Please check, just in case… Announcements • Welcome! • SPCD 505 • 2 textbooks AND readings • research505 • Universal design • Don’t fear the syllabus… Julia Ann Scherba de Valenzuela Inquiring Minds Want to Know 1.What are you drinking? –Tea 2.What are you wearing? –Shoes 3.What are you doing? – Listening What you need to know: HARD class: – – – – – – – Amount of work Deep engagement New vocabulary Temporary incomplete understanding Academic struggles Emotional struggles Focus on YOU! Required Books • APA manual – 6th edition • McMillan, J. H., & Wergin, J. F. (2010). Understanding and evaluating educational research (4th ed.). Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson. Required Readings On learn.unm.edu. Can be downloaded and either printed or saved to your hard drive or a portable storage device (i.e. flash disk) at campus computer pod Don’t Panic! Help is on the way!! When in doubt… Check the Syllabus! INSTRUCTOR WebSite Class outlines for every class session. Links from each outline to the overheads and handouts. Suggestions of additional readings. Links to relevant web sites. Writing resources. learn.unm.edu 1.Syllabus 2.Readings 3.Submitting assignments Please bear with me: • New equipment • New software • New technologies All at once, at start of semester. Office Hours • Mondays, 4:00-6:00, HH 254 • Thursdays, 4:00-5:30, Skype (voice only) • Fridays, 4:00-6:00, Satellite on University, just north of Lomas. • Make an appointment beforehand. • Tell me a range of days and times and I’ll let you know when my next available appointment is. Complete Syllabus Course schedule. Course design, including course requirements and grading. Course policies. Assignment descriptions and grading criteria. Assignments: Points: 1) Interlibrary loan 5 2) APA homework 2+ 3) Research ethics on-line training 5 4) Research method description paper 25 5) Research method description presentation 8 6) Naturalistic research concepts paper 25 7) Summary & evaluation of 3 articles 25 Add it5up… + 2 5 25 8 25 25 95 ILL assignment (5 pts) • Request a journal article from ILL. • Forward me the e-mail that says your article is ready to be downloaded from the ILL system. APA homework Next week in class, we will work APA style for citations and references. Please check the online class outline for the handout that we will be using. The homework will follow up on that activity and I will provide copies of the needed homework handout. Research Ethics Training The links to the on-line CITI training is available on the course website, in the syllabus (e-mailed to the class), and can also be found at: • http://research.unm.edu/IRBmaincampus/inde x.cfm. How can I reach you??? • Please go to “myUNM” (my.unm.edu) and check your email settings. • “Preferred email” • Any e-mail address okay. • Syllabus, announcements, etc. Quick Write How do you define “research”? What is research? What are different ways of knowing? How does research differ from other ways of knowing? What counts as evidence? Empirical? Redefining research as disciplined inquiry Looking ahead… APA refresher and defining research Note: Set up UNMNetID & change e-mail in Banner if needed. Please take a minute for the minute paper. And don’t forget to turn your phone back on.