Workshops

Graduate Studies and Research (GSR) at Eastern Michigan University provides professional development opportunities for faculty and graduate students. Designed to strengthen the professional foundation by focusing on critical topics specific to students’ graduate education and faculty members’ scholarly and creative work. This series of workshops and presentations will provide participants with information that is necessary to establish a strong knowledge base in many interesting areas. 

Workshop Series

Workshop Calendar Winter 2024

Previous Workshop Recorded Sessions

  • Workshop: SPSS Part 1

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    This "hands-on" workshop is for participants who have never used or feel out-of-date with the statistics package SPSS. The menu-driven system of the Windows version of SPSS will be demonstrated for performing common tasks such as: entering data into SPSS, creating variable and value labels, computing new variables, recording values, running selected statistical procedures, and saving data and output files. The SPSS I Workshop will cover the basics of this package. A recording of this session is available. (Intended for Faculty and Graduate Students)

  • Workshop: SPSS Part 2

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    A "hands-on" workshop for faculty and graduate students who want to know how to create and use syntax files for SPSS for Windows. The SPSS II Workshop will cover selected advanced features and syntax files. Syntax files are text files allowing the user to run programs on a SPSS data file. The advantages of using syntax files rather than menu-driven systems will be discussed and demonstrated during the workshop.  A recording of this session is available. (Intended for Faculty and Graduate Students)

  • Workshop: Grant Basics: the "101" of How ORDA Can Help  

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    This workshop will provide an overview of the grant process, such as how to find, apply for, and write grants.  Also addressed will be how the Office of Research Development and Administration can provide support in this process. A recording of this session is available. (Intended for Faculty and Graduate Students)

  • Workshop: How to Do Human Subject Research Without Getting in Trouble

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    Case studies, common pitfalls, and advice for conducting ethical research. A recording of this session is available. (Intended for Faculty and Graduate Students)

     

  • EMU’s Data Retention Policy (Fall 2020) 

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    This session discussed EMU’s Research Data Retention Policy and covered university practices regarding data management. A recording of this session is available. (Intended for Faculty and Graduate Students)
  • Michigan Space Grant Consortium (MSGC) Awards Informational Session

     

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    Need time to work on a STEMS based grant? Interested in finding a fellowship for a Graduate or Undergraduate research student? Are you planning a STEM based community activity? The Michigan Space Grant Consortium (MSGC) offers funding opportunities for undergraduates, graduates, and professors. Submission Deadline: November 15, 2023 http://www.mispacegrant.org/. If you were unable to attend or have followup questions, please reach out to Roxanne Katus by email at [email protected]
  • The Graduate Research and Creative Activity Conference (GRCAC) at EMU Expand dropdown
    This workshop provides an introduction to EMU’s premier event for graduate students--the GRCAC! Topics will include the details of the GRCA, what to expect on the day of the event, possible types/formats of presentations, how to apply, how to prepare, and so much more! Click here for the workshop recording. Click here for the workshop presentation slides.

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