Psychology 1000 SONA Presentation

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Psychology 1000 Research
Requirement
COORDINATOR:
KATELYNN BOURASSA
([email protected])
REQUIREMENTS
 Complete 6 hours of research credit
 Options:
 Study
Participation
 Pretest
Survey
 Quizzes
 1 Credit = 1 Hour Participation/1 Quiz
WHY RESEARCH?
 Not typical extra-credit busy work
 Actual studies that are published and contribute to
the field
 Brings in funding to UW which helps lower tuition
fees
SONA ACCOUNT
 Create a personal account
 Online
http://uwyo.sona-systems.com
 User ID (email confirmation)
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Smartphone App
Search for “SONA Systems”
 Available for iOS and Android operating systems
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 In SONA:
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Search for studies
Register for studies
Cancel appointments
Check credits earned
SONA WEBSITE
http://www.uwyo.edu/psychology/research-participation-for-students/
SONA
SONA
SONA
OPTION 1: STUDY PARTICIPATION
 SONA manages details
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E-mail reminders, receipts, etc.
 You must be 17 years or older to participate
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Email Katelynn if under age 17
If you sign up for a study, you must show up or
cancel your spot!
 Please cancel through SONA at least 24 hours in advance
 Failure to cancel a minimum of 1 hour in advance results in one
“strike”
 “3 strikes and you’re out”
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No longer able to earn credit through “Study Participation Option”
STUDY PARTICIPATION: PRETEST SURVEY
8:00am Monday, September 14th to
9:00pm Sunday, September 27th
Pretest is only available for 2 weeks
 You will receive ONE credit hour for completing the
pretest
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You will NOT be eligible for MOST studies if you do not
complete it during the week it is available
 If you miss the pretest, you may still qualify for a reduced
number of studies
OPTION 2: QUIZZES
 Six quizzes offered
 Email Katelynn prior to quiz date to sign up
 Based on research articles:
o
Psychology Dept. web page
o
“Research Participation for Students” link
http://www.uwyo.edu/psychology/research-participation-for-students/
 Must read the articles ahead of time
 Quizzes will not be available after dates listed
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May be taken early
QUIZ SCHEDULE
 Tuesdays at 12:30pm in Biological Sciences 310
DATE
TIME
September 29
12:30pm
October 13
12:30pm
October 27
12:30pm
November 10
12:30pm
November 24
12:30pm
December 8
12:30pm
DEADLINES AND QUESTIONS
Last day to participate in research:
Friday, December 11th
 Participate early!
 Questions about a specific study should go to the researcher
in charge.
 Contact Katelynn Bourassa with general questions
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Email: [email protected]
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Office hours: Tuesdays from 9:30am-11:30am in BS 102.
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