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lit_review - scale (time and space),...

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Problem Statement (Locke et al., 2000) Problem -”the experience we have when an unsatisfactory situation is encountered” Question - “a statement about what you wish to know about an unsatisfactory situation” Purpose -”explicit intention of the investigator to accumulate data in such a way as to answer the research question”
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Parts of research proposal Problem Statement Literature Review and Background Justification Client/Societal Relevance (what need are you filling, why is this a “need”) Science Relevance (how does this fit with existing knowledge about your system and systems similar to yours) It is a reasonable question to ask, possible to answer It has not already been answered
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Literature Review Goal Oriented Science Relevance (how does this fit with existing knowledge about the problem/question) – It is a reasonable question to ask – It has not already been answered Requires defining the system (geography,
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Unformatted text preview: scale (time and space), components/interactions of interest) • Based on placing yourself in the “map” of existing knowledge about the system • Map - Existing knowledge and acceptable techniques (measurement and analysis) to obtain that knowledge Assignments • Over the next two weeks, meet with Priya to get additional feedback on PS • April 22th: Final Problem Statement, Print and bring to class • April 21nd: Start mapping out your literature review – Strategic list of topic/points that you will need to address – Potential sources (rough - client?, literature from a particular field?) – Include Problem Statement – Email to Priya [email protected] ; Office Hours Monday 10-11, Tuesday 10-11, by appointment Grading for the course • Final Problem Statement 10 • Annotated Literature Review 15 • Proposal Peer Review 10 • Presentation 20 • Final Proposal 45...
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This note was uploaded on 08/06/2008 for the course ESM 401A taught by Professor Tague during the Spring '08 term at UCSB.

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