The end is near!• Blakeslee & Fleischer• Peer review wrap-up• A word about the ﬁnal and calendar• Evaluations
Blakeslee & Fleischer• “Shifting from writing to explore to writing to present:” Good points, but the border between the two is leaky• A lot of the writing advice here are things we’ve covered already...• “Selecting Your Audience,” “Determining Your Purpose,” and “Considering and Selecting a Genre” are all intertwined, IMO
Blakeslee & Fleischer• I usually ask students to ﬁnd an example of their genre or info about journals where they’d ideally publish their project• “Choosing the right genre..depends...” And remember, your MA project ≠your “last chance” at research!• Positioning yourself as an author is subtle and a little more than “voice”• Cool story about “student who researched Nobel prize speeches
Blakeslee & Fleischer• You want to persuade your audience with an argument/point (or maybe that’s obvious)• Story telling is useful for qualitative research, but potentially tricky ethically• Letting it sit is indeed ideal• (And don’t forget to be ethical researchers!)
The Final and Calendar• The Final: • Take-home • Distributed 12/8, due 12/15 (electronically) • 20% of the grade • (Probably) two questions, one of which will involve some more reading • (Probably) a total of 2,000 words (or less) • “Opportunity for success”
The Final and Calendar• The Calendar: • Your Project Portfolio Due by class time on 12/8 (And it needs to be the Google Doc for peer review, too). • Third progress report, due by class time on 12/8 • Posters and presentations in class, 12/8 • Introduce ﬁnal, 12/8 • Final due (and the “end of time”), 12/15
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