Simple! Have log in to Blackboard with your @gmu.edu or @masonlive.gmu.edu account, from there enroll in the following Blackboard Org and click on the Virtual Celebration. You can also join the conversation on social media using #PatriotVirtualScholars.
Registration is open now through May 1st, 2020. Please see the links at the top of this page to register for either a video or live presentation Please prepare your students by giving them guidance on the type of presentation you expect them to give, tips on how to give a presentation without an audience Read more about I am a GMU employee and I would like my students to present. What should I do?[…]
When you visit the event website, there will be a search bar at the top that you can use locate a specific presenter, field of study, or unit. There are also tags you can click to find presentations for other units.
A lightning talk is a format in which the presenter gives a short (usually 3 minutes) presentation about their project. These presentations typically target a multidisciplinary audience, so while they should showcase the merit of the project, they should not be bogged down with jargon or overly complicated explanations. For more details, please see our Read more about What is a “lightning talk”?[…]
Video presentations: These are videos pre-recorded by the student presenters. These are somewhat shorter in length (3-5 minutes) and will have a moderated discussion board that the presenter is expected to check on throughout the event to respond to questions and comments about their presentation.
Undergraduate students who are completing a Mason Impact project. These projects could have been initiated from a class, an OSCAR grant, a Mason Impact-designated experience, or through work as a research assistant.
Yes, we are working to ensure that students will still be able to put their Mason Impact projects on their transcripts. Given the challenges, it will be trickier to fulfill the “professionally communicated through a presentation, publication, or performance to an audience beyond the classroom” criteria. We are working on solutions for students to present Read more about Will I still be able to put my Mason Impact project on my transcript?[…]
Yes, for virtual presentations. Students who are accepted to present their projects virtually are encouraged to apply to the USTF for reimbursement of any expenses for virtual presentations, even though the students are not technically traveling. Please apply at least 30 days before the presentation.
The Fall Celebration will be a virtual celebration. Please continue to check our website and social media for updates on the virtual Fall Celebration of Student Scholarship and Impact.
You should be proactively reaching out to your mentor to seek guidance about your project and any trainings or rules you must follow to be able to complete your project in the lab, field, or face to face. You and your mentor must follow the research continuity guidelines. Please do not come to campus if Read more about I am a student, what should I know about continuing to participate in my research?[…]