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CHST 4200 Applied Research in Children’s Studies: Calendar

OER for Professor Parbatie Chitolie, MA, MPA.

Spring 2020 Course Calendar

Jan 30:

  • Course Introduction & Overview
  • **US school shootings: Have drills gone too far?
  • **Research questions, hypotheses and objectives

Feb 6

  • QUIZ 1
  • **Best practices in using and conducting research in applied settings.
  • A-1. Scientific Research (Page 5 – 6)
  • A-2. Thinking like a researcher (Page 9 – 12)
  • A-3. The Research Process (Page 20 – 24)
  • A-4. Theories in Scientific Research (Page 26 – 29)

Feb. 13

  • QUIZ 2
  • B-Part I: The What and Why of Applied Research (Page 6 – 16)

Feb. 20

  • ASSIGNMENT 1 DUE: Applied Research Topic (in class worksheet)
  • EXAM 1

Feb. 27

  • MEETING IN ROOM: 5201 JAMES HALL: QUIZ 3
  • A-5. Research Design
  • **How to read a research paper? – 2 articles
  • Library Resources

Mar. 5

  • ASSIGNMENT 2 DUE: Research Articles 
  • QUIZ 4
  • B-Part II: How to design and Implement an Applied Research Project
  • APA Style

Friday Mar. 6: ASSIGNMENT 2 DUE: Research Articles 

Mar. 12

  • QUIZ 5
  • A-6. Measurements and Constructs (Page 43 – 49)
  • A-7. Scale Reliability and Validity (Page 55 – 60)

Mar. 19: EXAM 2

Friday Mar. 20: ASSIGNMENT 3 DUE: Literature Review

Mar. 26

  • QUIZ 6
  • A-8. Sampling
  • A-9. Survey Research
  • A-11. Case Research

Apr. 2

  • QUIZ 7
  • A-10. Experimental Research
  • A-14. Quantitative Analysis: Descriptive Statistics

Friday Apr. 3: ASSIGNMENT 4 DUE: Methods Section & Appendix

Apr. 9 - Apr. 16: NO CLASS – SPRING BREAK – ENJOY!

Friday Apr. 17: CITI CERTIFICATE DUE

Apr. 23

  • QUIZ 8
  • A-15. Quantitative Analysis: Inferential Statistics
  • A-16. Ethics
  • **US school shootings: Have drills gone too far?

Apr. 30:EXAM 3

Friday May 1: FINAL PROJECT DUE: Research Proposal

May 7: Student Presentations

May 14: Student Presentations

May 21: FINAL EXAM: INFOGRAPHIC DUE 6PM – 8PM