TMGT 595 Applied Research in Engineering & Technology

 Tentative Schedule
 

Term: Fall 2014 (148) Section: 01W
Day: VariableTime: Variable
Instructor: Dr. Jason Lee Davis

Date

Topics

Class Activities/Reading Assignments

Activities/Assignments Due

Notes

 Week

beginning
Monday,...
 

(RR) - Reading and Understanding Research
(APA) - Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association

Most activities are typically due on Sunday of the week identified unless otherwise indicated here or in the course instructions.

Days are for the week indicated in the first column.

1

Aug 25
  • Course Introduction
  • Academic Honesty/Plagiarism
  • Course Syllabus
  • CoSEA Academic Honesty Policy
  • "A Tutorial on Plagiarism" video
  • Familiarize yourself with the courseware and follow the initial instructions provided in the online course.
  • AHP & Syllabus Certifications must be completed before midnight, Sunday.
    Quiz #1
    Discussion #1
    Your acceptance of the College Academic Honesty Policy (AHP) & Syllabus must be certified to enable access to the course content beyond Week 1.

    2

    Sept 1
  • Types of research
  • Introduction to statistics used in research
  • Chapter 5 (RR)
  • Appendix B (RR)
  • Quiz #2  

    3

    Sept 8
  • Quantitative and Qualitative research
  • Chapter 6 (RR)
  • Chapter 10 (RR)
  • Quiz #3

    Friday - Last day to apply for Fall Graduation

    4

    Sept 15
  • Research reports
  • Chapter 1 (APA)
  • Chapter 1 (RR)
  • Quiz #4
    Discussion #2
     

    5

    Sept 22
  • Research manuscript structure and content
  • Chapter 2 (APA)
  • Quiz #5
    Discussion #3

    Research Planning Phase assignment due
     

    6

    Sept 29
  • Selecting research reports and reviews
  • Literature review
  • Chapter 3 (RR)
  • Quiz #6
    Discussion #4
    Fri.-Sat., Oct 3-4 - 9th Annual Cotton Belt Railroad Symposium @TAMU-C, Rayburn Student Center.
    Event admission is free.  Co-hosted by the Dept. of Engineering & Technology.

    7

    Oct 6
  • Reference list
  • Chapter 6, Sections 6.22-6.32 (APA)
  • Chapter 7 (APA)
  • Quiz #7
    Discussion #5

    Reference List due

     

    8

    Oct 13
  • Reading research reports and reviews
  • Chapter 7 (RR)
  • Chapter 11 (RR)
  • Chapter 13 (RR)
  • Quiz #8
    Discussion #6

    Reading Guide assignment due

     

    9

    Oct 20
  • Reading research reports and reviews
  • Chapter 7 (RR)
  • Chapter 11 (RR)
  • Chapter 13 (RR)
  • Quiz #9  

    10

    Oct 27
  • APA style mechanics
  • Chapter 3, Sections 3.01-3.04 (APA)
  • Chapter 4 (APA)
  • Chapter 5 (APA)
  • Quiz #10
    Discussion #7

    Thursday - Last Day to Drop course(s) with a grade of "Q" while remaining enrolled.  You cannot drop a single class after this date without withdrawing from ALL courses.

    11

    Nov 3
  • Crediting sources
  • Chapter 6, Sections 6.01-6.21 (APA)
  • Quiz #11
    Discussion #8

    Introduction/Review of Literature due

     

    12

    Nov 10
  • Writing guidelines
  • Chapter 3, Sections 3.05-3.22 (APA)
  • Quiz #12
    Discussion #9

     

    13

    Nov 17
  • Sources of credibility
  • Chapter 2 (RR)
  • Quiz #13

     

    14

    Nov 24
  • Publication process
  • Chapter 8 (APA)
  • Quiz #14
    Methods, Results, Discussion due

     

    15

    Dec 1
  • Abstracts
  • Chapter 2, Section 2.04 (APA)
  • Quiz #15
    Abstract due
    Tuesday - Last day to withdraw from all full-term courses.  You cannot drop a single class at this time without withdrawing from ALL courses.  Instructors are required to post grades for all students on the roster after this date.

    16

    Dec 8  

    THE END

    Discussion #10, ends Tuesday.
    Final Manuscript due Monday
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    Rev. December 10, 2014