Graduate School

The University of Mississippi

GRAD 600: Research Ethics

The Graduate School is excited to partner with the Office of Research and Sponsored Programs to offer GRAD 600: Research Ethics.

This course is designed to familiarize students with several issues related to the ethical conduct of scientific research.

Topics for the course will include regulations, research misconduct, protection of human subjects, welfare of laboratory animals, data management, and conflicts of interest. Other topics will also be appealing for graduate students, including mentor trainee responsibilities, collaborative research, and authorship. In addition, students will learn peer review, grants, and avoiding predatory journals.

The course will provide 8 hours of in-person ethics training required by NIH and NSF for those working on grants involving human participants.

1 Credit hour  

The course will be graded pass/fail.

Questions about the course content can be directed to Dr. Mary Jourdan (mkjourd1@olemiss.edu)

 

Grad 603: Graduate Student Teaching Practicum

This course is designed to provide graduate students with opportunities to apply instructional best practices within their discipline through applying pedagogical practice, theory, and principles to develop lesson plans, lead instructional activities, and evaluate mastery of material. Course enrollment is restricted to fully admitted degree-seeking graduate students. Individual sections may include additional restrictions. Regardless of section, the course requires demonstration of content knowledge within the discipline in which the graduate student will provide instruction. Course objectives will be met through supervised teaching experiences, teaching observations, supervised student formative evaluation, and supervisory meetings with course instructor. Specific sections can focus on the instruction of specific undergraduate courses within the discipline in which the graduate student is gaining experience with instruction.

3 Credit hours

Questions about the course content can be directed to gschool@olemiss.edu

 

Grad 604: Research Practicum

This course provides graduate students with individualized instruction to facilitate research skills through work on research projects under the supervision of the faculty member. Course enrollment is restricted to fully admitted degree-seeking graduate students.

3 Credit hours

Z grade

Questions about the course content can be directed to gschool@olemiss.edu