Impact of Social Sciences – Academic tweeting: finding the appropriate tweeting style for your project

http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/impactofsocialsciences/2011/10/04/academic-tweeting-styles/

How to use Twitter for your Research Project

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TedX Video

Make up activity for film showing
▶Title of the Video

▶Date of the Talk

▶Name of the Speaker

▶Background of the Speaker
•What does he/she do?
•Specific field of expertise (you may search the net to get the speaker’s background)
•From what institution does the speaker come from                     
•Length of time that the speaker has worked on that topic or field

Why did you choose this topic?

What made you interested in it?

Main points of the Video and discuss each one of them

How did the speaker come up
with his conclusions?

What did he/she do?

Give 2 questions that came to your mind after watching the video.

What are the lessons and insights that you learned after watching it?

How can it be applied to your life personally or as a student?

Share your insights with the class on Friday.

2nd Quarter Topics and Schedule

FINALIZE GROUP ASSIGNMENTS

August  28 / 29, 2014 – after film showing & discussion activity

CHOOSING AND FOCUSING A TOPIC

1st week of September – September 4 & 5 (Peace and Joy)

Activities: Quiz on choosing and focusing a topic after discussion;

Lib. Activity & Brainstorming with final research grouping with concept map output and final topic

Reading assignment for Sept. 11 & 12: Reread & review on the different methods of research

Short video clip about a Research topic – TedX Talk

SET UP RESEARCH STRATEGY

  • What methods will the group use to write their paper?
  • What kind of paper will you be writing? – Argumentative or Analytical
  • Scope and limitations of the study

 

September 11 & 12 (Peace and Joy)

  • Review on the different methods of Research – class activity before quiz – 1st half
  • Guided brainstorming and discussion activity with group – 2nd half
  • Output: Research Strategy with methods, task assignments, kind of paper and the scope and limitations of the study
  • Reading assignment: Developing a Preliminary Thesis Statement

DEVELOP A PRELIMINARY THESIS STATEMENT

 

September 18 & 19 (Peace and Joy)

Quiz on the following topics – 1st half – Prepare for a class activity

  • What is Research?
  • Different methods of research
  • Choosing and focusing a topic

2nd half:  Lecture & discussion (graded) on developing a preliminary thesis statement – based on assignment

START CONDUCTING IN-DEPTH RESEARCH

September 25 & 26, October 2 & 3