Week 6
July 25 – 31


Important Dates:

  • Base Group Checkin – Due Wed
  • Live Meetings – Thursday, July 28th 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)

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



Check-in Question: Does pressure make diamonds?You do not have permission to view this form.


This week, complete your digital story about your Research Interests (details on the digital storytelling page).Remember to read the entire description of the assignment.


SUMMARY: By Sunday 11:59pm, complete your reviews of two classmates’ draft research proposals.See Step #5 (Peer review) of the RDP page for details.


Remler, D.K. & Van Ryzin, G.G. (2010). (Chapter 14) The politics, production, and ethics of research. Research methods in practice: Strategies for description and causation (pp. 465-488). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications. [discussion: Q1, Q2, ][RVR Ch. 14 QUIZ]

[**OPTIONAL**] Derry, G. (1999). Chapter 11: Difficult and important questions: Science, values, and ethics. In What science is and how it works (pp. 145-157). Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press.

Schunk, D. H. (2011). (Chapter 10) Development. Learning theories: An educational perspective (6th Edition) (pp. 345-398). Boston, MA: Addison Wesley. [discussion: Q1 ]

Schunk, D. H. (2011). (Chapter 2) Neuroscience learning. Learning theories: An educational perspective (6th Edition) (pp. 345-398). Boston, MA: Addison Wesley. [discussion: Q1 ]

[**OPTIONAL**] Bruer, J. T. (1997). Education and the Brain: A Bridge Too Far John T. Bruer. Educational Researcher, 26(8), 4-16.




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