Psychology 741

Fall 2011

 
    HOME   |  
 
 
Schedule of Topics and Assignments

The schedule belowwill provide a general timeline for topics, readings and exams for PSYC 741. Some adjustments to the timing of the topics and assignments may be made over the course of the semester; you will be notified of those changes in class and through updates of this page.  

Registrar's Calendar for Fall 2011


August

 

Topic


Readings

 

Assignments


Relevant Links
23

 

 

   
30

Introduction

The Compleat Academic:  Ch. 1; How to Do Research: A Psychologist's Guide: Ch. 1

   

September
 
     
6

Doing Research

 

   
13

Writing; CV Comments; Proposal Topics

How to Do Research: A Psychologist's Guide
Chs. 2 & 7

Topic Ideas for Proposal; Forum Comments on Assigned Readings

 
20

Applying for Grants; Professional Presentation

Sternberg (1993); Bem (2002); Roediger (2007);
Comments on CVs ;Forum Comments on Assigned Readings  
27

First Position after Graduate School Professional Presentation
CVs, Web Pages and Statements

The Compleat Academic:  Chs. 2 & 3

Final CV Due; NIH or NSF - find examples funded in your area; Rewrite assignment; Forum Comments on Assigned Readings  

October
 
     
4

Professional Presentation
Interviews, CVs, Web Pages and Statements

First Draft of Research Statements Due; Forum Comments on Assigned Readings

APA Career Growth

CASL

11

Proposals & Funding; Describing Teaching

AAAS Reports

Proposal Topic Due;  
18

Proposals & Funding

NIH & NSF
First Draft of Teaching Statements Due; Comments on Research Statements  
25

Proposals & Funding

Institutional Issues (Indirect Costs)

Final Research Statements Due; Comments on Teaching Statements

 

November
       
1

Being a Professor:
Web Page Intro

AAUP: Economic Status of the Profession
AAUP: Non-Tenure Track Faculty

Survey of Web Pages; Final Teaching Statements Due  
8

Being a Professor;
Web Page Tools

AAUP: Academic Freedom & Tenure


First Draft of Proposal Due
 
15

Professional Presentation

AAUP: Contingent Faculty Feedback on Proposal Drafts  
22
       
29
Being a Professor

Grafton, Anthony Britain: The Disgrace of the Universities Head, Simon The Grim Threat to British Universities Judt, Tony Meritocrats; Judt, Tony America, My New-Found Land

Five-Minute Research Descriptions; First Draft Web Pages; Mock Reviews

 

December
       
6

Proposals

  Five-Minute Research Descriptions II;
Second Draft Web Pages; FInal Research Proposal