community and to uphold our shared values of openness and inclusivity. Please go to: https://www.provost.usc.edu/information-on-the-immigration-and-travel-executive-order/ We will continue to update this page as we move forward. We welcome your input and suggestions at uscprovost@usc.edu. ****************** Michael W. Quick, Ph.D. Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs University of Southern California 3551 Trousdale Parkway, ADM 102 Los Angeles CA 90089-4019 (phone) 213.740.2101 uscprovost@usc.edu Continue reading
Posted Feb 16, 2017 at Rossier Doctoral Support Center Blog