CHDV 290 (01)
Seminar in Culminating Experience

 

CHDV 292 (01)   
Seminar in Exam Option

 

Fall, 2013  - Sheri Hembree, Ph.D.

Dates:

Combined Course Schedule - 290/292

9/3  10/29
9/10  11/5
9/17  11/12
9/24  11/19
10/1  11/26
10/8  12/3
10/15  12/10
10/22

Other deadlines

 

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      Please note: This schedule is subject to change. Please check it regularly.  Updated 11/14/13

 

Date

 

Topics

290

292

Reading

Assignments due

Reading

Assignments due

 

 

 

9/3

 

 

 

CHDV 290 & 292 meet

Introduction – Purpose of course & overview of culminating experience 

- Thesis or project?

- Exam basics

 

 

Explore thesis/ project topics

Thesis/ project handbook

 

 

Exam handbook

 

                TOPIC CHDV 290 CHDV 292

 

 

 

9/10

 

 

CHDV 290 & 292 meet

Developing thesis,  project, and focal topic ideas

Library Research and evaluating sources 

(Meet in classroom first, then computer lab)  

 

 

 

Reading 1 

 

 

Brief description of research idea due in class

journal assignment #1

 

Reading 1

 

 

 

Brief description of focal topic idea due in class

Response Paper #1 due

                    TOPIC CHDV 290 CHDV 292

 

 

 

 

9/17

 

 

CHDV 290 & 292 meet

Writing in the discipline

 

APA style


Plagiarism and ethics

 

Revising and editing your  work

 

Reading 2a

Reading 2b 

Plagiarism web site

APA Manual Ch 2

Thesis/Project research/reading

 

 journal assignment #2

Article review  due

 

Plagiarism web site   

Reading 2a

Reading 2b 

APA Manual Ch 2

Focal Topic Reading

 

 

Response Paper #2 due

               TOPIC CHDV 290 CHDV 292

 

 

9/24

 

 

CHDV 290 (only)

The role of the Sponsor

Discussion of research and project ideas 

Writing a literature review

 

Thesis/ project reading 

Reading 3

Reading 3

Focal Topic Reading

Work on Annotated Bibliography/ Focal Topic Questions

Overview of critical reading practice

 

 

 

                      TOPIC CHDV 290 CHDV 292

 

 

10/1  

 

 

 

 

 

 

CHDV 292 (only)

Discuss focal topics

Essay Writing

The Exam Petition

General Organization/ Preparation Strategies for Written exams

 

 

 

 

Thesis/ project reading

 

journal assignment #4   

Explore exam reading list

 

Reading journal articles

Petition handout 

sample petition

 

 

Focal Topic Annotated Bibliography due

 

                  TOPIC CHDV 290 CHDV 292
 

 

10/8

 

 

 

CHDV 290 (only)

Structure of the  thesis/ project

Thesis/project format & University Requirements

Petitions – and starting (& finishing!) your thesis/project

 

 

Thesis/ project reading

Grad Studies Web page

  Petition handout

 

 

journal assignment #5 (sponsor interview I)

Journals due

Complete Thesis format workshop

 

Reading list section #1

 

 

Draft of Exam Petition due via email by 10/10

 

 

                 TOPIC CHDV 290 CHDV 292
 

 

10/15

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

CHDV 290 THESIS students (only)


Practical & methodological considerations

Human Subjects procedures

The results section

Drawing conclusions from your research

 

 

 

 

Read for (and Work on) Literature Review 

Thesis students:
Reading 5a
AND
Human subjects guidelines (web page)

 

CHDV 504 Reservation form due in department by 10/15 (for Spring enrollment)

Work on lit review

 journal assignment #6 

290 thesis students: complete Human subjects tutorial as guest

 

Reading list section #1

 

CHDV 505 Reservation form due in department by 10/15

 

                   TOPIC CHDV 290 CHDV 292

 

 

 

 

10/22

 

 

 

 

 

 

NO CLASS MEETINGS

 

 

Read for (and Work on) Literature Review 

 

Annotated bibliography and rough outline of lit review due via email

 

 

 

Reading list section #1

 

 

 

                    TOPIC CHDV 290 CHDV 292
 

 

10/29

 

 

 

 

 

CHDV 290 PROJECT students (only)

Developing project materials

Needs assessments and Project evaluation

Making recommendations based on your work

Disseminating/ implementing your project

 

 

Read for (and Work on) Literature Review 

Project students:
Reading 5b
and
Reading 5c

 

journal assignment #7 

 

Reading list section #2

 

 

Practice Essay #1 due via email

 

               TOPIC CHDV 290 CHDV 292

 

 

11/5

 

 

 

 

NO CLASS MEETINGS

Work on literature review (290) and reading list bibliography (292)

 

 

Read for (and Work on) Literature Review 

 

 

journal assignment # 8 

 

Reading list section #2

2nd draft of exam petition due via email

 

 

                 TOPIC CHDV 290 CHDV 292
 

 

11/12

 

 

 

 

NO CLASS MEETINGS

 

290 Individual Meetings with Instructor

 

Outline of Methodological Overview for thesis/project students due at meeting with instructor

 

 

Read for (and Work on) Literature Review 

 

 

Draft of Literature review due (via email)

 

 

Reading list section #2

 

Annotated Bibliography for Sections I and II due

 

 

            TOPIC CHDV 290 CHDV 292
 

 

 

11/19

 

 

 

 

 

CHDV 292 students (only)

Discussion of Reading list sections #1 and #2

 

 

 

 

 

Reading 6 

 

Outline of Methodological Overview due at Meeting with instructor

 journal assignment #9 (sponsor interview II)

 

 

Reading list section #3

 

Final Exam Petition due to department

                  TOPIC CHDV 290 CHDV 292
 

 

 

11/26

 

 

 

 

NO CLASS MEETINGS

 

290 Individual Meetings with Instructor

 

Outline of Methodological Overview for thesis/project students due at meeting with instructor

 

 

 

Outline of Methodological Overview due at Meeting with instructor

 

Journal assignment #10

 

 

 

Reading list section #3

 

Practice Essay #2 due

 

 

                   TOPIC CHDV 290 CHDV 292
12/3

 

 

 

CHDV 292 (only)

Reading list section #3 (Context and Development) discussion and practice essays

Receive and discuss exam questions

 

   

Draft of petition due for instructor review (via email

 

Reading list section #3

 

Annotated Bibliography for Section III due

               TOPIC CHDV 290 CHDV 292
12/10

CHDV 290 & 292 meet

Student Presentations

Student Panels

What’s next? Establishing support for finishing your thesis/project or exam  

 

 

Final Literature Review/ Methodological Overview due 

5-minute presentation due

Journals due

 

 

Practice Essay  #3 due via email

 

 

5 minute presentation due

 CHDV 290 – 2nd draft of petition due on Tuesday, December 17th via email or in instructor’s office 

Other Dates to Keep in Mind:

·         CHDV 504 (thesis/project) reservation forms for Fall, 2014 enrollment are due in the department office by March 15, 2014.

·         CHDV 505 Spring 2014 exam is scheduled over two days: Thursday, Feb 27th and Friday Feb 28th

 

 

 Send problems, comments or suggestions to: hembrees@csus.edu. Updated: August 20, 2013

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