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John Jay College of Criminal Justice

Graduate Studies co-curricular workshops

Some things in graduate school are inevitable. Literature reviews, research papers, statistics...

Luckily, Graduate Studies is hosting a series of co-curricular workshops designed to help you succeed!

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Workshop descriptions

How to Write a Literature Review

  • Discover how to choose the most relevant material, write the literature review and compile references, along with finding answers and solutions to common writing challenges.
  • Monday, January 29th, 5:30-7:00 PM, L2.72.03 NB

Using Library Databases for Research

  • This workshop will focus on the specific databases appropriate for different subjects as well as general searching techniques to help facilitate your research process.
  • Tuesday, January 30th, 5:30-7:00 PM, L2.72.04 NB

Writing a Research Paper

  • Learn how to narrow a research paper topic to a speciifc question, gather sources, organize your paper, and cite using the APA style.
  • Wednesday, January 31st, 5:30-7:00 PM L2.72.03 NB 

Understanding Statistics

  • Students will examine the statistics behind everyday activities in the quantification of the social sciences in the United States. Workshops will emphasize mathematical skills and basic topics related to the understanding of probability and statistics. Students may choose the module(s) most suitable to their needs, or elect to participate in all.
  • Module 1: Descriptive Statistics
    • Monday, January 29th, 6:00-7:30 PM, L2.72.04 NB
  • Module 2: Graphing Data
    • Thursday, February 1st, 7:45-9:15 PM, L2.72.03 NB
  • Module 3: Prediction and Association
    • Monday, February 5th, 6:00-7:30 PM, L2.72.03 NB
  • Module 4: Parametric Inferential Statistics
    • Thursday, February 8th, 7:45-9:15 PM, L2.72.03 NB
  • Module 5: Nonparametric Inferential Statistics
    • Monday, February 12th, 6:00-7:30 PM, L2.72.03 NB 

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Posted: 
January 26, 2018