PDI Recordings Library

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Academic Development

  • Congrats! You’re a TA – Now What? 
  • Formatting Your Thesis or Dissertation (Grad School programs team)
  • Human Subject Research and the Institutional Review Board (Office of Research)
  • Managing Academic Relationships (Dr. Ron Moser, and Warren Cook, PhD candidate)
  • How a University Works (former Provost Dan Bernardo)
Workshops on Finding Funding
  • Applying for Prestigious Fellowships (Dr. Lisa Gloss)
    • Prestigious Fellowships Presentation Slides
  • Prestigious Fellowships Workshop (Michael Kahn)
  • Using the Pivot data base to identify funding opportunities (Emily Brashear)
  • The Office of Research and The Proposal Process
  • Finding Funding: How the Office of Research Works

Career Development

Presenting your research to a lay audience: Translating 3MT skills to Practical conversations (Panel discussion)

Writing Skills
  • EndNote Trainer (Librarian Chelsea Leachman)
  • Zotero Trainer (Librarian Lorean O’English)
  • Using Reference Management Software (Librarian Chelsea Leachman)
  • Literature Review (Librarian Lorena O’English and Haixia He)
  • Critical Reading Strategies (Librarian Lorena O’English)
  • Effective Writing “Moves” for Research Articles (Writing Program Instructors: Melanie Thongs & Amy Whitcomb)
    • Effective Writing “Moves” Handout
    • Effective Writing “Moves” Presentation Slides
  • Project Management (Librarian Lorean O’English)
  • Note-Taking and Annotation (Librarian Lorean O’English)
  • Developing Your Teaching Statement (Writing Program Instructor Amy Whitcomb)
  • Developing Your DEI Statement for Academic Job Applications (Writing Program Instructor Amy Whitcomb)
    • Developing Your DEI Statement Presentation Slides
    • DEI Statement Examples
    • Annotated DEI Statement Examples
    • DEI Statement Rubric
  • Graduate Writing 101: What does “Graduate-Level Writing” Mean?
    • Academic Writing Questions and Presentation Material
  • Reading Introductions to Write Introductions
    • Reading Introductions to Write Introductions Models, Moves, Templates, and Presentation Material
  • Writing the Conclusion to a Research Article 
  • Keeping Up with Research Ideas and Sources
  • Writing Steps and Tips for a Literature Review
    • Writing Steps and Tips for a Literature Review: PowerPoint Presentation
    • Writing Steps and Tips for a Literature Review: Article Summary Form
    • Writing Steps and Tips for a Literature Review: Model of Article Summary Form
Parts of a Paper (WSU Writing Program, Elitza Kotzeva)
  • Part 1: Abstracts
  • Part 2: Introductions
  • Part 3: Methods and Results
  • Part 4: Discussion and Conclusion
How to Write Proposals that Get Funded and Papers that Get Cited
(The Strategy of Communication Series by Dr. Joshua Schimel)
  • Story and Story Structure (The Strategy of Communication)
  • Activating Language (The Tactics of Communication)
  • Developing Flow and Coherence (The Magic in between that weds Strong Language with a Good Strategy to make a Killer Document)
Exploring Different Career Options
  • The Academic Job Application (WSU department chairs from STEM, social sciences and humanities)
  • Alumni Panel Discussion: Views of Corporate Careers
  • Alumni Panel Discussion: Diverse Career Paths
  • Alumni Panel Discussion: Starting Your Academic Career

Professional Skill Development

  • Data Literacy: Busting Myths of Big Data (Dr. Jan DasGupta)
  • Teaching with Technology (Mary Packer, Academic Outreach and Innovation)
  • Intentional Inclusion: Minimizing Unconscious Bias and Microagressions (vice provost Lisa Guerrero)
    • Breaking the Bias Habit
    • Further Information and Suggestions
    • Microaggressions and micro-affirmations
    • Resources for Micoragressions and Implicit Bias
  • Understanding Diversity in the Workplace (Compliance and Civil Rights office)
  • Becoming a Transformational Leader (Graduate School Dean Emeritus, Virginia Tech and WSU Karen DePauw)
  • Secrets to Successful Public Speaking and Communication
    • Presentation Material from Cindy Hollenbeck
    • Presentation Matieral from Dr. Bruce Pinkelton, Dean of Murrow College of Communication

Personal Growth

  • Mindfulness Made Simple
  • Insurance 101: Terminology and Processes
    • Cougar Vision Clinic Benefits for Graudate Students with WSU Insurance 
  • Resources for International Students
  • Graduate Student Mental Health and Health Resources at WSU
  • Tax Help for Graduate and Professional Students
  • Social Learning Leadership
  • Time Management for Graduate and Professional Students 
  • Financial Literacy with Cougar Money Matters
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Financial Literacy (Dean of Students Office and SALT)
  • Budget
  • Credit and Debt
  • Fundamentals
  • Loan Repayment
  • Saving and Investing
  • Taxes