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Friday, April 26, 2024, 10:00 am– 12:00 p.m.

Registration Deadline: April 22, 2024

Registration Link: https://forms.gle/pShuR82Dw9enQJsM8

Meeting Format: Virtual, by registration only
 
Contact Persons:
Arezoo Sadrinezhad, Fresno State, asadrinezhad@csufresno.edu
Maryam Nazari, Cal State LA, mnazar12@calstatela.edu
Feruza Amirkulova, San Jose State University, feruza.amirkulova@sjsu.edu
Liz Thompson, Cal Poly SLO, lschleme@calpoly.edu
  

KIND Research Alliance has teamed up with ASEE (American Society for Engineering Education) again and is inviting CSU Engineering faculty to participate in any one or both workshops
1. Essentials of Effective Proposal Preparation

KING Grant Writing QR

Essentials of Effective Proposal Preparation – June 10 - June 14, 2024 (M-W-F)
Led by two former NSF Program Officers, Essentials of Effective Proposal Preparation is designed to prepare participants to craft and submit a complete and competitive education- oriented grant proposal for NSF. Participants will gain critical proposal preparation knowledge and tools related to proposal rationale, goals and objectives, Broader Impacts criteria, and more. Learn more here!
Session 1: Monday, June 10: 11:00 – 12:30pm, ET
Session 2: Monday, June 10: 1:00 – 2:30pm, ET
Session 3: Wednesday, June 12: 11:00 – 1:00pm, ET (Session 3 is half an hour longer, for a
total of 2 hours)
Session 4: Wednesday, June 12: 1:30 – 3:00pm, ET
Session 5: Friday, June 14: 11:00 – 12:30pm, ET
Session 6: Friday, June 14: 1:00 – 2:30pm, ET
Registration Fee: $675 ($650 if registered by April 1). KIND Program will reimburse $200
after registration.
Interested? Please follow a simple three-step procedure
Step 1: Apply for KIND Program Sponsorship: Grant Writing Workshop Application (Due: April
30, 2024)
Step 2: Register using ASEE’s personalized link (directly sent to your email address)
Step 3: Email Lalita Oka (loka@csufresno.edu) the receipt to claim a $200 reimbursement

2. Beginning Research in Engineering Education: Designing Quantitative and Qualitative Studies

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Beginning Research in Engineering Education: Designing Quantitative and Qualitative Studies - Wed, May 22, 2024, 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm ET
This one-day workshop is designed to provide engineering or technology instructors and administrators with the knowledge and tools to design qualitative and quantitative research studies that can answer meaningful questions related to engineering education. Learn more here.
Registration Fee: $225 ($200 if registered by April 1). KIND Program will reimburse $100 after registration.
Interested? Please follow a simple three-step procedure
Step 1: Apply for KIND Program Sponsorship: Engineering Education Research (Due: April 30, 2024)
Step 2: Register using ASEE’s personalized link (directly sent to your email address)
Step 3: Email Lalita Oka (loka@csufresno.edu) the receipt to claim a $100 reimbursement

 

Past Events 

Friday, Nov 18, 2022, 3:00– 5:00 p.m.

Registration Deadline: Nov 15, 2022

Registration: https://forms.gle/LnfgYbNzrDdXy9s88

Meeting Format: Virtual, by registration only

Contact Persons:

Arezoo Sadrinezhad, Fresno State, asadrinezhad@csufresno.edu
Maryam Nazari, Cal State LA, mnazar12@calstatela.edu
Feruza Amirkulova, San Jose State University, feruza.amirkulova@sjsu.edu
Liz Thompson, Cal Poly SLO, lschleme@calpoly.edu

Friday, April 22, 2022, 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm PST

Registration Deadline: April 15, 2022

Registration : https://forms.gle/KAeC1C4fyNxtVQY66

Meeting Format: Virtual, by registration only

Contact Persons:

Arezoo Sadrinezhad, Fresno State, asadrinezhad@csufresno.edu
Maryam Nazari, Cal State LA, mnazar12@calstatela.edu
Feruza Amirkulova, San Jose State University, feruza.amirkulova@sjsu.edu
Liz Thompson, Cal Poly SLO, lschleme@calpoly.edu

More Info: Flyer

Due by: April 25, 2022

If you have any questions, please contact any of the following contributors: 

Lalita Oka, Fresno State, loka@csufresno.edu 
Maryam Nazari, Cal State LA, mnazar12@calstatela.edu 
Young Park, San Jose State University, younghee.park@sjsu.edu 
Kira Abercromby, Cal Poly SLO, kabercro@calpoly.edu 
 

More Info: Request For Proposals Details

FAQ : Click here

Thursday, July 28, 2022, 10:00 am – 12:00 pm PST

Meeting Format: Virtual

(https://fresnostate.zoom.us/j/81637726813?pwd=WjBMc09LWTc1dkUzblUyZkhSa09LQT09

Pass code: KIND)

Registration Deadline: July, 25 2022

Please fill out the Google form. (Google Form Link: https://forms.gle/KqFwqsAkxVDD4KAy7)

Contact Persons:

Arezoo Sadrinezhad, Fresno State, asadrinezhad@csufresno.edu

Maryam Nazari, Cal State LA, mnazar12@calstatela.edu

Feruza Amirkulova, San Jose State University, feruza.amirkulova@sjsu.edu

Liz Thompson, Cal Poly SLO, lschleme@calpoly.edu

More info: Flyer

Thursday, Sep 15, 2022 | 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm PT

Meeting Format: Virtual (zoom link will be provided to the participants)

Contact Persons:

Arezoo Sadrinezhad, Fresno State, asadrinezhad@csufresno.edu

Maryam Nazari, Cal State LA, mnazar12@calstatela.edu

Feruza Amirkulova, San Jose State University, feruza.amirkulova@sjsu.edu

Liz Thompson, Cal Poly SLO, lschleme@calpoly.edu

More info: Flyer

Friday, April 28, 2023, 2:00 – 4:00 p.m.

Registration Deadline: April 21, 2023

Registration: https://forms.gle/Dq1aLbp7AEJAfhCo6

Meeting Format: Virtual, by registration only

Contact Persons:

Arezoo Sadrinezhad, Fresno State, asadrinezhad@csufresno.edu
Maryam Nazari, Cal State LA, mnazar12@calstatela.edu
Feruza Amirkulova, San Jose State University, feruza.amirkulova@sjsu.edu
Liz Thompson, Cal Poly SLO, lschleme@calpoly.edu

KIND Research Alliance has teamed up with ASEE (American Society for Engineering Education) and is inviting CSU Engineering faculty to participate in the “Essentials of Grant Writing,” a short course developed by the ASEE’s Learning Center Apply here!

Essentials of Effective Proposal Preparation – May 30 – June 16, 2023 (Tuesdays, Fridays, Weekly) Led by two former NSF Program Officers, Essentials of Effective Proposal Preparation is designed to prepare participants to craft and submit a complete and competitive education-oriented grant proposal for NSF. Participants will gain critical proposal preparation knowledge and tools related to proposal rationale, goals and objectives, Broader Impacts criteria, and more. Learn more here!
Tuesday, May 30: 12 – 1:30pm, ET
Friday, June 2: 12 – 1:30pm, ET
Tuesday, June 6: 12 – 2pm, ET
Friday, June 9: 12 – 1:30pm, ET
Tuesday, June 13: 12 – 1:30pm, ET
Friday, June 16: 12 – 1:30pm, ET

The regular registration fee for this workshop is $750 per person. However, ASEE is offering 10% group discount1 ($75), and KIND Research Alliance will sponsor $200 each for 10 participants. Please complete the following application form if interested. If selected, the sponsored participants are expected to contribute to similar workshops (as guest speakers / serve as panelists on panel discussions / develop training modules) developed by the KIND Research Alliance Team. We look forward to seeing you!

Registration Deadline: April 15, 2023
Please fill out the application form
If you have any questions, please contact any of the following contributors:
Lalita Oka, Fresno State, loka@csufresno.edu
Maryam Nazari, Cal State LA, mnazar12@calstatela.edu
Young Park, San Jose State University, younghee.park@sjsu.edu
Kira Abercromby, Cal Poly SLO, kabercro@calpoly.edu

Note 1: We may be able to get an additional discount based on the number of participants. Group discounts are available to everyone (irrespective of sponsorship) who wishes to participate through the KIND Program.

*The KIND Program is a CSU system-wide initiative funded by the NSF-ADVANCE Partnership grant #2121950 https://www.nsf.gov/awardsearch/showAward?AWD_ID=2121950

Tuesday, Aug 15, 2023, 10:00 am – 12:00 p.m.

Registration Deadline: Aug 10, 2023

Registration: https://forms.gle/2NwtbRFmoyzMa7WFA

Meeting Format: Virtual, by registration only

Contact Persons:

Arezoo Sadrinezhad, Fresno State, asadrinezhad@csufresno.edu
Maryam Nazari, Cal State LA, mnazar12@calstatela.edu
Feruza Amirkulova, San Jose State University, feruza.amirkulova@sjsu.edu
Liz Thompson, Cal Poly SLO, lschleme@calpoly.edu

Friday, Aug 15, 2023, 1:00 – 3:00 pm PST

Meeting Format: Virtual

Contact Persons:

Arezoo Sadrinezhad, Fresno State, asadrinezhad@csufresno.edu

Maryam Nazari, Cal State LA, mnazar12@calstatela.edu

Feruza Amirkulova, San Jose State University, feruza.amirkulova@sjsu.edu

Liz Thompson, Cal Poly SLO, lschleme@calpoly.edu

Application Due by: October 22, 2023
Virtual Information and FAQ Session will be held on October 10, 2023, 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm.

Please register here:  https://fresnostate.co1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_6EfXFNzcHNr5fwO

Zoom link for the Information and FAQ session: https://fresnostate.zoom.us/j/82944691253?pwd=bW1BekpuUzcyM2xpM1dORFlPb2E4Zz09

The application packet and RFP call documents are given below: 
1. KIND Research Alliance Seed Grant - Request for Proposals (AY 2023-24)
2. KIND Research Alliance Seed Grant - FAQ (AY 2023-24)
3. KIND Research Alliance Seed Grant - Evaluation Rubric (AY 2023-24)
4. KIND Research Alliance Seed Grant - Cover Sheet (AY 2023-24)
5. NSF Biosketch template 
6. NSF Current and Pending Support Template

If you have any questions, please contact any of the following coordinators:
Lalita Oka, Fresno State, loka@csufresno.edu
Maryam Nazari, Cal State LA, mnazar12@calstatela.edu
Young Park, San Jose State University, younghee.park@sjsu.edu
Kira Abercromby, Cal Poly SLO, kabercro@calpoly.edu

Friday, Dec 1, 2023, 1:00– 3:00 p.m.

Registration Deadline: Nov 27, 2023

Registration: https://forms.gle/XxmLKx7f5oLo2eig6

Meeting Format: Virtual, by registration only

Contact Persons:

Arezoo Sadrinezhad, Fresno State, asadrinezhad@csufresno.edu
Maryam Nazari, Cal State LA, mnazar12@calstatela.edu
Feruza Amirkulova, San Jose State University, feruza.amirkulova@sjsu.edu
Liz Thompson, Cal Poly SLO, lschleme@calpoly.edu