The focus on this course is to instruct the atheltic training student in the role that reasearch plays in the practice of athletic training. Topics include problem development, literature review, data analysis techniques and interpretations, institutional review board, and communicating the results.
1- Pre Test 10 pts (this is 10 pts extra credit)
3-Exams 25 pts each-Possible 75 points SCALE:
Assignment 1 25 pts possible 550-495 = A
Assignment 2 25 pts possible 494-440 = B
Assignment 3 25 pts possible 439-385 = C
Assignment 4 50 pts possible 384-330 = D
Assignment 5 50 pts possible 329-0 = F
Assignment 6 100 pts possible
Assignment 7 50 pts possible
Assignment 8 50 pts possible
Prof Presentation 100 pts possible
Total pts possible- 550 points
Written Paper/Reports Requirements: You will need to follow APA style format. This would include using 12 point font and Times/Roman in a Microsoft Word document. 1 inch margins ALL around, if you use quoted paragraphs, you must indent as per APA style. Do NOT change the margins or you will be given a 0 for the assignment. DOUBLE SPACE your paper. References and citations as per APA style.
Late Submission Policy: Assignments/exams are DUE on the posted or announced date by the end of the day. For example, the first assignment is due on August 29, 2010. Written assignments must be in my WebCT mailbox by 11 PM of the due date. Late assignments/exams will not be accepted.
Missed exams and assignments can only be made up if the absence was excused and the student has proper documentation (Dean of students or Doctor’s note). All must be completed within one week of the original due date.
Attendance Policy: You are responsible for attending all scheduled classes on days we have lecture or presentations. Most Fridays are work days, however on your course progression, attendance will be taken on the dates for lecture and presentations. All students are required to attend the presentations. An absence due to illness will require a doctor’s note, or it is unexcused. A total of three unexcused absences will result in a 10% reduction of your final grade.
Dignified Lecture Series: Attendance at all lectures of the Allied Health Dignified Lecture Series is mandatory. Students who have conflicts with class schedules or clinical/field rotations may be excused from the presentation but must watch a recorded video of the presentation within the following week. All students will submit a written summary of each DLS lecture. Students are expected to dress professionally or appropriate for lab. 20 pts per lecture with a possible 60 pts possible.
Portfolio*: The purpose of the Student Portfolio is to document the learning and progression of each individual student while associated with the Athletic Training Education Program. The portfolio is an opportunity to produce a notebook that can assist the individual prepare for the BOC exam and the interview process once a student has graduated from Midwestern State University. This notebook gives you the opportunity to document and demonstrate your learning over time within the program. Please refer to the Student Portfolio instructions for further details.
Due Date May 4th, 2012 Pass/Fail * if you fail your portfolio or fail to submit the portfolio you will fail the class!!!
AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT
Midwestern State University does not discriminate on the basis of an individual’s disability and complies with Section 504 of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) in its admission, accessibility, and employment of individuals in programs and activities. It is the policy of Midwestern State University that no otherwise qualified person with a disability be excluded from the participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subject to discrimination in any educational program or activity at the University. MSU provides academic accommodations and auxiliary aids to individuals with disabilities as defined by law, who are otherwise qualified to meet academic employment and requirements.
Any student who feels she/he may need an accommodation based on the impact of a disability should contact the Disability Support Services office to discuss your specific needs. Please contact Disability Support Services at 940-397-4140 in room 168 Clark Student Center to coordinate reasonable accommodations for students with documented disabilities.
Students should refer to the current MSU Student Handbook and Activities Calendar for university policies related to class attendance, academic dishonesty, student responsibilities, rights and activities.
“Midwestern State University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action institution and complies with all federal and Texas laws, regulations, and executive orders regarding affirmative action Requirements in all programs and policies. Midwestern State University does not discriminate against any individual because of race, creed, color, sex, national origin, or disability”
Academic integrity is expected of all students. Cheating in any form (including plagiarism) will not be tolerated and may result in disciplinary action. Remember the MSU Student Creed,
“As an MSU student, I pledge not to lie, cheat, steal, or help anyone else to do so”
Plagiarism: All students must abide by the University Honor Code. Plagiarism will not be tolerated and each student must do their own work and submit original material. When necessary, a published work may be cited as per the APA style format. Quotations must be cited and given proper credit to the original author. By enrolling in this course, the student expressively grants MSU a “limited right” in all intellectual property created by the student for the purpose of this course. The “limited right” shall include but shall not be limited to the right to reproduce the student’s work product in order to verify originality and authenticity, and educational purposes.