School of Education

School of Education Researcher Training

Spring 2015 Research Training Sessions

Topic: Learn How to Raise Funds through the Development Office
Wednesday January 21st
Time: 11:30 am – 12:30 pm
Location: 106 Tillman Hall

Focus of Training:

  • Learn how to raise private gift support for your teaching, research and public service.
  • Learn how to work with Clemson’s Development Office.
  • Understand the ways donors can give to help your research/program.

Presenter: Donna Dant, Senior Director of Development

View the Education Development PowerPoint and a video recording of the session.


Topic: Emerging Funding Trends with National Foundations
Friday, February 27, 2015
Time: 12:00 am – 1:00 pm
Location: Student Senate Chambers

Focus of Training:

  • Emerging funding trends with national foundations.
  • Learn topic areas that are currently of interest to foundations
  • Learn how to work effectively with foundations.

Panel Members:
Devon Stein, Director of Foundation Relations
Sarah Jaeschke, OSP Program Manager


Topic: Methods for Evaluating the Impact of Your Scholarship
Wednesday, March 11, 2015
Time: 11:30 am – 12:30 pm
Location: Tillman 106

Focus of Training:

  • Learn the value of Journal Impact Factors (e.g., JCR, SCR):
    • Evaluating the scholarly worth of a journal
    • Ranking journals within your discipline
    • Helping you decide where to publish your article for maximum impact
  • Learn about Citation Indeces (e.g., h-Index, g-Index, i10-index)
    • Can help with evaluation for promotion / tenure / grants
  • Learn easy ways to automatically track Journal Impact Factors & Author Indexes using Publish or Perish (PoP) and Google Scholar.

Presenter: Dr. Joe Ryan, Associate Director of Research School of Education