Pre-Thesis Week 4: Contextual Research

  • Being aware of the structure of argument and the criteria of clarity, accuracy, precision, relevance, depth, breadth and reason, to evaluate the significance and value of relevant materials.
  • Be prepared to have your own beliefs challenged.
  • Adopt different styles of writing at different stages. In the survey and mapping stages, gather and record factual information. In the critical evaluation, demonstrate some depth of understanding.
  • Iterate on searching keywords (keywords up to six), reflecting on their relevance and accuracy.
  • Map resources by relevance and categories using bibliographic software.

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