Week 1 – Initial Orientation

Monday, May 16
UNAVCO Classroom

Rhetorical focus:
Overview of summer writing workshop activities; the conversational metaphor; getting started: developing a work plan and drafting a prospectus/mini-lit-review.

Handouts to be discussed on May 16
Due dates

Due Thursday, June 2 by noon:

  • Develop a tentative project work plan (1 page) with your research mentor
  • Write a short prospectus of your research project, that also incorporates reference to 2-4 articles or background readings (total of about 3 double-spaced pages).
  • Send both documents to RESESS2016gmail.com

Due Friday, June 3 at Writing Workshop:

  • Read and comment on prospectus/mini-lit-review drafts and work plan drafts from your peer review group
  • Read chapter 10 in Hofmann, Scientific Writing and Communication, on introductions to articles