Humboldt State University ® Department of Chemistry

Richard A. Paselk

Nursing 495
Introduction to Research &
Scholarship for Professional
Nursing Practice

T 1000-12:50, GH 124

Tentative Lecture Schedule - Fall 2009

Office: SA560a & GH 122c
Office Hours: MW 1400-1450 (SA 560a); TR 1500-1550 (GH 122)
Phone: x 5719 & x 5136
Home: 822-1116
e-mail: rap1@humboldt.edu

Syllabus: See Fundamentals of Chemistry on my Web Page (http://www.humboldt.edu/~rap1)

 

Week

Date

Topic*

Reading

1 8/24-28 Introduction; Why research? What is Nursing Research? Chap. 1
2 8/31-9/4 Introduction to Quantitative research - Class notes/discussion Chap. 2
3 9/7-11

Labor Day Holiday, Monday, 7 September

Statistics Review

Chap. 12
4 9/14-18

Introduction to Quantitative research, cont.

Download and read Olney (2005) and McCarthy et.al. (1997) for discussion. See Finding on-line Journal... on Moodle

Last day to drop without a grade (see Syllabus)

Chap. 2
5 9/21-25

Library and Information Resources (Sharon Chadwick)

Read Strategic Reading... Article on Moodle

 
6 9/28-10/2 Introduction to Qualitative research Chap. 3
7 10/5-9

Tuesday Lecture Cancelled! Instructor Furlough Day

 

8
10/12-16 Theory and Research Chap. 6
9 10/19-23

Ethics and Research

Chap. 7

10 10/26-30 Research Design Chap. 8
11 11/2-6 Outcomes Research Chap. 9
12 11/9-13

Tuesday Lecture Cancelled! Instructor Furlough Day

 
Veteran's Day, Wed., 11 November - Campus CLOSED
13 11/16-20 Samples vs. Populations Chap. 10
14 11/23-27

Thanksgiving Holiday

 
15 11/30-12/4 Measurement & Data Collection Chap. 11
16 12/7-11

Critiquing Research/Evidence Based Practice.

Chap. 13, 14
17 12/14-18

Final Exam: Tuesday 15 December 1020-1210

Chap. 1-14

* The topics may change as we work our way through this course, so you should monitor this schedule carefully.

© R A Paselk

Last modified 14 September 2009