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Register for professional development opportunities

Please see the upcoming opportunities for professional development below and register using the links provided.

Engaging Students with Online Teaching Microsoft Teams

Thursday, July 23, 4-5 pm
Presenter: Sarah Larsen, Vice Provost and Dean of the Graduate School and faculty panelists
Description: In this workshop, techniques for engaging students in the synchronous online classroom/laboratory using Microsoft Teams will be discussed. Students will also be introduced to the Center for the Integration of Research, Teaching, and Learning (CIRTL) online resources.

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Library Open Forum Series for Graduate Students

July 13-17
Description: 
The University of Houston Libraries announces a series of online open forums to be held during the week of July 13-17. The series, geared toward graduate students, will provide an overview of library services. Librarians will explain how these services are related to graduate study, research, and teaching, and how librarians work with graduate students.
Check here for more information on how to connect via zoom.

Selecting Journals for Academic Publishing

Tuesday, June 30, 10-11 am
Presenter: Irene Ke, Graduate Services Coordinator & Psychology Librarian, UH Library
Description: 
You want to get your work published, but how do you choose a journal? In this workshop, we will discuss how to make a choice and the factors that could impact your decision.  You will also learn where to find journal information (e.g., publishing cycle, impact factors, acceptance rate, legitimacy). Several resources that would help you make a selection will be introduced.

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Reference Management Tools Workshop

Tuesday, June 23, 10-11 am
Presenter: Irene Ke, Graduate Services Coordinator & Psychology Librarian, UH Library
Description: Reference management tools such as Endnote, Mendeley, and Zotero help you to store and organize citations during your research, and insert in-text citations and generate bibliographies in various styles during your writing. This workshop will introduce the benefits of using a citation manager, explain the different features and fee structures, and show you how to get started.

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