Week 1 (August 9-15, 2010)
- This week you will become familiar with Wikieducator which is where you will submit a lot of your work for this class.
- Get familiar with the online resources available at your school (UAA). Make sure you have the proper passwords so that you have full access to the databases you need.
- This is the academic writing rubric that we will use for this class. Please refer to this rubric each time you complete a writing assignment.
- Wikieducator workshop
- UAA Virtual Library
- Review the MEAL plan and follow it every time you write a paragraph.
- Once you have created an account in WE add a user page boilerplate to your user page. Include a section that includes the following:
- I would like to conduct research on...
- My idea job would be...
- As an English language learner, my greatest challenges when conducting qualitative research are...
- Add your name to the main page.
- Click the discussion tab above and answer the discussion question.
- Create a user page in Wikieducator (WE)
Include a hyper link to your work related to this outcome.
Week 2 (August 16-22, 2010)
What do you know and how do you know it?
Develop possible research questions.
Week 3 (August 23-29, 2010)
Readings and Videos
Grounded theory (part 1) | Grounded theory (part 2) | Grounded Theory - Open Coding Part 1 | Grounded Theory - Open Coding Part 2 | Grounded Theory - Open Coding Part 3 | Grounded Theory - Open Coding Part 4 | Introducing ethnography | Ethnographic Research | Analysing Case Studies Part 1 | Narrative Analysis | The Phenomenological perspective (Part 1) | The Phenomenological perspective (Part 2)
- Include references (according to APA) of each of the following types of qualitative research:
- grounded theory
- case study
Frame a research design based on a topic of interest.
Include your references here...
Week 4 (August 30-September 5, 2010)
- Watch this video on what is a thesis statement.
- Complete this Webquest (five-paragraph essay).
- Activity due September 8, 2010.