learning / mentoring / planning / reflecting / writing

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

conference / learning / mentoring / presenting / workshops / writing

Proposal Writing Workshop

Planning to apply to a conference? Come to Proposal Writing Workshop on Friday, February 21, 2014 from 5-7 pm in the Diversity Resource Center (WCG104). Amy Whitcomb (TLC) and Riki Thompson (MAIS) will guide you through the steps of putting together a 250 word conference proposal. –If you already have a draft, please bring a hard copy to work on … Continue reading