Practice Examples for Complex Communication

Mon 06 August 2018 by Dirk Colbry

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We are excited to present some of our newest CyberAmbassador Curriculum developed specifically for the 2018 ACI-REF Virtual residency. We have been given a 90 minute slot to introduce the topic of communicating complex topics. Below is a link to our slides and links to the practice examples:

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PEARC18 Birds of a Feather (BOF)

Wed 25 July 2018 by Dirk Colbry

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The CyberAmbassador Birds of a Feather Event at the 2018 PEARC Conference was a success!

Link to BOF Schedule

We had a great turn out and a wonderful discussion about the current state of professional skills training in CI. The discussion was fairly open but we did …

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PEEQ - Practice and Experience of Emotional Intelligence in CI

Wed 25 July 2018 by Dirk Colbry

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On Wednesday at PEARC18 Aaron Culich lead an amazing workshop on the Practice and Experience of Emotional Intelligence in CI. The room was filled to the brim with CI professionals all looking to bring some calm and order into our lives. The CyberAmbassador project hopes to work with Aaron and …

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Bringing Professional Skills Training to CI - PEARC18 Birds of a Feather (BOF)

Wed 25 July 2018 by Dirk Colbry

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The CyberAmbassador project will be hosting a Birds of a Feather Event at the 2018 PEARC Conference. Please Join us on Wednesday, July 25th from 5pm - 6pm. More information can be found here:

Link to BOF Schedule

Description: A number of professional skills training programs and resources have been developed …

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Campus Champions 101 at PEARC18

Mon 23 July 2018 by Dirk Colbry

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Thank you to Dan Voss for including CyberAmbassadors program in your talk "National Ecosystem: Things & People" Campus Champion 101 workshop at PEARC18. A copy of his slides can be found here:

Presentation Slides

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Henry Neeman's Effective Communication Talk at PEARC18

Mon 23 July 2018 by Dirk Colbry

Henry Neeman gave his outstanding communications talk "Researcher-Facing I: Talk: Effective Communication (Henry Neeman)" during the Campus Champion 101 workshop at PEARC18.

This presentation does a great job explaining the difficulties in communicating with Researchers. Much of our CyberAmbassador curriculum is pulled from this presentation. A copy of his slides …

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First Pilot CyberAmbassador Workshop

Tue 22 May 2018 by Dirk Colbry

The CyberAmbassadors project held its first workshop on Tuesday, May 22, 2018. The session was scheduled for 10:00 am - 5:00 pm in a seminar room of the Computational Mathematics Science and Engineering (CMSE) department at Michigan State University (MSU), with provided lunch and snacks.

There were two major …

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Campus Champion Lighting Talk at SC17

Mon 13 November 2017 by Dirk Colbry

The XSEDE Campus Champions meet every year at the SuperComputing Conference. During this year's meeting they had a "lighting talk" section as an opportunity to share projects going on in the CI community. Dirk gave a quick talk about the need for communication training for CI professionals. We also reached …

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ACI-REF Virtual Residency Talk

Wed 02 August 2017 by Dirk Colbry

The Advanced Cyberinfrastructure Research and Education Facilitator (ACI-REF) Virtual Residency workshop 2017 is intended for individuals who are responsible for helping researchers with computational and data-intensive research how to be more effective at demonstrating how to use cyberinfrastructure resources.

This workshop is an amazing resource for CI …

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