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X-Culture Webinars

X-Culture Webinars

Topics

  • What is X-Culture and how it works?
  • Who are our corporate partners and what challenges the students work on during the semester?
  • What are the benefits for students and instructors?
  • Who can apply to participate in X-Culture and what are our selection criteria?
  • How much time does it require (students and instructors)?
  • How is performance tracked and what student performance data are sent to instructors weekly?
  • Certification, recommendation letters, personal performance reviews, and GVT aptitude reports
  • X-Culture data and ongoing studies: Who and how can become a co-author?
  • Q&A

Presenters

  • Dr. Vas Taras, X-Culture Founder and Coordinator
    University of North Carolina at Greensboro

Recording of the webinar on Aug 1, 2017.

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Wednesday, July 12
11 am to 12 noon (EST New York time zone)

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Presenters

  • Vas Taras
  • X-Culture Hackathon Attendees

Topics

  • Program overview
  • Data overview
  • How to download the data
  • Q&A

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Monday, July 10

11 am to 12 noon (EST New York time zone)

Presenters

  • Mr. Jimbo Osceola
    Seminole Gaming Executive Director for Hospitality
    Seminole Tribe Counsel Member
  • Dr. Leilani Baumanis
    Professor, Johnson & Wales University
    X-Culture Symposium Program Director

Topics

  • Further overview of the business model of Seminole Gaming and the X-Culture Challenge
  • Questions and Answers
  • Students share their ideas up to date and receive feedback

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Thursday, June 22

9 to 10 am (EST New York time zone)

Presenters

  • Mr. Jimbo Osceola
    Seminole Gaming Executive Director for Hospitality
    Seminole Tribe Counsel Member
  • Dr. Leilani Baumanis
    Professor, Johnson & Wales University
    X-Culture Symposium Program Director

Topics

  • Introduction and review of the business model of Seminole Gaming
  • Hard Rock International in the Seminole Gaming business structure
  • Details on the Hard Rock International challenges for the X-Culture Symposium
  • Questions and Answers

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Monday, May 22
12 pm – 1 pm (EST New York time zone)

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This webinar is designed for those who are interested in doing high-value research but do not have advanced statistics skills.
X-Culture has tons of qualitative data. A careful review of the data can lead to discoveries worth a presentation at major research conferences and publication in good research journals.

1. X-Culture data overview
2. Examples of studies conducted using these data
3. Research ideas from the webinar participants and feedback and suggestions on the ideas
4. Guidelines on how the proposed studies could be carried out
5. Tips on paper formatting and submission for AIB-SE
6. Q&A

Presenters

  • Dr. Vas Taras

Live stream (and recording)

 

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Wednesday, April 26
10 to 11 am (EST New York time zone)

Topics

  • What is plagiarism and why it is a serious issue
  • Proper ways to reference works of others
  • What is an academic referencing style
  • How to cite work of others using the APA style
  • What to do if TurnItIn.com found plagiarism in the team’s report draft

Presenters

  • Steven Cramer
  • Maria Clarissa Fionalita

Recording (start from 58 min)

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Wednesday, April 26
9 to 10 am (EST New York time zone)

Topics

  • Common problems in X-Culture reports
  • Tips on writing a winning report
  • Last-minute changes and updates a team can do to improve the report

Presenters

  • Robert Stephens
  • Esi A. Elliot
  • Amanda Bullough
  • Volodymyr Rudov-Tsymbalist
  • Henrik Mertens

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X-Culture Instructor Experience Sharing Webinar

Time: Tuesday, April 11, 9 am (EST/New York)

Presenters:

  • Round table, everyone is invited as a panelist

Topics:

  • Overview of the performance indicators we already track
  • Suggestions for other performance indicators we should track?
  • Commonly used approaches to grading: good or bad and what’s better?
  • Use of peer evaluations to identify problem cases, exclude free-riders: good or bad and what’s better?
  • Selection of winners of the competition: what we do now, why, and is there a better way to do it?
  • Other Q&A

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X-Culture Instructor Experience Sharing Webinar

Time: Wednesday, February 1, at 9 am (EST/New York)

Presenters:

  • Tim Muth
  • Vas Taras
  • Other instructors

Topics:

  • What is X-Culture and how it works;
  • Benefits for students, instructors and business;
  • What we expect from you in exchange;
  • Corporate partner;
  • Monitoring student performance ;
  • Grading/Marking;
  • Common challenges and best way to address them;
  • X-Culture data and research;
  • X-Culture Symposium;
  • Questions and Answers.

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Webinar recorded: Wednesday, April 5, 10 am New York time zone (7:30 pm New Delhi time zone)

Presenter: Sachin Bharadwaj, CEO

 


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