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    Welcome to brss spring 2010 grad Welcome to brss spring 2010 grad Presentation Transcript

    • Christine Gormont Senior System Manager
    • BRSS Supervisors
      • Senior System Manager
        • Christine Gormont
      • Junior System Manager
        • Austin Mifsud
      • Undergraduate Supervisors
        • Shant Demirjian
    • What is BRSS?
      • A supervisory system in Dr Malott’s Behavior Analysis Training System
        • We oversee all of the continuous quality improvement completed throughout the systems
        • We supervise UG Honors Theses and Grad R&D Projects
    • Within System Roles
      • 2 nd year  1 st year
        • Have them help you run the system
        • Assign tasks to undergraduates
      • 1 st year  Undergraduate students
        • Assign tasks to undergraduates (4 per week)
        • Revise undergraduate theses
        • Check tasks before BRSS supervisor checks them
    • BRSS Requirements
      • Attendance at weekly meetings (3-3:50)
      • Complete 4 hours of system work
      • Revisions of undergraduate theses
      • Computer Workshop (required first 2 weeks then optional for rest of semester)
      • BRSS CD
    • Deadlines
      • All tasks are due by BRSS on Friday (3pm)
      • Revisions for undergraduate writing assignments will be due at midnight on Tuesday (CC Austin)
      • Next weeks tasks must be assigned to undergrad by end of BRSS meeting (proof on TVF)
    • Things we cannot count as tasks
      • Anything that is not relevant to the system
      • NO EMAILS!
    • Proof of Tasks
      • Meeting Notes
      • Updating of materials
      • Grades/Graphs
      • Data Collection
    • Grading
      • Based on
        • Attendance
        • System Tasks (4 hours)
        • Revisions of UG writing assignments
        • Computer Workshop (if applicable)
        • Professionalism
          • Conflict resolution
          • Email policy
          • Being prepared for meetings
    • Other Policies…
        • Make-up tasks
          • After one week points CAN NOT be made up
          • In other words you must turn in your make-up tasks in the BRSS meeting following your absence
            • The current weeks BRSS tasks
            • The tasks that were not completed
            • PLUS…..two additional tasks
        • If a class is cancelled…Tasks are still due and should be e-mailed to the BRSS superviso r
      • Room Assignments will be e-mailed to you
    • Project Information
      • You will be required to perform systems tasks your entire 1 st and 2 nd year
      • If you find a relevant disconnect in your system you may fix it and write your R&D paper on it.
      • If you are just maintaining your system, you may choose to do your R&D paper on your OBM or Autism project
      • This is our new BRSS project swap program
      • You will be supervising an Honors UG during your 2 nd year on 1 of the 3 projects of your choosing
    • Traditional R&D Project
      • Supervise a UG your 1 st year
      • Fix a relevant disconnect within your system
        • Examples of relevant disconnects include…..
        • Non-relevant disconnects include
      • Write your R&D paper with a focus on your system & complete a ppt
      • You must still complete an Autism Project/Poster
      • You must still complete an OBM project paper & possibly a ppt.
    • Non-Traditional R&D Project
      • Choose to write your R&D paper and do a ppt on the OBM project or Autism project
      • You will still be required to supervise an UG for one of these projects
      • If you choose Autism project, you will do a ppt, paper, and poster. You will still write a small paper for both your System fixes and the OBM project-possible ppt for OBM
      • If you choose the OBM project, you will do ppt and paper. You will still do an Autism poster and small paper for system fixes
    • Everyone show proof of meeting with undergrads!