The Walden University New Scholars Workshops (NSWs) were created as "next step" interactive seminars to support recent doctoral graduates' continued development as scholars, and are free experiences provided by the Center for Research Quality
New Scholars Workshop - 1
Started in 2012, NSW1 topics include publishing doctoral research, selecting the right journals and outlets for dissemination, preparing professional conference presentations, and developing a plan to continue one's journey beyond the doctoral degree. Lots of time for sharing and discussion is also provided. To accommodate the needs of participants, the NSW is delivered in two formats.
are held in conjunction with graduation in the Winter and Summer. To avoid conflicts with other activities, the workshop runs from 1 to 5 pm on the Thursday afternoon, prior to Saturday graduation. Snacks are provided.
are just like the face-to-face workshop, except that they are conducted online with the use of webcams. The cohorts are smaller, and we hold them on a Saturday, in the times between the face-to-face sessions. The only difference - participants have to provide their own snacks!
New Scholars Workshop - 2
The newly launched NSW2 provides a follow-up for NSW1 participants who are interested in more information on establishing a research career. Topics include development of a scholarly identity, the technologies of research, continuing your research, and creating a research agenda. All NSW2s are delivered virtually with the use of webcams and are also only on weekends.