BI 306 Biological Literature
FA 2012 HO
Sampson, Andrea Dawn
B.S. in Biology, Park University (2009)M.S. in Biology, University of Nebraska (2011)M.Ed. in Adult Education, Park University (in progress
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WCT and 60 credit hours
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Learning Outcomes: Core Learning Outcomes
Scientific research paper dealing with a current topic of importance.
Assignment Issues1. Knowledge of types of literature2. Be able to do electronic and manual literature searches3. Produce an evaluative cohesive work4. Recognize and use proper presentation techniques5. Application of scientific writing style6. Correct usage of grammar
Link to Class RubricClass Assessment:
Assignments, quizzes, training modules, online discussion forum, poster project, and final research proposal.
Letter of application 25
Research topic brainstorming thread 10
Grammar quiz 30
There/Their/They’re homework 15
Active/Passive Voice homework 20
Annotated bibliography 50
IRB training module 20
Hypothesis assignment 10
Plagiarism quiz 20
Research Proposal 100
Outline (20 pts)
Draft (30 pts)
Completed proposal (50 pts)
Late Submission of Course Materials: Late work will not be accepted. All assignments must be turned in on time, and no make up quizzes will be given.
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BI/CH306 Schedule FA2012
Grammar review, resumes
Resumes, letter of application, research topic brainstorming thread
Grammar quiz, Curriculum Vitae
Review scientific method, hypotheses, IRB online training module
Writing research papers, works cited and citations, abstracts
Outlines and Annotated bibliography
Research proposal and poster instruction
Research proposal outline due
Poster printing, Research proposal draft due
Research proposal due
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Plagiarism:Plagiarism involves the use of quotations without quotation marks, the use of quotations without indication of the source, the use of another's idea without acknowledging the source, the submission of a paper, laboratory report, project, or class assignment (any portion of such) prepared by another person, or incorrect paraphrasing. from Park University 2011-2012 Undergraduate Catalog Page 95
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Last Updated:9/12/2012 10:06:53 AM