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The Graduate Workshop Series, offered by UASP's Graduate Academic Support Center, includes writing and statistics topics, and all workshops are offered live through Zoom. To attend live, please register using the links that appear below. If you cannot attend the workshops live and would like to receive the recording, please also register using the links below. For questions, please call (480) 965-9072. For ASU Zoom account questions, please see our guide about how to sign up for your ASU Zoom account.

Spring 2022 Graduate Workshop Schedule

Spring 2022 Schedule

January

Thursday, January 27, 2022 at 12:00 p.m.:  Statistical Concepts Review Part 1
Whether you are taking a class that utilizes statistics or are gearing up to analyze data for a research project, this presentation provides a strong foundation.  Students will review introductory statistics concepts such as mean, hypothesis testing (z-test and t-test), and confidence intervals (z-test and t-test).  
To view the recording of this workshop, please visit:  https://bit.ly/SP22GradStatsConcepts1Recording

February

Thursday, February 3, 2022 at 3:00 p.m.:  Statistical Concepts Review Part 2
Graduate statistics tutors will present part 2 of a statistical concepts review with more information provided to support statistics coursework or research projects.  Students will review introductory statistics concepts such as types of data, types of data distribution, central limit theorem, and the law of large numbers.  
To view the recording of this workshop, please visit:  https://bit.ly/SP22GradStatsConcepts2Recording

Thursday, February 10, 2022 at 12:00 p.m.:  Introduction to R
Graduate statistics tutors will present an introduction to R, free software for statistical computing.  The tutors will demonstrate how to input data into R, data cleaning methods, rudimentary analyses (e.g., test-test and linear regression), and some data visualization.
To view the recording of this workshop, please visit:  https://bit.ly/SP22GradStatsIntrotoRRecording 

Monday, February 14, 2022 at 3:00 p.m.:  Managing the Thesis and Dissertation Writing Process
Students will learn about resources at ASU that can be utilized to support their thesis or dissertation processes.  Students will also learn strategies for planning time to research and write, using mentor texts, keeping track of research, communicating with thesis or dissertation committee members, and staying motivated and inspired.
To view the recording of this workshop, please visit:  https://bit.ly/GradS22ManagingtheProcRecording  

Thursday, February 17, 2022 at 3:00 p.m.:  Introduction to SPSS
Graduate statistics tutors will present an introduction to the statistical software SPSS.  Students will learn background information about the software, data acquisition, and data management.  The tutors will also demonstrate data management techniques, exploratory data analysis and visualization, and modeling and significance testing in SPSS.
To view the recording of this workshop, please visit   https://bit.ly/SP22GradStatsIntrotoSPSSRecord

Thursday, February 24, 2022 at 12:00 p.m.:  Writing & Submitting Conference Proposals
Students wil learn how to analyze conference calls for proposals, assess different types of presentation options, and consider tips for writing a conference proposal.
To view the recording of this workshop, please visit:  https://bit.ly/GradSP22ConferenceProposals 

March

Thursday, March 17, 2022 at 3:00 pm:  Writing a Literature Review Part 1:  Preparation and Research
This presentation will discuss the purpose of a literature review and will provide strategies for preparing to write a draft, including tips for researching, resources and tools for research, and strategies for organizing a literature review. 
To view the recording of this workshop, please visit:   https://bit.ly/S22GradLitReview1Recording    

Monday, March 21, 2022 at 3:00 pm:  Writing a Literature Review Part 2:  Drafting and Revising
This presentation will discuss the process of evaluating multiple drafts of a literature review by examining a sample literature review and considering revision and editing strategies.
To view the recording of this workshop, please visit:  https://bit.ly/S22GradLitReview2Recording  

Monday, March 28, 2022 at 12:00 pm:  The Art of Argument
Much academic writing takes the form of argument.  You begin with a claim and then set out to write in support or opposition depending upon the results of the research.  This workshop will help you understand ways of making a sound argument, how to use summary and synthesis to present your argument, and how to review your argument.
To view the recording of this workshop, please visit:  https://bit.ly/S22GradArgumentRecording 

April

Thursday, April 7, 2022 at 3:00 p.m.:  Preparing for Possible Publication
Students will learn strategies for drafting and tackling the process of transforming a course or seminar paper into an article manuscript.
To view the recording of this workshop, please visit:  https://bit.ly/S22GradPublicationRecording