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Minnesota State University, Mankato

Workshop Schedule

Page address: http://grad.mnsu.edu/research/cesr/schedule.html

Fall 2017

To register for workshops you should create an account:  https://mnscu.rschooltoday.com/public/viewmyaccount 

You are encouraged to use your Star ID as your username. Please use your home address when entering address.

 

To view and/or register for one of The Center trainings: https://mnscu.rschooltoday.com/public/getsubcategory/category_id/786/program_id/9

Look for The Center for Excellence in Scholarship & Research group. Click on this name and it will take you to the CESR Workshops.

 

A Primer for APA Writing

Thursday, September 14th.  1:00 pm.-2:30 pm.

ML 88A - Conference Room

Many professional outlets for scholarly work require APA writing style or adaptations of that style.  We will go through the basics of APA format and focus extra attention on the most common problems encountered when writing in APA style. 

CESR: A Primer for APA Writing - # CESR001-Fall2017 – 1

Survey Construction Using Qualtrics®

Thursday, September 21st. 11:00 am.-12:30 pm.

ML 109

This workshop will provide participants a basic knowledge of survey construction guidelines and the use of Qualtrics, a free, MSU-supported tool for online survey construction. Participants will learn how to create and distribute surveys using a variety of different item types and Qualtrics' special features. Additionally, participants will learn how to add consent forms to surveys, edit the look and feel of surveys (including properly displaying university logos on surveys), and export data in various formats. 

CESR: Survey Construction Using Qualtrics - # CESR002-Fall2017 – 1

Introduction to SPSS

Thursday, October 12th. 11:00 am.-12:30 pm.

ML 109

This workshop will provide participants a basic introduction to SPSS.  Topics covered will include entering data, importing external data sets, modifying data, computing descriptive statistics, and more. For this workshop, no prior knowledge of SPSS is necessary to attend.

CESR: Introduction to SPSS - # CESR003-Fall2017 – 1

Statistical Testing Using SPSS

Thursday, October 19th. 11:00 am.-12:30.

ML 109

This workshop will provide participants with knowledge of how to conduct hypothesis tests with SPSS. The focus of the workshop will be on interpreting results given in SPSS while also discussing when to use certain tests and statistics. Familiarity with SPSS is helpful, but not necessary. 

CESR: Statistical Testing Using SPSS - # CESR004-Fall2017 – 1

A Primer for MLA Writing

Thursday, October 26th. 1:00 pm.-2:00 pm.

ML 88A - Conference Room

We will go through the basics of MLA format and focus attention on the most common problems people have when writing in MLA style. 

CESR: A Primer for MLA Writing - # CESR005-Fall2017 – 1 

Survey Construction Using Qualtrics®

Thursday, November 2nd. 11:00 am.-12:30 pm. 

ML 109

This workshop will provide participants with knowledge on how to conduct hypothesis tests with SPSS. The focus of the workshop will be on interpreting results given in SPSS, while also discussing when to use certain tests and statistics. Familiarity with SPSS is helpful, but not necessary.

CESR: Survey Construction Using Qualtrics - # CESR002-Fall2017 – 2  

Responding to Editors and Reviewers

Thursday, November 9th. 1:00 pm.-2:00 pm.

ML 88A - Conference Room

After the initial joy of having received a positive review, comes the reality that you still have a lot of difficult work to do before your manuscript is published.  This workshop will provide participants with strategies for successfully responding to editors and reviewers.  We will explore several different strategies that can be used.

CESR: Responding to Editors and Reviewers - # CESR006-Fall2017 – 1