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Graduate Student Orientation. Linda Lacey, Dean of the Graduate School Lacey@nmsu.edu. Objectives. Share information about services Discuss workshops and other resources on campus Discuss a critical national issue: Plagiarism. Services of the Grad School.

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graduate student orientation

Graduate Student Orientation

Linda Lacey, Dean of the Graduate School

Lacey@nmsu.edu

objectives
Objectives
  • Share information about services
  • Discuss workshops and other resources on campus
  • Discuss a critical national issue: Plagiarism
services of the grad school
Services of the Grad School
  • Help with admissions and registration
  • Provide funding for students
    • Merit awards for outstanding grad assistants
    • Conference travel grants
  • We certify degrees
  • Professional development workshops
the web site of the grad school http gradschool nmsu edu
The Web Site of the Grad Schoolhttp://gradschool.nmsu.edu/
  • Information for current students
    • Graduate Catalog (degree requirements)
    • Graduation requirements/deadlines
    • List of Workshops
    • Fellowships
    • Thesis guidelines
web site of the grad school cont
Web Site of the Grad School cont.
  • Frequently Asked Questions
    • Signing up for Health Insurance
    • How to submit your thesis/dissertation
    • How to register and deal with holds
    • How to receive your degree: you must apply
workshops of the grad school
Workshops of the Grad School
  • Three series:
    • Professional Development
    • Preparing Future Faculty
    • How to Succeed in Graduate School

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guidelines on employment of grad assistants
Guidelines on Employment of Grad Assistants
  • http://gradschool.nmsu.edu/ga/index.htm
    • Eligibility for employment
    • Eligibility for in-state tuition
    • Enrollment requirements
    • Max. years of support on state educ. funds
graduate assistant handbook
Graduate Assistant Handbook

Information on assistantship duties

  • Personal relationships with students
    • Discipline problems---speak to your supervisor
  • Tips on preparing for your classes
    • Preparing a syllabus
    • Grading scale
    • Dealing with cheating and plagiarism---speak to your supervisor immediately
graduate assistant handbook9
Graduate Assistant Handbook
  • Duties as a research assistant
    • Understand human subjects policies
    • Animal care policies
    • Environmental health and safety requirements
  • Duties of a laboratory assistant
    • Human subjects and Animal care policies
campus resources
Campus Resources
  • Teaching Academy
  • Writing Center
  • Center for Learning Assistance
  • Counseling & Student Devel. Center
  • The Library
  • Disabilities Office
plagiarism
Plagiarism
  • Definition of and policies about
    • make sure you understand them
  • How to avoid it
    • Learn how to do proper citations and paraphrasing
  • What to do if you catch a student
    • Speak to your supervisor immediately
    • Don’t discuss the paper in front of the class
plagiarism web site of nmsu
Plagiarism Web Site of NMSU
  • http://lib.nmsu.edu/instruction/plagiarism/
  • Help for students
    • Basic Do’s and Don’ts
    • Citation Examples, Tutorials
  • Faculty
    • Tips on Preventing Plagiarism
  • Student Code of Conduct cites conseq.
questions
Questions
  • What can you do to prevent plagiarism?
  • What if you think a student has cheated?
  • What would you do?
  • What evidence would you collect?
  • Who would you tell?
  • What would you say to the student?