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Your final project for the course is a submission-ready manuscript for a peer reviewed conference or journal of your choosing. It should follow the style, length, and formatting guidelines of the venue in which you seek to publish it.
 
Your final project for the course is a submission-ready manuscript for a peer reviewed conference or journal of your choosing. It should follow the style, length, and formatting guidelines of the venue in which you seek to publish it.
 
[https://canvas.northwestern.edu/courses/91705/assignments/575733 Submit via Canvas]
 
  
 
== Evaluation and grades ==
 
== Evaluation and grades ==
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=== Week 6: May 6 — Results & Discussion ===
 
=== Week 6: May 6 — Results & Discussion ===
 
* [[Practice_of_scholarship_(Spring_2019)/week 6 session plan|session plan]]
 
 
 
'''Reading assignment goals:''' This week you will use ''one of the instructional readings'' and ''your model paper'' to extract general guidelines for presenting results and analysis. If you would like suggestions for additional model papers, please ask Aaron.
 
'''Reading assignment goals:''' This week you will use ''one of the instructional readings'' and ''your model paper'' to extract general guidelines for presenting results and analysis. If you would like suggestions for additional model papers, please ask Aaron.
  
'''Reading: choose your own adventure.''' Because the presentations and discussions of results vary so widely across methods and research communities, you should chose ''one'' of the instructional readings below. Each one is aimed at writing up and discussing results gathered through a specific method (participant observation, field experiments (and other inferential quantitative studies), interviews, and systems papers respectively. Copies of the text(s) will be posted to the [https://canvas.northwestern.edu/courses/91705/files/folder/readings "readings" directory] on Canvas.
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'''Reading: choose your own adventure.''' Because the presentations and discussions of results vary so widely across methods and research communities, you should chose ''one'' of the instructional readings below. Each one is aimed at writing up and discussing results gathered through a specific method (participant observation, field experiments (and other inferential quantitative studies), interviews, and systems papers respectively. Copies of the text(s) will be posted to Canvas.
 
* Emerson, Fretz & Shaw. 1995. ''Writing Ethnographic Fieldnotes,'' Chapter 7.
 
* Emerson, Fretz & Shaw. 1995. ''Writing Ethnographic Fieldnotes,'' Chapter 7.
 
* Gerber & Green. 2012. ''Field Experiments,'' Chapter 13.
 
* Gerber & Green. 2012. ''Field Experiments,'' Chapter 13.
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=== Week 7: May 13 — Introduction & Conclusion: End up at the beginning ===
 
=== Week 7: May 13 — Introduction & Conclusion: End up at the beginning ===
* [[Practice_of_scholarship_(Spring_2019)/Week 7 session plan|Session plan]]
 
 
'''Reading:'''
 
'''Reading:'''
 
* Little, Andrew T. 2016. "[http://www.andrewtlittle.com/papers/little_intros.pdf Three Templates for Introductions to Political Science Articles]." Manuscript, Cornell University.
 
* Little, Andrew T. 2016. "[http://www.andrewtlittle.com/papers/little_intros.pdf Three Templates for Introductions to Political Science Articles]." Manuscript, Cornell University.
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'''Assignment:'''
 
'''Assignment:'''
* Pick two articles (two from one or one from each) from the [https://academic.oup.com/joc/issue/69/2 April, 2019 issue] of ''Journal of Communication'' (Volume 69, Issue 2) OR [https://dl.acm.org/citation.cfm?id=3173574 CHI 2018] (or CHI 2019 if the proceedings appear in time).
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* Pick two articles from the [https://academic.oup.com/joc/issue/69/2 April, 2019 issue] of ''Journal of Communication'' (Volume 69, Issue 2) OR two full papers from [https://dl.acm.org/citation.cfm?id=3173574 CHI 2018] (or one from each).  
** If you choose CHI pieces, try to pick a full paper that won an award. Please do not choose a Note or a Panel or something else that is not a full, peer reviewed paper.  
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** If you choose CHI pieces, do not choose a Note or a Panel or something else that is not a full, peer reviewed paper.  
* Read the Introduction and Conclusion for both articles (ideally, don't read anything else — not even the abstract!) and prepare responses to the following questions (no need to submit):
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* Read the Introduction and Conclusion for both articles (ideally, don't read anything else — not even the abstract!) and respond to the following questions ([https://canvas.northwestern.edu/ in writing, submitted via Canvas]):
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#Provide a link/citation to the paper.
 
#Briefly summarize the papers' respective central claims, evidence, and contributions in your own words.
 
#Briefly summarize the papers' respective central claims, evidence, and contributions in your own words.
 
#According to Little's templates (See above), what type of introduction does each paper have?
 
#According to Little's templates (See above), what type of introduction does each paper have?
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#For the same article (your favorite), what suggestions would you make to the author(s) for improving the introduction? the conclusion?
 
#For the same article (your favorite), what suggestions would you make to the author(s) for improving the introduction? the conclusion?
 
#What can you take away from this favorite article for introducing/concluding your own work?
 
#What can you take away from this favorite article for introducing/concluding your own work?
* Write an introduction for your project and submit it to [https://canvas.northwestern.edu/courses/91705/discussion_topics/597422 the corresponding "Discussion" on Canvas]. Keep the Introduction under 600 words. Have it reflect your anticipated findings and contribution (from last week's assignment).
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* Write an introduction for your project and submit it to [https://canvas.northwestern.edu/ the corresponding "Discussion" on Canvas]. Keep the Introduction under 600 words. Have it reflect your anticipated findings and contribution (from last week's assignment).
 
* Provide feedback on your partner's Introduction.
 
* Provide feedback on your partner's Introduction.
  
 
=== Week 8: May 20 — Revise, revise, revise ===
 
=== Week 8: May 20 — Revise, revise, revise ===
* [[Practice_of_scholarship_(Spring_2019)/Week 8 session plan|Session plan]]
 
 
'''Reading:'''
 
'''Reading:'''
 
* Becker, Chapter 3 ("One Right Way") and Chapter 4 ("Editing by Ear").
 
* Becker, Chapter 3 ("One Right Way") and Chapter 4 ("Editing by Ear").
* ''Optional'': Becker, Howard. 1953. [http://www.jstor.org/stable/pdf/2771989.pdf "Becoming a Marihuana User."](pdf) ''American Journal of Sociology'', ''(59)''3: 235-242. (Revisit this and focus on the writing).
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* Becker, Howard. 1953. [http://www.jstor.org/stable/pdf/2771989.pdf "Becoming a Marihuana User."](pdf) ''American Journal of Sociology'', ''(59)''3: 235-242. (Revisit this and focus on the writing).
 
* Strunk & White. Chapter 2 ("Elementary Principles of Composition") and Chapter 5 ("An Approach to Style").
 
* Strunk & White. Chapter 2 ("Elementary Principles of Composition") and Chapter 5 ("An Approach to Style").
 
* Wajcman, Judy. 2019. [https://doi.org/10.1177/0162243918795041 The Digital Architecture of Time Management]. ''Science, Technology, & Human Values'', ''44''(2), 315–337.  
 
* Wajcman, Judy. 2019. [https://doi.org/10.1177/0162243918795041 The Digital Architecture of Time Management]. ''Science, Technology, & Human Values'', ''44''(2), 315–337.  
  
 
'''Assignment:'''
 
'''Assignment:'''
<!--- * Revision assignment: Using Becker and Strunk & White as inspirations, please TBA prepare to line-edit the rough draft texts that Aaron circulates via email/canvas (one by TBA [link] and one by [https://canvas.northwestern.edu/ Aaron]). Read them, maybe bring a hard copy with you if you like to edit that way. In class, we will focus on improving the tone, style, and organization of the texts. --->
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* Revision assignment: Using Becker and Strunk & White as inspirations, please TBA <!--- prepare to line-edit the rough draft texts that Aaron circulates via email/canvas (one by TBA [link] and one by [https://canvas.northwestern.edu/ Aaron]). Read them, maybe bring a hard copy with you if you like to edit that way.---> In class, we will focus on improving the tone, style, and organization of the texts.
 
* Work on accomplishing your goals for your final project for this week (''no written assignment to submit or provide feedback on''). Note that you will be asked to provide an update on your progress to your discussant from the May 17 class.
 
* Work on accomplishing your goals for your final project for this week (''no written assignment to submit or provide feedback on''). Note that you will be asked to provide an update on your progress to your discussant from the May 17 class.
  
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=== Week 10: June 3 — Submission, reviews, and revision in publication ===
 
=== Week 10: June 3 — Submission, reviews, and revision in publication ===
* [[Practice_of_scholarship_(Spring_2019)/Week 9 session plan|Session plan]]
 
 
'''Reading:'''
 
'''Reading:'''
 
* King, Brayden. 2011. [https://orgtheory.wordpress.com/2011/05/31/the-editors-speak-what-makes-a-good-review/ "The editors speak: what makes a good review?] (read the entire post and all the statements from the journal editors). ''OrgTheory''.
 
* King, Brayden. 2011. [https://orgtheory.wordpress.com/2011/05/31/the-editors-speak-what-makes-a-good-review/ "The editors speak: what makes a good review?] (read the entire post and all the statements from the journal editors). ''OrgTheory''.
 
* Elmqvist, Niklas. 2016. [https://sites.umiacs.umd.edu/elm/2016/11/19/writing-rebuttals/ Writing rebuttals].  
 
* Elmqvist, Niklas. 2016. [https://sites.umiacs.umd.edu/elm/2016/11/19/writing-rebuttals/ Writing rebuttals].  
* Sample paper(s) with sample reviews and sample response(s) to reviews.
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* Sample paper(s) with sample reviews and sample response(s) to reviews (TBD).
** [https://canvas.northwestern.edu/files/7032806/download?download_frd=1 ICWSM reviews example] (from Yixue and Nick Diakopoulos)
 
** [https://canvas.northwestern.edu/files/7032799/download?download_frd=1 ''Communication Research'' submission/review example materials] (from Aaron and Mako Hill)
 
  
 
'''Assignment:'''
 
'''Assignment:'''
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=== Week 11: June 10 — Final projects due ===
 
=== Week 11: June 10 — Final projects due ===
  
No class meeting today. Submit your final projects [https://canvas.northwestern.edu/courses/91705/assignments/575733 via Canvas].
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No class meeting today. Submit your final projects via Canvas.
  
 
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== Resources ==

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