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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

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Conference Proposal Workshop

MAIS is participating in the Graduate Liberal Arts Studies Symposium for the first time this summer. To provide students support, MAIS & TLC joined forces to teach students the skill of conference proposal writing. Riki Thompson, the Graduate Program Coordinator, kicked off the event with some background on academic conferences in general and specifically the … Continue reading

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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

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(CFP) Call for proposals – Graduate Liberal Studies

Calling all MAIS Grad Students!  You are invited to present your research at the Graduate Liberal Studies Joint Symposium in Los Angeles, CA at Mount St. Marys College from June 20-22, 2014. Check out the website from the 2013 symposium to see the past schedule of proposal topics and presentation papers. Read a blog post about the experience … Continue reading