Psych 300w Tutorial Sept 26 2013
Extent of research
Quality – Thesis is it simple or challenging?
Reasoning process – why is this the thing you chose?
What is happening in light of a perspective in psychology?
What was the central claim they were making?
Hypothesis? ; a claim.
Previews main ideas
Identifies a defensible goal
Only in argumentative papers
*debatable * claim * debate
Whats the paragraph about ? Introduces a section of the paper.
Not Necessarily first line, near start.. what is the change of thinking you hope to offer to
Change in function of section
Clear and concise
Counter arguments on the table where do we go next, how do we weigh these perspectives now where do
we go.. is there something new? Context is there diff situations in which they both exist? How do we work
with these views together?
Evidence or Logic.. why does it make sense to you?
Doesn’t have to be complete answer can we at least figure out what the Q’s are and what we have to do to
Can you show the reader the steps they would have to go through to change their minds? What do the
papers have to say about our perspective?
Evidence for their perspective?
If we have this conflict or ambiguity which way forward exists. If we have a solution why is it justified?
Can you examine your thought and show how you arrived at the thought and why you continue to hold that
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