Event Schedule for Fall 2019
*All events take place in the Business Communication Center (BE 347)
Communicating Standards for Academic Integrity
Friday, September 6 (2-3 p.m.) Azalea Hulbert, PhD, MBA, Director of Academic Integrity
This session will provide information regarding academic dishonesty policies and guidelines. Topics include plagiarism, cheating, falsification, and consequences. Strategies to helps students protect themselves from compromising situations are also discussed.
Target audience: graduate students and faculty
Wednesday, September 25 (4-5 p.m.) Chas Koermer, PhD, Business Communication professor
This workshop examines how to properly format speeches and addresses steps for proper PowerPoint integration.
Target audience: everyone
An Introduction to the Literature Review Using Web of Science
Wednesday, October 5 (4-5 p.m.) Jessica Vanderhoff, MLIS, MA, WVU Business Librarian
Are you preparing a literature review for your dissertation or an upcoming professional conference paper? During this session, we will discuss the purpose of the literature review and a strategy to get you started and to keep you organized along the way. We will explore how to best leverage Web of Science using sophisticated techniques to locate key business publications. Participants are asked to bring their own device. Presented in partnership with WVU Libraries.
Target audience: graduate students in business disciplines and related social science fields
Teaching Across Cultures
Wednesday, October 23 (4-5 p.m.) Benson Njoroge, Ed.D., WVU Instructional Designer
The number of students and instructors from different cultures has increased over the last decade in universities. This workshop will give insight on how to successfully instruct international and American learners by exploring various studies and research on cultural learning styles. The knowledge you gain in this session will not only help you to recognize and understand learners from different cultures, but also will help you devise ways of assisting them in learning effectively. Presented in partnership with the Teaching and Learning Commons.
Target audience: graduate students and faculty; interested undergraduates
A Primer in Data Visualization
Wednesday, October 30 (4-5:15 p.m.) Jessica Vanderhoff, MLIS, MA, WVU Business Librarian
In this hands-on session, participants will learn the basics of Tableau Public, including how to: import data into Tableau, design simple worksheets, combine worksheets into an interactive dashboard, and share visualizations with others. Pros and cons of Tableau Public and Tableau Desktop will also be discussed. Participants are asked to bring their own device and download Tableau Public prior to the workshop. Session is intended for beginners with no previous knowledge of data visualization or Tableau. Presented in partnership with WVU Libraries.
Target audience: upper undergraduates/graduate students, faculty/staff
How to Apply to Graduate School
Friday, November 1 (2-3 p.m.), Panel discussion
Are you considering attending graduate school? This panel will discuss the process of applying for graduate school, including advice about personal statements, test preparation, scholarships, and more. Learn what your next steps should be so you can gain admission to graduate study.
Target audience: sophomores, juniors, and seniors