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Lecture 15

AST-A 107 Lecture 15: Tips for summarizing wilhoit notes
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Department
Astronomy
Course
AST-A 107
Professor
Pilachowski
Semester
Spring

Description
Tips for summarizingwilhoit notes Do not merely copypaste from text Paraphrasing: putting authors words in your own Dont criticize or give your own opinion of what they are saying Leave out unimportant details Criticism your own spin does not convey the authors message Be brief Use attributive tags Needs to be clear to someone who hasnt read the text Informative vs explanatory summary Informative: Direct facts and main ideas Shorter than explanatory Explanatory: what we are doing Refers to the author devor argues devor believes Gives structure to the text Gives us the authors stancebelief What goes into a summary: Introducing the topic: authors first and last name, name of article and their thesis Supporting evidence
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