Patricia Harkin

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    College: Liberal Arts and Sciences Department: Communication
    Secondary Department: English
    Title: Professor
    Office: 1152B BSB Phone: 413-5406
    Participating in the Chancellor’s Undergraduate Research Awards program: Yes

    Research Interest:
    I am looking for a student who can help me to assess a pilot class of the Intergroup Dialogue Program. As a member of the IDG Task Force, and the instructor of record on the pilot course (Comm 494) t be offered in spring 2011, I need a student who has knowledge of quantitative and qualitative assessment methods and data analysis.

    Minimum time commitment in hours per week: 2

    Qualifications of a Student:
    A social science major
    junior or senior status
    interest in diversity issues
    some coursework in empirical methods

    Brief Summary of what is expected from the student:
    1. data analysis
    2. development of questionnaire(s) to administer to students, 3. faculty and staff who have participated in the program
    research into previous assessments of courses in IGD at other institutions, particularly the University of Michigan

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