Class 03 - ThesisOfThesisWorkshop

Class 03 - ThesisOfThesisWorkshop - Thesis of the Thesis...

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Thesis of the Thesis Ways to think about it: Nutshell argument, encapsulation. 1. At this stage it is not your argument, hypothesis of the thesis, what you expect to find. OK to be wrong. In fact, if we were always right, no reason to do research. Needs to be open-ended enough that it could be wrong. 2. Elevator exercise. a) working on your thesis? Two words. b) Huh. What’s your argument? Tell me more. Refine, make it better . Research Plans Why are you there? What are the main methods you will use and what are your main obstacles? Things you need to do, obstacles, suggestions. Drafts of Proposal - Project description, including “thesis of thesis” - Project importance. - Literature review. Where does it fit in? Who is helping you, who are you arguing against, what has been done before. - Research plan. What, where, when, how. - Literature review plan. What needs to be read, when it will be done. -
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