Seth Ward: Term Project Page
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FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions)
How to do a research paper.
This is a general introduction, based on a popular guide used in college writing courses, with some of my own ideas.
ONLINE UW Courseware HELP (eCampus and eCompanion): setups and problems
Some comments on references, academic integrity etc.
Religious Studies Goals with comments
2. Research Preparation Exercise
b. Simple Steps for Research Preparation Exercise
c. Bibliography exercise: http://www.uwyo.edu/sward/termproject/Annotated%20Bibliography%20Exercise.htm
d. Research Progress Report (an expansion of the Research Preparation Exercise): http://www.uwyo.edu/sward/termproject/project%20research%20progress%20report.htm
Primary Sources: 5 C’s exercise.
Primary Sources: 51 Questions about Documents
Secondary Sources: K.I.S.S.
Very Short Research Project (VSRP)
Research Goals and tools, “Research Checklist”
Classroom Discussion Exercise: “Five Points”.
4. Peer Review: Worksheet and Questionnaire Rubric
Paper Peer Review Sheet http://uwyo.edu/sward/termproject/paper%20peer%20review%20sheet.docx
Paper posting, oral presentation and comments: Paper presentation
Peer review of papers after submitted to the course: Peer Assessment exercise.
5. Getting Started: a Project Form
6. Field Experience: Suggestions for a self-guided field trip.
7. Book Reviews:
9. Overview for a typical class term project exercise with initial idea, research preparation exercise and peer review