Become a Successful Digital Scholar (Workshop 1: Digital Scholar Training Initiative)

Workshop 1 of the New Digital Scholar Training Initiative

August 24, 2014

In this workshop, we will provide an overview of Digital Scholarship and explore examples of scholars who have successfully used digital approaches to advance their research and careers.

Workshop at a Glance

Complete the application online. Application deadline is Sep 8, 2014. Awardees will be informed by Sep 12, 2014.

Date/Time: Tuesday, Sep 23, 2014, 1-3pm

Location: USC Health Sciences Campus, CSC, Harkness Auditorium, 2250 Alcazar Street, Los Angeles, CA 90089

Open to: USC/CHLA community

Designed for: Faculty, clinician-scientists, post-doctoral scholars, PhDs; USC/CHLA community

InstructorKatja Reuter, PhD, director of the electronic eHome program and Digital Strategies, Southern California Clinical and Translational Science Institute (SC CTSI)

About This Workshop

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Workshop Syllabus

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Recommended Background

There are no prerequisites for this workshop. 

Suggested Reading

Coming soon

Additional resources will be provided at no cost during the workshop.

Course Format

The two-hour workshop will use lectures and videos, template resources, and practical examples, allowing participants to apply the new knowledge to their specific research goals.


Will I get a certificate after completing this workshop?
Yes. Participants who complete individual workshops or the entire series will receive a certificate signed by Jonathan M. Samet, MD, MS, Distinguished Professor and Flora L. Thornton Chair, Department of Preventive Medicine, Keck School of Medicine of USC, Director, USC Institute for Global Health, Director of the SC CTSI Education, Career Development, and Ethics program, and lead instructor Katja Reuter, PhD, director of Digital Strategy and the eHome program at SC CTSI.
What resources will I need for this workshop?
Please bring your computer and your phone. You will need Internet access.
What tools will we be using in this workshop?
We will introduce several web-based approaches to scholarship including social media tools.
In support of the workshop series and follow-ups, we will use USC Blackboard and a blog.

NIH Funding Acknowledgment: Important - All publications resulting from the utilization of SC CTSI resources are required to credit the SC CTSI grant by including the NIH funding acknowledgment and must comply with the NIH Public Access Policy.