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Alumni Tips

Today we had our first alumni panel come to chat about their experiences in the MAIS program. Katy Anderson and Cesar Rangel shared challenges and tips! Common Difficulties Getting focused & getting the title IRB takes forever! Dealing with multiple languages When courses don’t connect with thesis Getting feedback from multiple reviewers (too many cooks … Continue reading

learning / reflecting / researching / writing

Revisiting TIAS 501 – Models of Critical Inquiry

What do you remember about 501?  8 steps of research Examine epistemology & ontology Knowledge claims, Theoretical Frameworks Method(ology) –> Tools to reach the goal Developing a research question Exercises Paradigm exercise Lit Review Group presentations by topic Research steps Thesis Analyzing Having people outside discipline go over your work Scholarly language “mad libs” Learning … Continue reading

planning

Thesis & Project Q&A

General questions for class What’s the Research Proposal? What’s the page range? 15-20 pg Template (Intro, Research Questions, Methods) Section lengths can vary It is a document to show (potential) committee members that you have a project that is original (that you are contributing to the conversation), and you are ready to do the research. Are … Continue reading