SGS Video Resources

SGS Video Resources

SGS’s 2021 Virtual Awards Ceremony and Celebration

Each year, the Southern Gerontological Society awards a number of prestigious awards including GRITS (Gerontologist Rooted in the South), the Gordan Streib Distinguished Academic Gerontologist Award, Applied Gerontology Award, The Rhoda Jennings Older Advocate Award, Media Award, and Best Practices Award. In addition, SGS also inducts a new class to the Victor Marshall Fellows Society each year. To see these awards (and more) and to watch the recognition of each awardee, check out this video!



Use of the SGS Priorities Survey as a Guide to an Empowerment Evaluation Process Model of Program Development

October 15, 2020

This 90 minute webinar will utilize time to present the findings of the survey as well as to facilitate conversation with those in attendance about future directions for both the society’s self-evaluation and future directions.

Presenters: Abby Schwartz, Kyle Bower, Graham Rowles, Karen Appert and Lee Ann Steffen Ferguson



How to Be a Peer Reviewer

September 22, 2020

SAGE Publishing on YouTube
Considering becoming a reviewer or getting more involved with peer review? Our webinar guides you through the process of conducting peer review, including how to get started, basic principles of reviewing articles, what journal editors expect from reviewers, and important considerations such as research ethics and reviewer responsibilities. Jennifer Lovick, Executive Editor of Cancer Control and Technology in Cancer Research & Treatment, and Bailey Baumann, Managing Editor of SAGE Open, present on this topic along with a panel of peer review specialists and journal Editors from various disciplines to help answer your questions about the peer review process and what to expect as a reviewer.



SGS's 2020 Virtual Awards Ceremony and Celebration

May 21, 2020

Each year, the Southern Gerontological Society awards a number of prestigious awards including GRITS (Gerontologist Rooted in the South), the Gordan Streib Distinguished Academic Gerontologist Award, Applied Gerontology Award, The Rhoda Jennings Older Advocate Award, Media Award, and Best Practices Award. In addition, SGS also inducts a new class to the Victor Marshall Fellows Society each year. To see these awards (and more) and to watch the recognition of each awardee, check out this video!



Delivering Virtual Presentations: Questions and Answers

April 22, 2020

SGS Webinar
This webinar was held as an informal time in which attendees were welcome to bring any questions or concerns related to virtual presentations to the panelists. The panelists presented information in order to be able to help attendees build their confidence, especially but not exclusively for those who may be new to presenting in either virtual galleries or in webinars.



How to Get Published in an Academic Journal

March 3, 2020

SAGE Publishing on YouTube
What can I do to increase the chances of having my paper accepted? How long does it take for an article to get published? Who are good contacts to reach out to for more information about my article along the way? How can I play a role in the dissemination of my paper? Our webinar guides you through the author journey, from beginning to end. Featuring Jessica Lipowski, Publishing Editor at SAGE, and a panel of Editors-in-Chief from various disciplines, including management, medicine, and health, this webinar breaks down each step of the process and details best practices for authors or those who want to be authors.



How to Get Published

March 3, 2020

SAGE Publishing - on their Website
Do you want to learn more about how to get published? Let us guide you through the process with our three new videos, 'Choosing a journal', 'Submitting your article' and 'Promoting your paper'.

View on the SAGE Website


Introducing the National Association for Professional Gerontologists

Held on December 17, 2019

Introducing the National Association for Professional Gerontologists and its Role in Professionalizing Gerontology
Panelists:
Lee Ann S. Ferguson, SGS Executive Director
Donna Schafer, Executive Director of NAPG
Anabel Pelham, NAPG President



SGS - A 40 Year Celebration

This compilation video features illustrations of SGS's Past Presidents, along with snapshots taken from the SGS Archives held in Special Collections at the Belk Libary at Appalachian State University. This video was shown during the 2019 40th Ruby Anniversary Conference of the Southern Gerontological Society at the Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort on April 10, 2019.



SGS 2019 Webinar - Awards of Distinction and Scholarship Overview

This webinar features a number of the SGS award committee members providing a brief overview about SGS's awards of distinction, student competitions, and travel scholarships. This webinar also features information about how to apply and general award criteria. New this year in 2019 are the Encore Older Adult Travel Scholarship and the Victor W. Marshall Society of Fellows.


SGS 2018 Webinar - ATLAS.ti for Everyday

This webinar, presented by the Southern Gerontological Society, presents "ATLAS.ti for Everyday". Speaker and trainer, Dr. Kyle Bower walks the webinar viewers through the benefits of utilizing ATLAS.ti for the purposes of qualitative research. Included in this overview are screen shares of the software in use, additional resources, and Dr. Bower's tips on how and when to use ATLAS.ti.


SGS 2018 Webinar - Poster Presentations for Conference

This webinar presents a comprehensive information session conducted by Dr. Jen Craft Morgan, Dr. Kyle Bower, Debby Yoder, and Lee Ann Ferguson.

This webinar was held by the Southern Gerontological Society on October 18, 2018. Links to additional instructions and attachments including the stand-along PowerPoint slides and APA information pertaining to poster presentation can be found below.


SGS Webinar - How To Construct an Abstract

Submitting an abstract can sometimes feel like an intimidating process, especially when it may be the first experience at doing so. To help make the process of constructing and submitting an abstract less overwhelming, we held a webinar session to help explain the process and to help answer questions anyone present had. We've recorded and now published that webinar for anyone to watch.

During this session, SGS Board Members Dr. Turner Goins (Western Carolina University) and Dr. Graham Rowles (University of Kentucky) along with SGS Student Representative, Debby Yoder, and SGS's Association Manager, Lee Ann Ferguson discussed the following topics:

  1. 2018's new abstract MIRA software and how to access the Call for Abstracts portal.
  2. What should be included in an abstract (and what shouldn't)
  3. What session types are options and how to pick the best fit for a presentation.
  4. Available awards for poster and paper sessions (for student participants)
  5. Question & Answer session
  6. Review of important deadlines.

This session was supported and organized by the SGS Student Committee.