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Online Workshops

Unable to attend a workshop in person?  Check out the workshops below offered online for graduate students.

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  •    Thesis and Dissertation Webcourse

    • Use this comprehensive Webcourse to learn about the university’s thesis and dissertation requirements. Students at every stage of the process can find vital information on policies, procedures, formatting resources, and more. This non-credit Webcourse is designed to help students learn important skills for completing their thesis or dissertation through five self-paced modules. See the Online Pathways to Success FAQs for more information.

      Click here for this on demand workshop.   
  •    Graduate Grantsmanship Webcourse

    • The Graduate Grantsmanship Webcourse is intended for those seeking possible future careers in academia, research, and other fields demanding knowledge of research grants. This Webcourse will equip graduate students and postdocs with the knowledge and skills needed to successfully obtain external research funding through five modules. See the Online Pathways to Success FAQs for more information.

      Graduate Students must register for GPD 501: Online Graduate Grantsmanship through their myUCF Student Center under the Graduate Students section then Pathways to Success. Once enrolled, you will be sent an email with a link to the Webcourse. Postdocs: please email for a registration link.

      All all five modules and corresponding module quizzes must be completed for the Pathways to Success Training Summary to be marked as completed. Training Summaries will be updated within 30 days of completion of all five modules. You can access your Training Summary in your myUCF Student Center under Graduate Students then Pathways to Success then Your Graduate Workshops.

  •    Career Services

    • Starting in the Fall 2017 term, UCF Career Services will begin live streaming many of their workshops and other events. Please see the Career Services Website and Facebook page for additional details.
  •    Avoiding Plagiarism

  •    Conducting a Literature Review

    • The UCF library offers this free online module which will help highlight tools to conduct a literature review.  

       Click here for this on demand workshop

      Please note you will need your NID and NID password to login to this module.

  •    ETDplus Virtual Workshops

    • The ETD+ Virtual Workshop Series is a set of free introductory training resources on crucial data curation and digital longevity techniques for electronic theses and dissertations (ETDs) and affiliated files. 

      Workshop topics include:

      • Copyright
      • Data Organization
      • File Formats
      • Metadata
      • Storage
      • Version Control

      Each module is approximately 15-20 minutes each and includes supplemental material including slides, a guidance brief (booklet), and a printable handout summarizing key takeaways and learning objectives.

      As a reminder, information about UCF thesis and dissertation resources is located here:


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