Monday 5:30 - 8:20 p.m.
This is a laboratory class organized as a facilitated workshop. This class provides structure and support toward the completion of an original empirical research project and its resulting report.
Candidates are critical and scholarly in their use of published research to define issues and resolve problems in education.
Grading Scale:90 – 100 = A, 80 – 89 = B, 70 – 79 = C, 60 – 69 = D, below 60 = F
Work that does not meet assignment criteria receives no credit.
All assignments must conform to APA manuscript style and conventions and be submitted electronically in MSWord (*.doc or *.docx) format.
Prior to submission, each manuscript section must be edited by the candidate's peer editor.
Late work receives no credit.
Graduate students are expected to attend class.
As the faculty of the West College of Education, we are dedicated to helping meet the needs of our students with disabilities and are eager to provide the accommodations to which such students are entitled. If you have a documented disability and are registered with the Office of Disability, please let your instructor know to expect a letter from that office describing the accommodations to which you are entitled. If you have a documented disability but are not registered with the Office of Disability, please contact that office immediately to register.
"By enrolling in this course, the student expressly 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, authenticity, and educational purposes." (Student Handbook)
Plagiarism is defined as claiming credit for the work of another or improper/inadequate citation and documentation of sources of information (ideas) or direct quotations. Plagiarism is a serious form of academic dishonesty. If you are found to have committed plagiarism in this class, you will be dropped from the class with an F.