Created by Angelique Louie
Introduction to Research
Introduction to types of research, including the basics of joint research with a faculty mentor. Self-assessments to identify areas of interest, priorities, and fit. Literature search and library skills used in early stages of research. Research safety, integrity, and intellectual property.
This course represents and exciting collaboration that crosses multiple UC campuses and your online instruction will include interviews with many faculty across these campuses. Your classmates will be students from UC campuses all over California! The aim of the course is to provide a broad overview about research so you can better understand how being enrolled in a the UC system can enable you to engage in cutting edge research, and how research experiences will position you to succeed in college and in your future career.
The course instructor(s) is available asynchronously in the forum area on the course website and by appointment through Skype. TAs will hold office hours online via AdobeConnect, which is a synchronous (real-time) chat room with audio and video. You can join the chat room at any point during the TA’s specified time window, ask your questions, and sign out. The instructor will post videos of these sessions so that other students can benefit from the discussion as well. An informational video about joining AdobeConnect will be available on the course site.
Registration opens: Feb. 22, 2018
Registration ends: April 1, 2018
First day of instruction: April 2, 2018
Last day of instruction: June 7, 2018
Please click here to download a syllabus for this course.
None. However, your campus may charge a fee to take the Meyers-Briggs Type Indicator personality test, which is required for activities in week 3 and 4.