Archive for February, 2016

For Friday, 3/4 (Week 6)

February 26, 2016

Here’s a link to that article on the ‘Ferguson effect’ that we talked about near the start of class. And now without further ado, our agenda for next time:

Before

  • HW due: You all can have this week off while I catch up on the grading. Enjoy! (But make sure you do your reading!)
  • Schutt, Chapter 8 (‘Survey Research’)
  • Patten (2014), Topic 4
  • Patten (2014), Topic 5
  • Patten (2014), Topic 6
  • Patten (2014), Topic 7

During

After

  • HW: Write a Survey

For Friday, 2/26 (Week 5)

February 19, 2016

Before

  • HW due: Annotated Bibliography
  • Schutt (2015), Ch. 14
 (‘Secondary Data Analysis and Big Data’; browse)
  • Patten (2014), Topic 19 (‘Organizing Literature by Topics’)
  • Patten (2014), Topic 20 (‘Evaluating Research Literature’)
  • Patten (2014), Topic 21 (‘Considering the History of a Topic’)

During

  • Review of HW
  • BREAK
  • Lab: TBA

After

  • HW: TBA

For Friday, 2/19 (Week 4)

February 12, 2016

Before

  • HW due: Annotated Bibliography. Mixed Methods Article Critique. Sorry about the change of plans, but the Annotated Bibliography assignment will be easier for you guys after the upcoming lab. Moreover, the article critique assignment will school you in some general moves you can make in terms of critiquing and suggesting improvements to existing research.
  • Schutt (2015), Chapter 9
 (‘Quantitative Data Analysis’)
  • Patten (2014), Topic 8 (‘Finding Ideas in the Literature’)
  • Patten (2014), Topic 9 (‘Considering a Body of Literature’)
  • Patten (2014), Topic 10 (‘Considering Theories’)

During

  • Review of HW
  • BREAK
  • Lab: Manifest Content Analysis

After

  • HW: Annotated Bibliography

For Tuesday, 2/9 (Week 3)

February 5, 2016

Before

 

During

  • Attendance
  • Patten (2014), Topics 1-3
  • Sample Proposal Presentation #8
  • BREAK
  • Lab: Manifest Content Analysis
  • Lab: Latent Content Analysis (Yelp! Reviews)

 

After

  • TBA