Calendar

*We do not anticipate any disruption to our on-line offerings of professional development in regards to Covid-19*

Date Session Details & Registration
31st Mar 2020 Literature review using EndNote & NVivo – An introduction
With your new skills with Nvivo, you can now learn how to use EndNote and Nvivo to manage and write your literature review.  You can import EndNote data into Nvivo and you can cite details from you Nvivo analysis.  [Design & Discover]
31st Mar 2020 Social Media Networks for Researchers
Researchers shy away from social media because they see it as a distraction from their research work and because social media gurus suggest that hours per week are need to be devoted to each platform to make them effective. This is not so.
1st Apr 2020 R Tutorial Series 2 - Hypothesis test and simple regression/ANOVA models
Participants will be able to perform exploratory data analysis (EDA); a few often-used hypothesis tests; analyse simple linear regression and and one-way analysis of variance; to know the model assessment function AIC.
2nd Apr 2020 My Research Career, Module 2 – Developing research strategies
The aims of this module are to: * Aligning personal research goals with institutional and national research priorities  * Introduce a research strategy * Research project scoping and planning  *What key areas to strengthen to become a more effective researcher.
2nd Apr 2020 Exploring Research Methods using Sage Research Methods Online
Are you starting your research, or do you want to know more about different research methods, then this is the session for you.  This session is also for you if you are a supervisor and would like to share videos or case studies with your students about different research methods. [Gather & Analyse]
8th Apr 2020 Using EndNote for theses and other publications
This session will look at advanced EndNote features, which will be helpful when writing your thesis or for other professional writing. [Design and Discover]
8th Apr 2020 Data Visualisation
There are many ways to visualise and analyse research data. Visualisations and mapping can reveal and highlight trends and patterns in data that may not have been otherwise obvious. This session will demonstrate some techniques that have been used by the Spatial Data Analysis Network (SPAN) to help researchers ;analyse, map and visualise their research data.
14th Apr 2020 HDR Candidate Induction
This session is a welcome and Induction for new HDR Candidates and forms part of probationary requirements. This session has a variety of presenters from the Research Office and Library who share essential information about getting started - what essentials you need to know, the support services available to you, how the Library can help you, your key relationships, working well with your supervisor team, setting expectations, your responsibilities, professional development opportunities available to you and more.
15th Apr 2020 Supervisor Series - Module 2 – Supervising remote, distance and PT HDR's
The aim of this module is to share knowledge and understanding of how to effectively supervise distance and part-time HDR candidates. This workshop will include a presentation from an experienced HDR supervisor, feedback from Distance and Part-time graduate students, and group discussion.
21st Apr 2020 Accessing ABS Data and other important Datasets
Gain practical knowledge regarding how to access ABS data and data from other important data sets and how these can be relevent to your research.  Also learn more about the CSU support services available to you in this endeavour.
29th Apr 2020 The Reflective Supervisor: What can we learn from PREQ?
The Reflective Supervisor is an online discussion forum for supervisors of higher degree research students at Charles Sturt. Each session will focus on a different topic of interest or case study to provide opportunities for supervisors to share experiences, reflect, and discuss management strategies and supervision best practice. Experienced and new supervisors are all welcome, and encouraged, to attend.
5th May 2020 Supervisor Series - Module 3 – Monitoring progress throughout candidature
This module will discuss key issues surrounding candidate progress (both formal and informal) such as: * formal progress activities; * Using timelines and research plans;* Strategies to identify problems or potential issues early * Evaluation of professional development needs * Identifying opportunities to present work at CSU and/or conferences and publication opportunities .
13th May 2020 Who is noticing your Research?
This session will help you develop and promote a good research story, one that says “This is why you should take notice of my story”.
13th May 2020 Lifting your research profile
This session will help you develop and promote a good research story, one that says “This is why you should take notice of my story”.
4th Jun 2020 Supervisor Series - Module 4 – Managing problems and difficulties, providing feedback
Module 4 will discuss; Strategies when problems arise, monitoring and managing your own workload, resource problems, equipment failures, necessary changes in the research plan; breakdown of supervision/candidate relationship or the supervision team; managing team changes, providing feedback on potential problems, developing constructive feedback.
22nd Jun 2020 Supervisor Series - Module 1 – Introduction, overview and first session of enrolment
Module 1 will explore what should happen in the first meeting including: *Determining the HDR candidate’s research interests *Developing candidate/supervisor expectations, roles, responsibilities *Discussions around resourcing, resource needs, training needs, professional development Module 1 will also explore what should happen in the first session of enrolment including: *Refining the research topic *Commencing the literature review *Developing research aims *Commencing discussions around possible methodologies available to conduct the research.
23rd Jun 2020 Supervisor Series - Module 2 – Supervising Remote, Distance and PT HDR's
The aim of this module is to share knowledge and understanding of how to effectively supervise distance and part-time HDR candidates. This workshop will include a presentation from an experienced HDR supervisor, feedback from Distance and Part-time graduate students, and group discussion.
24th Jun 2020 Supervisor Series - Module 3 – Monitoring progress throughout candidature
This module will discuss key issues surrounding candidate progress (both formal and informal) such as: * formal progress activities; * Using timelines and research plans;* Strategies to identify problems or potential issues early * Evaluation of professional development needs * Identifying opportunities to present work at CSU and/or conferences and publication opportunities .
25th Jun 2020 Supervisor Series - Module 4 – Managing problems and difficulties, providing feedback
Module 4 will discuss; Strategies when problems arise, monitoring and managing your own workload, resource problems, equipment failures, necessary changes in the research plan; breakdown of supervision/candidate relationship or the supervision team; managing team changes, providing feedback on potential problems, developing constructive feedback.
26th Jun 2020 Supervisor Series - Module 5 – Guiding students through thesis development and the examination process
The objective of this workshop is to discuss the volume and quality of work required for a thesis, different approaches to thesis preparation, how to select examiners and how they may approach the examination process, and how to help student’s respond to the examiners reports.
7th Jul 2020 Supervisor Series - Module 5 – Guiding students through thesis development and the examination process
The objective of this workshop is to discuss the volume and quality of work required for a thesis, different approaches to thesis preparation, how to select examiners and how they may approach the examination process, and how to help student’s respond to the examiners reports.
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