Week 1 / Day 2


Check-in Question: Favorite book?You do not have permission to view this form.


Presentation: Should schools embrace technology

Reading

Abbeduto, L., & Symons, F. (2008). ISSUE 15: Should schools embrace computers and technology? In: Taking sides: Clashing views on controversial issues in educational psychology (pp. 325 – 340). New York: McGraw Hill.


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What is the nature of research?

Remler, D.K. & Van Ryzin, G.G. (2010). (Chapter 1) Research in the real world. Research methods in practice: Strategies for description and causation (pp. 1-28). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications. [RVR Ch. 1 QUIZ]

Presentation: What is Research?

Review Questions: Inquiry Review




Dr. Jack Smith will be visiting us to talk about his scholarship. When scholars visit us in class, keep in mind these things when they interact with us. Below are some additional links to learn more about Dr. Jack Smith:



We’ve enclosed some notes for you: here.


  • Show and tell: Research interest statement

Booth, W.C., Colomb, G.G., & Williams, J.M. (2008). The craft of research (3rd edition) (pp. 35-67). Chicago, IL: University of Chicago Press.

[**OPTIONAL**] Remler, D.K. & Van Ryzin, G.G. (2010). (Chapter 15) How to find, focus, and present research. Research methods in practice: Strategies for description and causation (pp. 489-498). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications. [RVR Ch. 15 Quiz]




Introduction to how to use Handbooks and Encyclopedias, and your first assignment to use them.


Introduction to the Article Critiques assignment and the first steps you will take in your first article critique.



Dr. Jen Schmidt will be visiting us to talk about her scholarship. When scholars visit us in class, keep in mind these things when they interact with us. Below are some additional links to learn more about Dr. Jen Schmidt:




Article Critique #1

    Do the individual part of the first Article Critique

Handbook Assignment

Read/Prepare

Forscher, B. K. (1963). Chaos in the brickyard [Letter to the editor]. Science, 142, 339.

Remler, D.K. & Van Ryzin, G.G. (2010). (Chapter 2) Theory and Models. Research methods in practice: Strategies for description and causation (pp. 25-54). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications. [RVR, Ch. 2 QUIZ]

[**OPTIONAL**] Derry, G. (1999). Chapter 6: A universe in a bottle: Models, modeling, and successive approximation. In What science is and how it works (pp. 69-88). Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press.


Look Ahead

    Look ahead at tomorrow’s schedule to see what else is happening and to make sure you’re prepared. Also look ahead at other days to see if you can work ahead whenever possible.




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