Program for the 2018 PDI

Monday, January 8th

9:00 AM

Session Title:
What's New in Research Administration at CSU?
Presenters:
Diane Barrett,David Doty
Category:
Research
Date:
Monday, January 8th 2018
Start Time:
9:00 AM
Session Length:
2 Hours
Room:
LSC 300
Description:
Uniform guidance, Changes to the Common Rule, and Grants.gov PDF’s going away… oh my! There is a lot going on these days: new electronic routing and submission systems, new policies, new Federal rules, new people and even a new organizational structure in the Office of Sponsored Programs. “Where is it all coming from,” and more importantly, “How might you be impacted?” This PDI will provide a high-level overview of where research administration at CSU is headed. Come armed with questions and ideas for improvement in the web of support that research administration provides for our fantastic researchers and for those who support them!
Goals and Target Audience:
Audience: anyone involved in research administration Goals: Communicate the changes taking place on the national level and the impact on CSU.

1:00 PM

Session Title:
Introduction to Zotero: Easy-to-Use, Free Citation Management
Presenters:
Renae Newhouse
Category:
Research
Date:
Monday, January 8th 2018
Start Time:
1:00 PM
Session Length:
1 Hour
Room:
Morgan Library Room 175
Description:
Zotero is a citation-management favorite because it can be used after graduation, on the go, on multiple computers, and more since it is free. Come learn how to: obtain Zotero; collect citations for articles, books, and more right from your browser; organize citations in Zotero; and cite quickly and easily using the Zotero plugin in Microsoft Word.
Goals and Target Audience:
This session is intended for faculty, staff, and students--anyone who needs to organize literature/sources for their research. Attendees will learn the basics of using Zotero, as well as its strengths and weaknesses.

Tuesday, January 9th

10:00 AM

Session Title:
Portal Proliferation: An overview of electronic portals used for research proposal, award, and reporting processes
Presenters:
Christine Carsten
Category:
Research
Date:
Tuesday, January 9th 2018
Start Time:
10:00 AM
Session Length:
1 Hour
Room:
LSC 304
Description:
Submitting proposals and managing sponsored award funds has transitioned from the hard copy world to multiple electronic locations, both internally at CSU and externally. From the initial ask to the final report, CSU PIs, their department administrators, and Sponsored Programs personnel have to navigate in multiple systems, sometimes even more than one system for a single sponsor. This session will be an overview of some of the most commonly used portals and some of the ongoing challenges we face in the world of multiple portals.
Goals and Target Audience:
Goals: Provide context, illuminate challenges, offer support, identify opportunities -- the more information we can share with each other, the more effective we can be. Targeted audience: Research administrators who work with PIs in development & submission of proposals and administration of externally funded awards and projects.

2:00 PM

Session Title:
IRBs and the Common Rule-What does it mean for CSU?
Presenters:
Matthew Hickey
Category:
Research
Date:
Tuesday, January 9th 2018
Start Time:
2:00 PM
Session Length:
2 Hours
Room:
LSC 382
Description:
The Federal regulations that inform the human subjects oversight and review, known as "The Common Rule" are in the process of change. This session will: 1. Discuss the distinction between regulatory compliance and research ethics. 2. Describe the nature of the proposed changes, the proposed timeline for implementation, and the implications for human subjects research at CSU. 3. Provide tips and tools for human subjects research review.
Goals and Target Audience:
Faculty, staff, and students who are engaged in, or plan to be engaged in human subjects research.

Wednesday, January 10th

1:00 PM

Session Title:
Collaborations in learning analytics: Identifying students in need of support with in-class analytics and dashboards
Presenters:
Sean Burns,Kimberley Corwin
Category:
Research
Date:
Wednesday, January 10th 2018
Start Time:
1:00 PM
Session Length:
1 Hour
Room:
LSC 324
Description:
CSU researchers and faculty recently partnered with research teams from McGraw Hill and Barnes & Noble Education to develop in-class analytics aimed at identifying students in need of support. Through these collaborations, instructors, advisors, and student success coaches can access dashboards displaying course- and student-level analytics tailored to their needs, allowing them to determine who needs assistance earlier and faster than previously possible. Come explore the dashboards, hear about these pilot projects, and discuss some of the lessons learned.
Goals and Target Audience:
Attend this session if you are interested in learning about in-class analytics efforts at CSU and current collaborations with educational technology partners. Additionally, if you are interested in taking part in future projects, come meet the researchers!