Fall 2017 

Topic-based workshops are offered in response to requests from graduate student and postdoc groups, graduate program staff, faculty and departments. To book a workshop in your own program or department, please contact: shuffman@iastate.edu.

Workshop Department/Course Date Presenter
Introducing the CCE Computer Science Graudate Program: Student Orientation 8/16/17 Sarah Huffman
Introducing the CCEGraphic Design Graduate Seminar8/28/17Sarah Huffman
CCE Writing Support and Peer Review Group IntroductionMaterials Science & Engineering Graduate Program8/31/17Kelly Cunningham
Introducing the CCEKineaseology Department Doctoral Seminar9/1/17Sarah Huffman
Introducing the CCEHuman-Computer Interaction Graduate Seminar9/1/17Sarah Huffman
Introducing the CCEIntegrated Visual Arts Graduate Student Seminar9/5/17Sarah Huffman
Writing the Discussion & Conclusion SectionsEcology, Evolution, & Organismal Biology9/11/17Liberato Santos & Sarah Huffman
CV Building and Writing Personal Statements for InternshipsUndergraduate 275 Honors Course9/13/17Aaron Bretram
Revising with the Research Writing TutorKineaseology Department Doctoral Seminar9/15/17Sarah Huffman
Introducing the CCEInternational Student Graduate Learning Community10/10/17Sarah Huffman
Introducing the CCEResearch Institute for Studies in Education (RISE)10/19/17Aaron Bertram & Liberato Santos
Encouraging Productive Writing Among Grad Students Through CCE SupportThinkSpace Learning Community10/20/17Aaron Bertram & Sarah Huffman
CCE Writing Support for Graduate StudentsMechanical Engineering Graduate Students10/27/17Aaron Bertram
Introducing the CCECollege of Engineering Graduate Students10/31/17Hardeep Obhi
Techniques to Improve Academic Writing in EnglishBrazilian Student Association (BRASA)11/11/17Liberato Santos
Introducing the CCEInterdisciplinary Graduate Student Club11/13/17Liberato Santos & Sarah Huffman
Organizing and Structuring the Literature ReviewVeterinary Medicine Association of Graduate Students11/14/17Jenny Phan & Hardeep Obhi
Preparing Publication Documents & Thesis/Dissertation WritingCollege of Engineering Prospective Graduate Students11/15/17Brett Ramirez, Lynn Lundy-Evans, Aaron Bertram

 

Past Workshops

Fall 2015

Workshop Department/Course Date Presenter
The Literature Review as a Scientific Argument Human Development and Family Studies: 501 9/28/15 Sarah Huffman
Research Writing Tutor Workshop  English: 101D 10/4/15 Sarah Huffman
Research Writing Tutor Workshop  Iowa State Univeristy Postdoctoral Association 10/20/15 Sarah Huffman
Research Writing Tutor Workshop  Curriculum and Instruction: 615 10/28/15 Sarah Huffman
Transforming graduate writing pedagogy with corpus-based technology  Curriculum and Instruction: 615 11/4/15 Elena Cotos
How to Effectively Design a Research Poster  Food Science Interdisciplinary Learning Community 11/9/15 Anna Prisacari
Genre Evaluation Software English: 504 12/1/15 Sarah Huffman

Spring 2016

Workshop Department/Course Date Presenter
Organizing and Structuring the Literature Review  Chemical and Biological Engineering: 695 1/19/16 Sarah Huffman
Appropriate Language Use in the Literature Review Chemical and Biological Engineering: 695 1/26/16 Sarah Huffman
Introducing the Center for Communication Excellence Services Wind Energy Initiative Program: College of Engineering 2/1/16 Elena Cotos & Sarah Huffman
Center for Communication Excellence: Functioning and Evaluation Research and Evaluation: 597 2/17/16 Sarah Huffman
Writing up the Methods Curriculum and Instruction: 615 2/17/16 Sarah Huffman
Introducing the Center for Communication Excellence Services Veterinary Medicine Graduate Students and Faculty 2/22/16 Sarah Huffman
Concluding your Argument in the Discussion and Conclusion Apparel, Merchandising, and Design Graduate Association 2/25/16 Sarah Huffman
Considerations for Writing the Literature Review Human and Computer Interaction: 591 2/26/16 Sarah Huffman
Introducing the Center for Communication Excellence Services Prospective Doctoral Students: School of Education 3/4/16 Sarah Huffman
How to Effectively Design a Research Poster  Graduate Learning Community for Biochemistry, Biophysics, & Molecular Biology 3/8/16 Anna Prisacari
Introducing the Center for Communication Excellence Services Graduate Learning Community for Physics and Astronomy 3/25/16 Sarah Huffman
CV/Resume Review 3rd Annual Graduate and Professional Students' Research Conference 4/12/16 Anna Prisacari
Writing a Grant Proposal 3rd Annual Graduate and Professional Students' Research Conference 4/12/16 Hardeep Obhi & Deborah Burns

Fall 2016

Workshop Department/Course Date Presenter
Structuring and Developing an Argument in your Literature ReviewChemical and Biological Engineering: 6958/30/16Sarah Huffman
Incorporating the Research Writing Tutor into DraftingEnglish: 101D9/8/16Sarah Huffman
Incorporating the Research Writing Tutor into DraftingEnglish: 101D9/14/16Sarah Huffman
Incorporating the Research Writing Tutor into DraftingEnglish: 101D9/19/16Sarah Huffman
How to Effectively Design a Research Poster Veterinary Medicine Graduate Students and Faculty 9/20/16 Hardeep Obhi & Mitch Stephenson
Introducing the Center for Communication Excellence Services Postdoctoral Association: National Postdoc Appreciation Week 9/20/16 Sarah Huffman
Writing Consultation Review: Blitz Postdoctoral Association: National Postdoc Appreciation Week9/21/16Hardeep Obhi, Deborah Burns, Brett Ramirez, & Angie Ford
Connecting Postdocs to Center for Communication Excellence ServicesPostdoctoral Association10/6/16 Sarah Huffman
Orientation to the Research Writing TutorEnglish: 51011/7/16 Sarah Huffman
Introducing the Center for Communication Excellence ServicesMechanical Engineering Grad Student Group11/18/16 Sarah Huffman, Kelly Cunningham, Aaron Bertram, & Eric Murphy

Spring 2017

Workshop Department/Course Date Presenter
Introducing Center for Communication Excellence Graduate Studies: 529 1/10/17 Sarah Huffman
Introducing Center for Communication ExcellenceManagement of Information Systems: 6041/19/17Sarah Huffman
Orientation to the Research Writing TutorEnglish: 101D 2/13/17Sarah Huffman
How to Effectively Design a Research PosterInterdisciplinary Graduate Student Club2/13/17Hardeep Obhi & Lynn Lundy-Evans
Orientation to the Research Writing TutorEnglish: 101D 2/14/17Sarah Huffman
Services Related to Technical Communication DevelopmentGraduate and Professional Student Senate2/15/17Sarah Huffman
Orientation to the Research Writing TutorEnglish: 101D 2/16/17Sarah Huffman
Writing Effective Cover LettersCollege of Engineering: Seniors and grad students2/23/17Aaron Bretram & Brett Ramirez
Introducing the CCE & Grad College Career ServicesSchool of Education: Potential PhD students2/24/17Sarah Huffman
Introducing Center for Communication ExcellenceInternational Student Graduate Learning Community2/24/17Sarah Huffman
Creating Teaching Philosophy StatementsGraduate and Professional Student Senate Conference4/12/17Liberato Silva Dos Santos & Jenny Phan
Producing Technical Documents Panel DiscussionNSF Research Traineeship (NRT) Predictive Plant Phenomics Program 4/19/17Aaron Bretram & Brett Ramirez
Peer Review Group Possibilities among Doctoral StudentsSchool of Education Doctoral Learning Community4/20/17Kelly Cunningham