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Research analysis 2: general feedback

OK, here are some general points about your RA 2 assignment. You’re doing OK, so keep at it. Semi-colons. Don’t use the semi-colon unless you know how it works. Just don’t, OK? Develop your points. Don’t just ‘hit and run’, … Continue reading

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Proposal: Extension to due dates

I’m thinking that it would help you all if you had an extra couple of days to work on your next assignment. (I’m also hoping that you’ll take on board the feedback I give you and then integrate what you’ve … Continue reading

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You are not the only one: general assignment feedback

Sorry for the length of this post, but here are some general observations I made about the Research Analysis 1 assignment. Hope you find this useful. Any questions, feel free to post a comment. Understanding of issues Most of you … Continue reading

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Assignment declarations

Some of you still need to fill out the assignment declaration for Research Analysis 1. Please do it ASAP in LearnOnline or else you won’t be on Santa’s list this year. Troy James Jordan F Tim H Juvette Kate M … Continue reading

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Tip: Avoiding plagiarism

I’ve looked at a  number of your research journals and already I’m seeing entries that could be classed as having been plagiarised, i.e., you have not cited your sources correctly; you have not used quote marks and page numbers to … Continue reading

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Tip: Writing a conclusion

Just as there are ‘moves’ to an introduction, so are there ‘moves’ to a conclusion: Make a generalisation about what you’ve just written or presented Draw out any implications Point to directions for future research or study Here’s an example … Continue reading

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Research analysis: Examples with comments

Here are some model research analyses (with commentary) for you to look at — one from Louise and one from Amy in the graduate group. They are each a little different, but both demonstrate exactly what I am looking for, … Continue reading

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