Course Matrix

ModuleRead & Study ActivitiesAssignments
Week 1
Overview of APA, Styles, and Types of Literature
Weekly Overview (pdf)
(audio)
To Do” List
Syllabus (R)
Assignment Appendix (R)
Text: Rockinson-Szapkiw & Spaulding, Ch. 8 (R)
Text: APA manual (Rw)
Unit: An Overview of APA
APA Learning Guide (Rw)
APA Style Paper Sample (Rw)
Styles Document (Rw)
Microsoft Word Style Basics (Rw)
Unit:Types of Literature
Google+ Introductions (Due: Wednesday, 11:59 pm CST)
Google+ Introduction Responses (Due: Saturday, 11:59 pm CST
Week 2
Selecting a POP Topic & Searching the Literature
Weekly Overview (pdf)(audio)
“To Do” List
Unit: Selecting a Topic
Literature Search Document (Rw)
Text: Machi & McEvoy, Steps 1-4 (R)
Text: Mertler, Chapter 3 (R;optional)
Schedule an individual consultation with Gail Barton, the UM Library liaison to the COE
IDT Library Guide (Rw)
Google+ Topic Selection Initial (Due: Wednesday, 11:59 pm CST)
Google+ Topic Selection Responses (Due: Saturday, 11:59 pm CST)
Week 3
Evaluating Literature
Weekly Overview (pdf)
(audio)
"To Do” List
Text: Machi & McEvoy, Step 5 (R)
Text: Rockinson-Szapkiw & Spaulding, Ch. 12 (Cognitive and Metacognitive Strategies) (R)
Article Critique Grid (15 Resources) (Due: Saturday, 11:59 pm CST)
Week 4
Preparing a Topic Outline
Weekly Overview (pdf)
(audio)
"To Do” List
The 3 Sections of the Literature Review Unit
Using a Theoretical Framework for Academic Work Unit
Text: Machi & McEvoy, Step 6 (Task 1) (R)
Google+ Topic Outline Initial (Due: Wednesday, 11:59 pm CST)
Google+ Topic Outline Responses (Due: Saturday, 11:59 pm CST)
Week 5
Writing the First Draft
Weekly Overview (pdf) (audio)
"To Do" List
Text: Rockinson-Szapkiw & Spaulding, Ch. 13 (Literature Review) (R)
Text: Machi & McEvoy, Step 6 (Task 2) (R)
Peer Review: Draft Submitted to Peer (Due: Saturday, 11:59 pm CST)
Week 6
Revising and Refining the Draft
Weekly Overview (pdf) (audio)
“To Do” List
Text: Machi & McEvoy, Step 6 (Task 2) (Rw)Peer Review: Review Submitted to Peer (Due: Wednesday, 11:59 pm CST)
Literature Review (Due: Saturday, 11:59 pm CST)
Week 7
Professional Membership & Contribution
Weekly Overview (pdf)
(audio)
"To Do” List
Disseminating Your Scholarly Work Unit
UofM Career Service Resources (Rw)
Professional Contribution (Due: Friday, 11:59 pm CST)
Professional Organization Proof of Membership (Due: Friday, 11:59 pm CST)

*It is recommended that read and study activities are completed in the order listed.  Note: R = Read; Rw = Review

*All assignment instructions can be found in the Assignment Appendix. All Assignments are submitted in eCourseware and Google Drive, unless an alternative location is specified.

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