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Advanced Sociological Research Methods - SOCY 561

Description

Description - Describes how students engage, what they do, reflecting the nature and depth of the program/experience.

Students apply knowledge in a real world context by studying a social phenomenon using scientific research methods and producing a research project that mirrors professional standards. Students gather primary data, present their work, get feedback, and reflect on the challenges of the research process in studying their question.
Term

Term - The semester in which the activity occurs

Spring 2020
Category

Category - Council for the Advancement of Standards in Higher Education (CAS) category with which this engagement activity is most closely aligned, from the perspective of the student in the activity.

Undergraduate Research Programsdefinition

Undergraduate Research Programs - The primary mission of Undergraduate Research Programs is to engage students in investigative and creative activity to experience firsthand the processes of scholarly exploration and discovery.

Campus Label

Campus Label - Type of purposeful activity, as defined across units

Undergraduate Research
Division

Division - University organization

Arts & Sciences
Department

Department - University organization

Sociology
Special Designation

Special Designation - Engagement has a special designation based on review of educational purpose and intentional design.

Experiential Learning Opportunity
GLD-Research
Course

Course - Course Prefix and Number associated with this program/experience, if any. See academic bulletin for course information.

SOCY 561
Time on Task

Time on Task - Amount of time that a student engages in this activity (including orientation/training, supervision/feedback, reflection on learning).

90 - 119 hours
Participation Entry

Participation Entry - Extent to which participation is restricted (e.g., minimum GPA, classification)

See Academic Bulletin for Course Prerequisites
Minimum Credit Hours

Minimum Credit Hours - Number of credit hours or years in college required to participate in this activity

See Academic Bulletin for Course Prerequisites
Minimum GPA

Minimum GPA - Minimum GPA required to participate in this activity

See Academic Bulletin for Course Prerequisites
Other Requirements

Other Requirements - Additional requirements to participate in this activity

See Academic Bulletin for Course Prerequisites
Expectations

Expectations - How expectations are communicated to students about how they will engage in this program

Group training / class session(s)
Training manual, syllabus or rubric
Active Learning

Active Learning - What students do; the nature or type of the engagement, that is expected to contribute to their learning

Researchdefinition

Research - Systematically explore issues, objects, or works through collection and analysis of evidence for informed conclusions or judgments


Knowledge/Skills

Knowledge/Skills - Knowledge applied and/or skills practiced by students as they engage in this activity

Inquiry and analysisdefinition

Inquiry and analysis - Systematically explore issues, objects or works through collection and analysis of evidence for informed conclusions or judgments; break complex topics or issues into parts for better understanding

Interacts With

Interacts With - With whom students directly interact, as they engage in this activity

Faculty member(s) on this campus
Diversity

Diversity - Extent to which student learning about diversity is included in program structure

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Feedback

Feedback - How and from whom students receive feedback on their engagement in this program

Group / class session with faculty member
Group / class session with graduate assistant
Reflection

Reflection - How, and with whom, students engage in reflection on their learning while engaged in this activity

Each student produces written reflection(s)
Group / class session(s) with faculty
Program Website

Program Website - For additional information, go to the unit website.

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Rubric

Rubric - Describes specific expectations for student involvement in the activity

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