Jan 30 - 7:30 a.m. - 7:30 p.m.
May 2-3 - 7:30 a.m. - 7:30 p.m./7:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
CourCourse Objectives: At the completion of the course, a student will be able to:
1. Examine the various forces that impact professional practice and healthcare.
2. Analyze the effects of current trends on professional practice
3. Research articles related to current trends in Radiologic Sciences
4. Synthesize research findings related to professional practice and healthcare issues.
5. Evaluate the relevancy of research data to current professional practice
6. Demonstrate the application of APA style rules
Class Participation 10%
Outline with References 5%
Title Page and References 15%
Body of Paper 25%
A = 90 – 100
B = 80 – 89
C = 70 – 79
D = 60 – 69
F = 58 and below
fffThis paper should reflect graduate level effort. It should demonstrate the student's ability to gather and discriminate pertinent resources, the ability to SYNTHESIZE information from a variety of sources, the ability to apply new information to a topic, and the ability to correctly use the APA Reference Style.
Times New Roman
1” margins on all sides
The paper should have an MSRS style Standard Cover Page (see D2L course link). The body of the paper (excluding components such as the cover page, abstract, reference list, appendices, etc.) should be 5 pages in length – NO MORE THAN 5 PAGES.
The paper must include a reference list in correct APA format with 5-7 resources from reliable and scholarly sources such as peer-reviewed journal articles and government reports. Sources should be published within the past five (5) years. Because this course deals with CURRENT TRENDS, 1 – 2 substantive news magazines and other non-scholarly sources are allowed. In future courses students MUST use only scholarly sources.
Deadlines for submission of assignments are provided in this syllabus. Failure to comply with the established deadlines may result in a grade reduction. Assignment submissions will be considered complete and will be graded as such. Be sure to look at all requirements before submitting to the appropriate dropbox within D2L.
Attendance: Without exception, students MUST attend and participate in both graduate seminar weekends to receive credit for this course
See syllabus attachment.