Research question practice.

Research question practice.

Pose 3 research questions about block 733 of the HIV/AIDS quilt. http://aidsquilttouch.org/blocks/733 What do the carrots and rabbits pictured on Jimmy Finley’s panel symbolize or refer to? Did the piano or music play an important role in Robert W. Preston’s life and how? What did “Rose Empress XXIV” mean to Chester Brinker?

PSD rubric key terms/phrases.

PSD rubric key terms/phrases.

“Good faith effort to respond to the prompt and follow the project guidelines.” “Maturity of rhetorical awareness, persuasiveness, and originality of argument, creative use of rhetorical modes, and polish in presentation and design.” Metadata is particularly effectively employed “Good” or “Superior” “Use this rubric to guide you” Multiple revisions

PSD instructions key terms/phrases.

PSD instructions key terms/phrases.

Creating a thorough and credible analysis Help focus or re-focus attention Make new associations that you might otherwise overlook Try different approaches Observe deeply As much objective detail as possible Create doubled sided notebook for organizing objective and subjective thoughts Take photos of your artifact Craft notes into thick description in objective detail “Someone whoRead more about PSD instructions key terms/phrases.[…]

Notable vocabulary and example thick description.

Notable vocabulary and example thick description.

What is a “primary source“? Data authors generate themselves. Ex: The Bible, Declaration of Independence, Autobiographies What is a “secondary source“? Reporting someone’s point of view about data already generated. Ex: Newspaper articles, Biographies Read Clifford Geertz’s “The Interpretation of Cultures”, chapter 1 pages 3-33 https://chairoflogicphiloscult.files.wordpress.com/2013/02/clifford-geertz-the-interpretation-of-cultures.pdf Objective Description: Details Specifics Subjective Description: Memories Analogies JudgementsRead more about Notable vocabulary and example thick description.[…]

Ancient crayon reading.

Ancient crayon reading.

Today in class I read this article: https://cosmosmagazine.com/archaeology/ancient-crayon-lets-archaeologists-draw-conclusions The crayon in question pictured above. The article explains that archaeologists from the University of York in England uncovered what they believe to be a Mesolithic-era version of a crayon or pencil. The article is interesting because it shows how the technology of previous eras is soRead more about Ancient crayon reading.[…]