Practice of scholarship (Spring 2019)/week 5 session plan

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  • No stakes quiz
  • Reading discussion
    • What is a warrant in the context of empirical research? How is it related to the research methods?
    • What types of warrants does Katz propose for ethnographic work? How does he justify them? Why, according to Katz, does ethnographic work in particular need well-articulated warrants?
    • Discuss the presentation of the methods and warrant in the Benzecry paper.
    • How do Hecht and Gergle present the methods for their paper? Do they provide effective warrant(s)?
  • Warranting exercise
  • Peer feedback discussion
  • Final project progress discussion
  • Prep for week 6