Week 4
July 11 – 17



Important Dates:

  • Base Group Checkin – Due Wed
  • Live Meeting – Thursday, July 14th at 9pm (EST). Join here: https://msu.zoom.us/j/7195767374.
  • Everything else – Sunday night at 11:59pm (EST)
  • Readings – Are discussed online via Piazza (just follow links)

By now we hope that you can turn things in via your portfolio. If not, you can still use the dropbox.

Also IMPORTANT: There are several big projects ahead, including several article critiques, and a research proposal. You cannot wait until the week they are due to be successful, so please look ahead and plan ahead!



Check-in Question: What motivational strategies do you use when you don't want to do something that needs to be done?You do not have permission to view this form.


This week, complete your audio interview about what motivates people. More detail is available on the audio interview page. Remember to read the entire description of the assignment!



    Research reports 7 and 8 are due for your RDP. Remember, you only need to complete written reports.
    You can submit RR#7 here, and RR#8 here.



Ronau, R.N., & Rakes, C.R. (2012). Making the grade: Reporting educational technology and teacher knowledge research. In R.N Ronau, C.R. Rakes, & M.L. Niess (Eds.), Educational technology, teacher knowledge, and classroom impact: A research handbook on frameworks and approaches (pp. 323-332). IGI Global.[discussion: Q1, Q2, Q3 ]

Remler, D.K. & Van Ryzin, G.G. (2010). (Chapter 13) Natural and quasi-experiments. Research methods in practice: Strategies for description and causation (pp. 427-464). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications. [discussion: Q1, Q2, Q3 ] [RVR Ch. 13 QUIZ]

Schunk, D. H. (2011). (Chapter 9) Self-regulation. Learning theories: An educational perspective (6th Edition) (pp. 345-398). Boston, MA: Addison Wesley. [discussion: Q1, Q2, Q3 ]




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