Journal Think about all that you have learned about the genre conventions of your field. Take a few minutes to make a list of the genre features that are common in your major. Think about things like evidence, arguments, structure of research, etc. List as many features as you can.
Structure of your final project Preliminary Genre Analysis (including introduction) Intro to annotated bib Line of Inquiry paper Paragraph describing your “gap” Final Project discussion. If you were to fill your “gap,” what would you do? Works Cited page (copy and paste the citations from your annotated bib)
Final ProjectIf you were to continue exploring the gap in your research, based on thearticles you’ve read in your field, what type of research would you need toinclude? Would you need human participants? Textual analysis? Whatwould be the best method for gathering this data?How would you need to organize and present your research? Useevidence from the genres you’ve analyzed. How much evidence would youneed to support your claims? How would you present this evidence?Who would you cite in your own article? As we’ve discussed in class, oftentimes researchers start their articles by providing an overview of thecurrent conversation. Who would you include in this overview, and why?How would you structure your own article in this field? What sectionswould you have? How would you organize them? Why would thisorganization be useful to you and your readers?
Guidelines Use evidence from your sources. Example: If I were to gather data on _____, I would conduct interviews with 50 participants. As I learned by reading the methodology from ___ and ____, this number of participants would allow my research to be credible in this community. ____ and ____ studied ____, but I’ll be focusing on _____.
Guidelines Last section of inquiry paper New heading: “The Gap,” “The Missing Piece,” “A New Perspective” Other possible headings: “Structure,” “Research Methods,” “Data Collection,” “Presenting Evidence” Think about what sections make sense for your own paper
Calendar Monday, July 23rd Inquiry papers due. Sign up for conferences. Tuesday, July 24th Conferences. No regular class meeting. Bring some progress on your final project to your conference. Wednesday, July 25th Conferences. No regular class meeting. Bring some progress on your final project to your conference. Thursday, July 26th Bring completed final project to class for peer-review. Monday, July 30th Submit final project to LiveText. Assign presentations and portfolio. Tuesday, July 31st Presentations in class. Work on portfolio. Wednesday, August 1st Presentations in class. Work on portfolio. Thursday, August 2nd Last class. Portfolio due. Presentations in class.
Conferences Tomorrow andWednesday No regular class meeting Work on the last portion of your project and bring what you have to the conference Be ready for peer-review on Thursday
What now? Write 1 paragraph/section of your final projectportion (right after your “gap” paragraph) and postto Facebook. I’ll stop us in a little while so that wecan talk.