February 16 Class


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February 16 Class

  1. 1. February 16, 2010<br />Curriculum 911<br />
  2. 2. Lesson of Keywords<br />Paper needs a centre of gravity <br />There needs to be a well-defined argument—what are you positing and demonstrating?<br />Strong presence of an author<br />Dialogue with other sources—quote sparingly by paraphrase and attribute more<br />Use correct style conventions<br />Read aloud and proofread<br />
  3. 3. Creative Analytical Processes<br />Substantive Contribution: Does this piece contribute to our understanding of phenomenon?<br />Aesthetic Merit: Does this piece demonstrate the aesthetic qualities of the form? Is there interpretative space for the reader?<br />Reflexivity: Is the author’s subjectivity both producer and product of the text? Is there a level of self-awareness?<br />Impact: Does the piece impact the reader emotionally and intellectually?<br />
  4. 4. Dimensions of the Presentation<br />Give colleagues a sense of the central arguments of the book<br />Relate the theoretical ideas to your own work and obsessions<br />Engage your colleagues in the ideas<br />