- Create an account in CGScholar
Be sure that you also validate your account by responding to the post-creation email. If you don’t receive a confirmation request by email, check your spam folder.
- Join the course community in CGScholar (link can be found in Current Courses)
- Sign up for the oral or video presentation in the Google Spreadsheet (link can be found in Current Courses)
LDL Courses Onboarding and Orientation videos
View the Happening Now page for a list of upcoming sessions.
|Topic||Brief Description||Audience||Suggested Attendance Timing|
|1||Information Session||Learn about our different degree and certificate offerings||Prospective Students or new students who did not attend prior to applying||Prior to applying, but no later than before starting your first course|
|2||New LDL Students||Learn about available resources and how to get started with your degree or certificate program||New students pursuing a degree or certificate in LDL||Upon acceptance, but no later than before you take your first course|
|3||LDL Courses Introduction||Learn how to navigate the regular LDL courses and their participation requirements||All new LDL degree or certificate students and students who have not taken an LDL course previously||Prior to taking your first LDL course|
|4||CGScholar Bootcamp||Learn how to navigate CGScholar, the online platform we use to administer the LDL courses||All new LDL degree or certificate students and students who have not taken an LDL course previously||Prior to taking your first LDL course|
|5||Peer Reviews||Discuss qualities of and practice providing meaningful peer review||All new LDL degree or certificate students and students who have not taken an LDL course previously or anyone who wants to improve the quality of their peer reviews||Prior to taking your first LDL course|
|6||Academic Writing and the Literature Review Genre||Become familiar with the basic principles and expectations of the literature review genre, which is enforced at the exam-dissertation stage||Required for new LDL doctoral students; encouraged for others||Prior to taking your first LDL course|
|FYI: Doctoral Students only||Exam-Dissertation Sequence (EDS)||Learn how to navigate the EDS, including the processes and expectations of this six-course sequence||LDL doctoral students preparing to start the EDS||At least one full semester prior to starting the EDS (The EDS begins after you complete your regular 10 courses)|