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Questioning in Research: A Practical Guide to Have Cooperative and Constructive Argumentative Dialogue
27 Jun 2017 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Pablo Daniel Zavattieri
In this Lunch and Learn Session we are going to discuss ways to have collaborative and respectful dialogues in academic/scientific research. In particular, we will try to focus on how to question...
Making the Most of Your Summer Research Experience
13 Jun 2017 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Janelle P Wharry
Students will first work in small groups and will consider an invention that has impacted their lives. They will trace back to the genesis of these inventions as a means of self-realizing...
Networking for Nerds: How to Land (or Create) Your Dream Job!
23 Jan 2017 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Alaina G. Levine
In this keynote, we will focus on proven networking strategies and tactics to identify new opportunities, locate decision- makers within organizations, solidify your reputation and brand in the...
Job Interview Jepordy
20 Dec 2016 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Tim Luzader
This interactive session utilizes a game-based format to address strategies for effective interviewing with employers.
Scholarly Communication + Data Management
15 Dec 2016 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Margaret Phillips
What they are, what they entail, and tips and tricks for success.
Career Planning; Resumes
06 Oct 2016 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Amruta Inamdar
Electrical and Computer Engineering
Your Career Choices after Graduate School and The Most-Neglected Item in your Career Development (2016)
20 Sep 2016 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Gerhard Klimeck
What are your career choices after graduate school? Will you develop technology yourself? Will you work in a team? Will you guide people? Where will you work: in industry, research lab, or...
Entrepreneurship: What You Need to Know
17 Aug 2016 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Nathalie Duval-Couetil
Nathalie Duval-Couetil is the Director of the Certificate in Entrepreneurship and Innovation Program, Associate Director of the Burton D. Morgan Center, and an Associate Professor in the...
Some Lessons on Entrepreneurship in Nanotechnology (and, Mechanical Engineers do 'nano', too)
18 Feb 2016 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Timothy S Fisher
Professor Tim Fisher will talk about his brief excursion into starting (and stopping) a company, with a focus on lessons learned that are related to education and academic research. He will also...
Introduction to Project Management
11 Sep 2015 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Jon Wright
In this introduction to project management, Jon Wright talks to the 2015 NCN SURF students about successfully organizing their summer research project After a brief exercise to establish a common...
Teaching Writing in Introductory Physics: the Good, the Bad, and the Revision
21 Apr 2015 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Scott Bonham
Written communication is an important skill in almost every field, including science and engineering. Over the last five years I have been evaluating different approaches for teaching and...
How to PhD
09 Oct 2014 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Dimitrios Peroulis, Gerhard Klimeck, Jan P. Allebach
Illinois Nano EP Seminar Series Spring 2011: Improve Presentation Slides with Visual Explanations
21 Dec 2011 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): James P Witte
The evidence from learning science suggests that adding visuals to the text of
instructional materials can help students learn better (Mayer 2001). If you are looking for
a way to improve the...
What's Better - National Lab, Industry, or Academia?
11 Apr 2011 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Wolfgang Windl
A comparison from personal experience.
Responsible Authorship and Peer Review
22 Mar 2011 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): James R. Wilson
This talk is based on an article that appeared in Science and Engineering Ethics and on an instructional module developed for the Responsible Conduct of Research (RCR) Program of the NC State...
Preparing for a Career Fair
06 Apr 2010 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Cyndi D. Lynch
Cyndi Lynch is the Director of Fellowships and Graduate Student Professional Development for the Graduate School. Cyndi administers the fellowship program for the university, counseling...
Inside Real Innovation
01 Mar 2010 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Eugene A. Fitzgerald
Through our own experience in fundamental innovation over the last 20+ years and through our innovation experience with corporations in the Kauffman Innovation Interface, we have developed a...
Resumes: Develop your message, tell your story
17 Feb 2010 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Cyndi D. Lynch
ECE 694A: Professional Development Seminar Series
17 Feb 2010 | Series | Contributor(s): Gerhard Klimeck
The ECE Graduate Seminar, ECE 694, is designed to provide opportunities for professional development of graduate sudents, raise their awareness of various other issues that they may face in their...
Essentials of a Graduate Student Portfolio