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GO111 Maisel: Intro to American Government and Politics: Home


I am still experimenting with this way of doing classes. Please fill out this feedback form to help me understand what did and didn't work for you.

Today's Assignment

For today, you will work as a group with other people signed up for the same paper topic. Within your group, you will have a "specialization" in a part of the research process. For approximately the first 10 minutes of class, you will meet with your "specialist" group to read over your section of the website and discuss strategies and ideas for conducting that part of the research process.

For the next 40 minutes, you will work in your topic group, with the "specialist" directing group members through their part of the research process. Work together on a shared Google Doc (also shared with me). The goal is to have a synthesized paragraph of a literature review, complete with sources, plus a citation for a relevant data source. (Please note: this isn't graded, we're looking for focused practice not necessarily a polished piece).

We'll gather together before leaving to discuss challenges and takeaways.

I'll follow up via email to answer any questions from the feedback form or address any issues I notice when reviewing the docs.


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Bonnie Paige
On leave Spring 2021- please contact for research help
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