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Conferences, Workshops and Camps

Wednesday, November 29, 2017 - 3:30 pm

The Education Research Ethics Symposium will address various ethical issues specific to conducting research in educational settings. Presenters will discuss working with children and teachers in general and special education settings, ethical issues in action research and IRB considerations.

Saturday, December 2, 2017 (All day)

Coordinated by UNI School of Music piano and organ studio faculty, this festival will feature hands-on studies in piano and organ. This event requires registration. For more information, contact Randall.Harlow@uni.edu.   

Saturday, December 2, 2017 -
8:00 am to 5:00 pm

Camp Adventure Child and Youth Services will have a leadership assessment workshop. Camp Adventure Child and Youth Services provides services to children on U.S. military bases world-wide. Programs are available working with school age programs, child development center programs, middle school programs and aquatics departments. We serve locations in Germany, Italy, Japan, South Korea, Hawaii, Florida, etc. Programs begin in June and end in August with a living stipend of approximately $1,750 for 10 weeks. Travel and housing are paid.

Monday, December 4, 2017 -
12:00 pm to 1:00 pm

James Dietrich, geography, is the workshop presenter. Topics include setting up and using Zotero, a reference manager; leveraging Microsoft Word's built-in feaures such as automatic table of contents generation, figure and table captioning, footnotes and in-text citations and building your front matters such as title pages, signature pages, table of contents and lists of tables and figures.

Monday, December 4, 2017 -
3:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Susan Etscheidt will lead this research faculty panel discussion. The workshop will help participants become acquainted with key ethical issues regarding integrity in authorship, data management and collaboration in scholarship as they pertain to qualitative inquiries. This fits Part A of the Ethics in Research and Scholarship certificate. Registration is required (https://ethics.uni.edu/ethics-workshop-registration).

Wednesday, December 6, 2017 -
2:00 pm to 3:00 pm

This interactive session will assist participants in identifying the causes and symptoms of stress in their lives. Participants will become aware of a variety of positive coping strategies that may be helpful in reducing their stress and have an opportunity to practice.  

Wednesday, December 13, 2017 -
2:00 pm to 3:00 pm

When tests, projects, and papers are upon us, we always think we can give up sleep “for awhile.”  Yet most of us live in a constant state of sleep deprivation, not realizing what a profound negative impact it has on our lives. Getting enough sleep is vital for our health and overall quality of life. Participants in this session will learn the importance of sleep and tips for good sleep habits.

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