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Glit6756 consumers sem2

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    • +GCRD 6353:Research Seminarin CurriculumStudiesBecoming Critically Informed Consumers of PeerReviewed Published Research
    • +Where are you currently at?
    • +Final write-up: Hints and tips Remember to establish the context ofyour discussion (you have to write asthough the reader does not have thetarget article in front of them) Focus on the most salient things (don’tcover everything in the template) The write-up requires reading beyondyour focus article; be sure to signal thisextra reading in your paper
    • +Final write-up: Hints and tips Tenor of paper is academic; includespaying attention to in-text citation andAPA referencing conventions, andbibliographic conventions etc. Include sub-headings to help structureyour paper effectively Leave time for your group to work on thefull draft--your paper should have one“voice”
    • +Some pitfalls to avoid Not reading enough beyond the focus article Re-description alone; must include analysis andevaluation Not discussing things enough Treating your paper as a question-response type of text Being too literary (e.g., avoid including life narratives foreach focus article author). Treating limitations as grounds for the dismissal of astudy
    • +Two samples….
    • +The presentation itself Aim at 30 min of talk and leave10 min for discussion; besure to generate provocative questions for your audience Bring your PowerPoint presentation on a thumb/flash/jumpdrive (along with back-up copies) Presentation should focus on your critique and evaluationof the research design of the study, not on re-describing thestudy Address the 3-4 most interesting things you found in yourcritique—don’t take everyone through your entire paper Not everyone has to speak, but everyone must be involvedin designing the final presentation
    • +Recap on final assignmentcomponents to be submitted byor at the final session A digital copy of your final paper;including all group members’names and email addresses; emailit to me: c.lankshear@yahoo.com A digital copy of your PPTpresentation
    • +A “good” powerpoint… Has on average only 4 points per slide Summarizes key points being made Doesn’t include big chunks of text Isn’t read from the screen Makes use of good contrastingcolours Doesn’t have gratuitous images,video clips or sounds
    • +Course websitehttps://sites.google.com/site/ourmsvupages/summer1-2013There are 3 exemplars of typical finalpapers posted here.