GOALS OF SESSION Find high quality career resources Identify & find research articles in exercise science, kinesiology, PE
Using the web for career information First we will do an exercise which requires you to determine whether a website is trustworthy or not. You will go to 3 websites (all bookmarked on the iPad) Determine whether each is trustworthy or not. Be prepared to tell us why or why not.
Are these sites trustworthy? http://careerplanning.about.com/od/occupations/p/phys_therapist.htm http://www.bls.gov/oco/ocos080.htm http://answers.yahoo.com/question/index;_ylt=AhyYhN50j29TpdeuWnXlHIEjzKIX;_ylv=3?qid=20090809095020AAa0gvn
Who’s website is this & why should I trust it? Look at the domain to get an overall sense of what type of website it is:
CAREER WEBSITES COMPLETE QUESTION 1 ON THE ASSIGNMENT.
Using a career database-Career Cruising The library subscribes to a career database that: Helps you find a career based on interests, abilities, etc Helps you learn about the career including Core tasks and workplace descriptions Required education/training Earnings Interviews with people in that career
FINDING CAREER BOOKS Use the library catalog ( a special search engine) on the library’s website Complete question 3 on the assignment
RESEARCH DISSEMINATION IN EXERCISE SCIENCE Through publishing papers in scholarly journals Through presenting results at conferences Through publishing a book
SCHOLARLY JOURNALS Written for researchers and scholars in a specific field Primary purpose is to disseminate research results May also contain: News Editorials Review articles Job announcements Follow a regular and recurrent publication pattern (weekly, monthly, quarterly, etc)
PRIMARY RESEARCH ARTICLES Present the findings/results of a research study The authors of the article are the persons who conducted the research The article will include: why, how, what Typically published in scholarly journals An example
PEER REVIEW A process done by many scholarly journals Expert reviewers (peers) evaluate the article’s methodology, merit, and overall unique contribution to research in a specific discipline PRIOR to publication In the health sciences, peer review is almost universal when it comes to primary research published in the journal literature Why is this important?
SOME MAJOR JOURNALS RELATED TO EXERCISE SCIENCE… Journal of Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance (JOPHERD) Journal of Medicine & Science in Sports and Exercise Measurement in PhyEduc & Exercise Sci American Journal of Sports Medicine ACSM’s Health and Fitness Journal-a trade magazine
ARTICLE DATABASES Specialized search engines that find magazine, newspaper, and journal articles Available 24/7 thru SCC library webpage Medline, CINAHL, Academic Search Premier, Academic One File
LIBGUIDE Website created especially for this class: Go to http://library.scottsdalecc.edu Click on “Research Guides” tab Click on “Health” on left hand side Click on EXS 101-Goff OR go to http://library-guides.scottsdalecc.edu/exs101