GRA Opportunity Spring 2018

Hello,

I wanted to pass along a GRA opportunity for Spring 2018 in the Department of Engineering Education.  Qualifications are below and attached.  If you would be able to send this to the EHE listerv, it would be most appreciated.

Appointment: Graduate: 0.25 or 0.50 Research Assistantship (depending on expertise and availability)

Anticipated Start Date: Immediately

Responsibilities

The graduate research associate (GRA) will be responsible for the revision and launch of a national survey exploring the persistence of women engineering faculty in institutions in the United States. The GRA will be responsible for recruitment of women for the survey, for creating an on-line version of the survey on the project’s website, and for interpreting findings using an intersectionality framework (i.e., race, class, and gender). The GRA(s) will assist in conducting literature reviews and project publications.

Required Qualifications

  • Completion of at least two years of coursework in educational psychology, quantitative research, evaluation, and measurement, or related fields.
  • Proficiency in Qualtrics survey construction
  • Proficiency in SPSS, SAS, STATA, or other statistical software
  • Ability to conduct statistical analyses
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • High attention to detail
  • Ability to work effectively on a diverse, interdisciplinary team
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills
  • Excellent problem-solving and analytical skills
  • Strong work ethic

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience conducting human subjects’ research*

*If the selected researcher has not completed Institutional Research Board (IRB) training, he/she will be required to successfully complete the training during the first week of employment.

Application Materials:

Cover letter and CV including the list of courses taken; Writing sample; Names and contact information of at least 3 professional references. Send materials electronically to Dr. Monica F. Cox at cox.1192@osu.edu.

Review of applications begin immediately and will conclude when a qualified candidate is hired.

Thanks,

Trisha Wolfe

Graduate Administrative Associate | Department of Engineering Education

Graduate Student | Master of Arts

Counselor Education: Clinical Counseling | Class of 2018

FINAL REMINDER! Apply for 2018-2019 GA Positions DUE Jan. 2, 2018

Are you currently funded by the Department as a GTA, Departmental GRA (not grant-based), or GAA and want to apply for funding next year? Do you not currently have an Assistantship but wan to apply for one for next year?

The Department’s Application for Graduate Assistantships for 2018-2019 is now open and available at http://go.osu.edu/esGTAapp. The deadline to apply is January 2, 2018 at 11:59pm. ALL students interested in a Departmentally-funded GA position next year MUST complete the application, even if you currently have a position and hope to return to the same position next year.

We have made a few changes to the application this year. The most substantial change is that you now must write a Statement of Interest and Qualifications for each position you choose to apply to. Position descriptions have been posted giving an outline of each position and the minimum qualifications to be hired for that position. With these changes, be sure to allow yourself sufficient time to complete the application before the deadline.

What if?

  • I submitted an application and realize I need to change something?
  • I’m not sure if the application submitted?
  • I have other questions?

Please reach out to Billy Welch. welch.372@osu.edu, if you have questions regarding the GA Application or the GA Application process.

Graduate-Level FEEP Course Spring 2018

Dear Educational Studies Faculty and Graduate Students,

ESCE 5189 (Graduate-level FEEP) is bein goffered Spring, 2018 (please see below). It’s likely that I will offer the course during spring semesters for the future as well.

Please feel free to contact me (Goddard.21) with questions.

Best wishes,

Yvonne

2018 Spring Graduate & Professional Student Convocation

Thursday, January 25th
7:00-9:30pm
Seating begins at 6:30pm

Faculty Club
Main Dining Hall (2nd Floor)
181 S. Oval Mall

The Office of Diversity and Inclusion cordially invites graduate and professional students to share in an evening of fellowship and networking with those in different fields of study across The Ohio State University and a chance to meet administrators, faculty and staff.

This program is ODI’s official “Welcome Back” and is the sequel to the autumn semester Graduate & Professional Student Orientation & Networking Reception. In addition to sharing moments with distinguished Ohio State faculty, attendees will also have the opportunity to engage with a panel of seasoned graduate and professional student peers as they share autumn semester highlights, experiences and advice.

Featuring:
Dr. Monica F. Cox
Professor and Chair
Department of Engineering Education
College of Engineering

Dissertation Boot Camp

The Office of Diversity and Inclusion and the Graduate School will host the 2018 Dissertation Boot Camp Friday (1/26) to Sunday (1/28). The retreat provides Ohio State doctoral candidates with the space to work on their dissertations with others; develop a plan to complete their dissertations; and create a strong support system for students across academic disciplines. Registration required by Friday (1/5).

For more information, click here or contact Robert Bennett III, PhD at Bennett.460@0su.edu.

Great Courses for Spring 2018

Quantitative Analysis: Special Issues and Considerations

Social Work 8405
Class 10135
Thursdays 4:00-6:45
Smith Lab, Room 3082

Natasha Bowen
Professor
College of Social Work

A course on Structural Equation Modeling (Social Work 8405) is being offered through the College of Social Work in the spring of 2018. The course is open to PhD students from all disciplines who have intermediate-level statistics preparation. The goal of the course is to prepare students to independently conduct the most common types of SEM analyses—path analysis, confirmatory factor analysis, and general structural models—using Mplus. Skills and knowledge obtained in the course will be generalizable to other SEM software. Students do not need to have Mplus software or experience with Mplus to take the course. The course is taught through team-based learning.

Instructor permission is required. Contact Natasha Bowen (bowen.355@osu.edu) if you are interested and would like more information.

Learning Technologies Diffusion, Innovation, and Change

ESLTECH 8296
Class 33029
Thursdays 4:10-6:50
Ramseyer Hall, Room 309

Ana-Paula Correia
Associate Professor
Educational Studies

A course on Technology Diffusion is being offered through the College of Education and Human Ecology.  This course will introduce students to the practices and principles of technology diffusion, innovation, and strategic change in education.  Attributes of innovation, the innovation-development and innovation-decision processes, leaders as change agents and strategies on managing change are explored.

Scaling and Item Response Theory

ESQREM 8674
Class 9067
Mondays 12:45-3:25
Ramseyer Hall, Room 336

Cristian Gugiu
Assistant Professor
Educational Studies

A course on Scaling and Item Response Theory is being offered through the College of Education and Human Ecology.  This course will introduce students to the family of Rasch models.  Emphasis will be placed on real-world applications to educational, psychological, and health outcomes data.  The software Winsteps will be used to perform all analysis. 

 

CCAD Career Services Graduate Assistant

Hi there,

Columbus College of Art & Design’s Career Services office is looking for a graduate assistant to start Spring 2018. I’ve attached a description here. Interested students can send their interest directly to me. The description is rather broad and includes a lot. We will be flexible with classes and professional interests to focus the position on areas where the student is most interested in gaining experience.

Please share with your graduate level students. Thank you!

Jordan Bell, M.Ed
Assistant Director of Career Services
614.222.6176
jbell@ccad.edu

 

Funding Opportunities for Dissertation Research

The Administration for Children and Families (ACF) has long supported rigorous dissertation research of policy relevance by advanced doctoral students. We are excited to announce that the Office of Planning, Research and Evaluation (OPRE) has forecasted their intent to fund Child Care, Head Start, Family Strengthening, and Behavioral Interventions graduate student dissertation grants in 2018. Please visit grants.gov for the Child Care, Head Start, Family Strengthening, and Behavioral Interventions Scholars forecasts to view the estimated application due dates, sign up for email notifications regarding these grant opportunities, and for links to the expired Funding Opportunity Announcements for the prior Fiscal Year. Please circulate this information to any interested parties. Note: These grant opportunities are contingent on available funds.

2018-2019 Graduate Assistantships

Are you currently funded by the Department as a GTA, Departmental GRA (not grant-based), or GAA and want to apply for funding for next year? Do you not currently have an Assistantship but want to apply for one for next year?

The Department’s Application for Graduate Assistantships for 2018-2019 is now open and available at https://go.osu.edu/esGTAapp. The deadline to apply is January 2, 2018 by 11:59 pm. ALL students interested in a departmentally-funded GA position next year MUST complete the application, even if you currently have a position and hope to return to the same position next year.

We have made a few changes to the application this year. The most substantial change is that you now must write a Statement of Interest and Qualifications for each position you choose to apply to. Position descriptions have been posted giving an outline of each position and the minimum qualifications to be hired for that position. With these changes, be sure to allow yourself sufficient time to complete the application before the deadline.

What if?

  • I submitted an application and realize I need to change something?
  • I’m not sure if the application submitted?
  • I have other questions?

Please reach out to Billy Welch, welch.372@osu.edu if you have any questions regarding the GA Application or the GA Application process.