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Announcements Welcome! SPCD 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 – 6 th edition McMillan, J. H., & Wergin, J. F. (2010). Understanding and evaluating educational research (4 th 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.
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 paper25 5) Research method description presentation 8 6) Naturalistic research concepts paper25 7) Summary & evaluation of 3 articles25
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ILL assignment (5 pts) Request a journal article from ILL. Forward me the 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 on- line 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 ( ed to the class), and can also be found at: x.cfm.
How can I reach you??? Please go to “myUNM” (my.unm.edu) and check your e- mail settings. “Preferred ” Any 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?
Redefining research as disciplined inquiry
Looking ahead… APA refresher and defining research Note: Set up UNMNetID & change in Banner if needed.
Please take a minute for the minute paper. And don’t forget to turn your phone back on.