Participate in a study of student experiences as both a researcher and subject of research.
Change your experiences of college by investigating them!
Contribute to knowledge about student-school relationships while developing skills in designing and carrying out research, observing, interviewing, analyzing data, communicating in multi-media formats, thinking critically, collaborating, and presenting your work.
Student Researchers will be both the "subjects" of research designed by the professor and the "researchers" in a study designed by the group.
For information about other research groups and the opportunity to get credit for research is available here: https://lagcc-cuny.digication.com/psychology_club/Research_Groups
- Willingness to be a participant-researcher in a cross-
sequential participatory action-research study of
- Ability to initiate activity and manage time (or
willingness to work on this with a little support)
- Eagerness to experience learning and development in a
collective and egalitarian environment
- To work 6-8 hours per week on projects
- To explore student-school relationships and related
theory and research
- To experience all stages of research
- To explore academic culture
- To expand professional and personal identities
- To create meaningful relationships in an academic
- Maintaining a journal
- Video work
- Planning and conducting observations, interviews, and
- Literature review and writing about the project
- Multiple forms of data analysis
- Weekly meetings
- Conference presentations
- A supportive community
- An opportunity to use classroom knowledge in the
exploration and research of a personally relevant topic
- Students are invited to contact Prof. Lara Beaty at
email@example.com to discuss partipation.
- Students are asked to agree to be "studied" but may
choose to withdraw from the study at any time.
- In addition to the meetings, students will be asked to:
complete practice interviews and observations, read
relevant scholarly material, learn to code and complete
statistical analysis, and a variety of other research
-To become a full member of the group, students must:
>communicate resposibly with the group
More than one project may be undertaken simiulataneously.
Applications are required more as a way of gathering basic information than as a screening tool, but if you are interested please download and complete the form here.
Meetings for Year 6: 2016-2017
Group members are expected to commit to ONE meeting a week.
Potential weekly meetings for the 2016-2017 schedule are as follows:
An all day retreat (12-7) is tentatively scheduled for
Friday, January 13, 2017. We will also meet one day a week
Spring 1 (tentatively):
Note that the schedule will change if the group as a whole decides, but please plan accordingly.
All inquiries can be sent to Prof. Lara Beaty at firstname.lastname@example.org.
* The CITI Training is an internet based ethics training program that CUNY subscribes to. Information and a link can be found here: http://www.cuny.edu/research/compliance/training-education/citi-training.html
Register as a student of the City University of New York, and provide an electronic version (pdf or other form) of the completion certificate, which is necessary for IRB applications.