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EPSY 5990: Supervised Research and Program Evaluation

Useful library information for EPSY 5990, Supervised Research and Program Evaluation

Required Readings for EPSY 5990

Module 1 (8 Articles, 2 Documents)
1.    Betts, J. (n.d.) What is a professional biography?  Links to an external site.
2.    Garza, K. (2020). 4 times you'll have to write your own professional bio - And how to do it right.  Links to an external site.
3.    Griffin, K. (2013). How to write a professional bio.  Links to an external site.
4.    Sony, R. (2022). Don’t waste time! Facts to learn to write the best professional bio.  Links to an external site.loginradius Blog.
5.    Strehlow, R. (2020, July 20). How to write a professional bio, with examples and templates. Links to an external site. Links to an external site.WIX Blog.
6.    The University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth. (n.d.). Creating a CV. Links to an external site.
7.    The Writing Center University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. (n.d.). Curricula vitae (CVs) versus resumes. Links to an external site.
8.    Sundberg, J. (2020). CV vs. resume: The difference and when to use which.  Links to an external site.
9.    Curriculum Vitae Tips and Samples.pdf Download Curriculum Vitae Tips and Samples.pdf
10.    How to construct each section of your resume.docx

Module 2 (6 Articles)
1.    Andrew. (2016, September 21). What has happened down here is the winds have changed.  Links to an external site.Statistical Modeling, Causal Inference, and Social Science.
2.    Funder, D. C., & Ozer, D. J. (2019). Evaluating effect size in psychological research: Sense and nonsense. Links to an external site.Advances in Methods and Practices in Psychological Science, 2(2), 156-168.
3.    Gigerenzer, G., Gaissmaier, W., Kurz-Mileke, E., Schwartz, L. M., & Woloshin, S. (2007). Helping doctors and patients make sense of health statistics. Links to an external site.Psychological Science in the Public Interest, 8(2), 53-96.
4.    Resnick, B. (2017). What a nerdy debate about p-values shows about science—and how to fix it. Links to an external site.
5.    Simmons, J. (2016, September 30). What I want our field to prioritize.  Links to an external site.
6.    Simmons, J. P., Nelson, L. D., & Simonsohn, U. (2011). False-positive psychology: Undisclosed flexibility in data collected and analysis allows presenting anything as significant. Links to an external site.Psychological Science 22(11), 1359-1366.

Module 3 (5 Articles, 1 Website)

1.    Angrist, J. D., & Pischke, J. (2010). The credibility revolution in empirical economics: How better research design is taking the con out of econometrics. Links to an external site.Journal of Economic Perspectives, 24(2), 3-30.
2.    John, L. K., Lowenstein, G., & Prelec, D. (2012). Measuring the prevalence of questionable research practices with incentives for truth telling. Links to an external site.Psychological Science, 23(5), 524-532.
3.    Makel, M. C., & Plucker, J. A. (2015). An introduction to replication research in gifted education: Shiny and new is not the same as useful. Links to an external site.Gifted Child Quarterly, 59(3), 157-164.
4.    Smith, K. N., Makel, M. C., & Plucker, J. (2019, January 25). Improving research in educational psychology, psychology, and the social sciences.  Links to an external site.PsyArXiv.
5.    Vazire, S. (2018). Implications of the credibility revolution for productivity, creativity, and progress. Links to an external site.Perspectives on Psychological Science, 13(4), 411-417.
6.    Critically analyzing information sources: Critical appraisal and analysis. Links to an external site.Cornell University Library.

Module 4 (1 Article, 1 Video): 

1.    Cunningham, M. (2020). Choosing and narrowing a topic to write about (for research papers).  Links to an external site.
2.    Video: Picking Your Topic IS Research! Links to an external site.(YouTube)

Module 5 (3 Articles):
1.    Luse, A., Mennecke, B., & Townsend, A. (2012). Selecting a research topic: A framework for doctoral students. Links to an external site. International Journal of Doctoral Studies , 7 , 143–152.
2.    IOE Writing Centre (n.d.). Critical reading questions. Links to an external site.
3.    IOE Writing Centre (n.d.). Writing a critique.  Links to an external site.

Module 6 and 7 [same materials] (1 Document, 4 Articles, and 2 Websites)

1.    Review this graphic organizer with guiding questions  Links to an external site.presented by The Learning Centre.
2.    Critical analysis.  Links to an external site.
3.    Skene, A. (n.d.). Writing a critical review. Links to an external site.The Writing Centre, University of Toronto at Scarborough.
4.    Structure of a critical review. Links to an external site.
5.    Writing critical analysis papers.  Links to an external site.
6.    Scholarly Writing GuideLinks to an external site.
7.    The students in the Office of Research and Consulting Links to an external site.(ORC) can be a great resource! If you need assistance in understanding and critically analyzing the research methods or statistical analysis used in the literature you have chosen, consider making an appointment with the ORC. 

Module 8: (3 articles, 1 book chapter)

1.    Caetano, A. (2015). Defining personal reflexivity: A critical reading of Archer’s approach.  Links to an external site.European Journal of Social Theory, 18(1), 60-75.
2.    Finlay, L. (2002). “Outing” the researcher: The provenance, process, and practice of reflexivity. Links to an external site. Qualitative Health Research, 12(4), 531-545.
3.    *The following reference, Fook (2015), is a book chapter. The link should take you to the e-book, which is accessible through the UNT library. You should be able to download a PDF of the chapter through the e-book website. Let me know if you have any trouble! 
4.    Fook, J. (2015). Reflective practice and critical reflection. Links to an external site.In J. Lishman (Ed.). Handbook for practice learning in social work and social care (3rd ed.), pp. 440-454. Jessica Kingsley Publishers.
5.    Salzman, P. C. (2002). On reflexivity.  Links to an external site.American Anthropologist, 104(3), 805-811.

Module 9: 4 articles

1.    Adams, M. (2006). Hybridizing habitus and reflexivity: Towards an understanding of contemporary identity? Links to an external site.Sociology, 40(3), 511-528.
2.    Berger, R. (2015). Now I see it, now I don’t: Researcher’s position and reflexivity in qualitative research Links to an external site.. Qualitative Research, 15(2), 219-234.
3.    Lunn Brownlee, J., Ferguson, L. E., & Ryan, M. (2017). Changing teachers' epistemic cognition: A new conceptual framework for epistemic reflexivity. Links to an external site. Educational Psychologist, 52(4), 242-252.
4.    Weinstock, M., Kienhues, D., Feucht, F. C., & Ryan, M. (2017). Informed reflexivity: Enacting epistemic virtue. Links to an external site. Educational Psychologist, 52(4), 284-298.

1.    The following article, Archer (2010), can serve as a supplement to Adams (2006). The article is good, but very long. If you enjoyed Adams (2006), you might scan through this article!
Archer, M. S. (2010). Routine, reflexivity, and realism.  Links to an external site.Sociological Theory, 28(3), 272-303.
2.    If you are interested in reading more about reflexivity in teachers and teacher education, Ryan and Bourke (2013) have an interesting perspective. 
Ryan, M., & Bourke, T. (2013). The teacher as reflexive professional: Making visible the excluded discourse in teacher standards. Links to an external site. Discourse: Studies in the Cultural Politics of Education, 34(3), 411-423.

Module 10 and 11 (4 articles, 4 documents):

1.    Dubnewick, M., Clandinin, D. J., Lessard, S., & McHugh, T. L. (2018). The centrality of reflexivity through narrative beginnings: towards living reconciliation. Links to an external site. Qualitative Inquiry, 24(6), 413-420.
2.    The following article, Hickson (2011), is not available through the UNT library. The link above takes you to Dr. Hickson's ResearchGate page, where you can download a copy of the article for free. 
3.    Hickson, H. (2011). Critical reflection: Reflecting on learning to be reflective.  Links to an external site.Reflective Practice, 12(6), 829-839.
4.    Holmes, M. (2010). The emotionalization of reflexivity. Links to an external site. Sociology, 44(1), 139-154.
5.    van Draanen, J. (2017). Introducing reflexivity to evaluation practice: An in-depth case study.  Links to an external site.American Journal of Evaluation, 38(3), 360-375.

Module 12: 3 Websites

1.    Look through some of the resources provided by the UNT Career Center Links to an external site.. There are articles on building CVs and resumes, cover letters, and talking with prospective employers. 
2.    Read through some of the resources APA - Careers in Psychology Links to an external site.has available. Their resources are grouped by career stage and type of career. Some resources are focused on clinical psychology, but others are very helpful. 
3.    Scroll through APA - Educational Psychology Applied  Links to an external site.and browse the resources under the "For Teachers" and "For Counselors" tabs. 

Module 13:  4 articles, 2 documents

-    Same as Module 1

Module 14 (Choose 2 articles)

1.    Barron, K. E., & Harackiewicz, J. M. (2001).Achievement goals and optimal motivation: Testing multiple goal models.  Links to an external site.Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 80(5), 706.
2.    Creed, P. A., & Hennessy, D. A. (2016). Evaluation of a goal orientation model of vocational identity. Links to an external site. The Career Development Quarterly, 64(4), 345-359.
3.    Kelly, R. E., Mansell, W., & Wood, A. M. (2015). Goal conflict and well-being: A review and hierarchical model of goal conflict, ambivalence, self-discrepancy and self-concordance. Links to an external site. Personality and Individual Differences, 85, 212-229.
4.    Melloy, R. C., Liu, S., Grandey, A. A., & Shi, J. (2018). Overcoming emotional and attentional obstacles: A dynamic multi-level model of goal maintenance for job seekers.  Links to an external site. Journal of Vocational Behavior, 108, 92-107.
5.    Ntoumanis, N., & Sedikides, C. (2018). Holding on to the goal or letting it go and moving on? A tripartite model of goal striving. Links to an external site. Current Directions in Psychological Science, 27(5), 363-368.

Modules 15 and 16
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