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Graduate Workshops

The schedule for the Fall 2021 Graduate Workshop Series, offered by UASP's Graduate Academic Support Center, is listed below. Workshops are on writing and statistics topics and 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.

Fall 2021 Graduate Workshop Schedule

August

Monday, August 30, 2021 at Noon:  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/F21GradStatsConcepts1Recording

September

Thursday, September 9, 2021 at 3:00 pm:  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/GradF21ManagingtheProcRecording  

Monday, September 13, 2021 at Noon:  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/F21GradStatsConcepts2Recording  

Monday, September 20, 2021 at Noon:  Tips for Research Writing.  This presentation will include an overview of the research process, including evaluating sources, finding mentor texts, formulating an argument, balancing summary and synthesis, and revising and editing strategies.   
To view the recording for this workshop, please visit:   https://bit.ly/F21GradTipsforResearchRecording

October

Monday, October 4, 2021 at 3:00 pm:  Critical Reading Strategies.  Reading is a vital component in the research and writing process.  This presentation will describe strategies for identifying themes from sources as well as how to track and organize information from sources to help with projects.
To view the recording for this workshop, please visit:  https://bit.ly/F21GradCriticalReadingRecording    

Thursday, October 21, 2021 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 register for this workshop, please visit:  https://bit.ly/F21GradLitReviews1

Thursday, October 28 at Noon:  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 register for this workshop, please visit:  https://bit.ly/F21GradLitReview2

November

Thursday, November 4, 2021 at Noon:  Tips for Editing in Academic Writing.  This workshop will review grammatical concepts in academic writing as well as strategies for revising and editing papers.  
To register for this workshop, please visit:  https://bit.ly/F21GradTipsforEditing

Monday, November 8, 2021 at 3:00 pm:  Introduction to Qualitative Data Analysis.  Students will learn basic tips for qualitative data analysis, such as developing a framework and coding data. An overview will be provided about the most popular methods for analyzing qualitative data: content analysis, narrative analysis, discourse analysis, and grounded theory. Resources for learning more about each method will also be shared.
To register for this workshop, please visit:  https://bit.ly/F21GradQualData