Unformatted text preview: • Method: Does the proposed method serve to test the research question? Are there any confounding variables that need to be controlled for? Will there be any alternative interpretations for the results? Is the method ecologically valid? Will the results have real-life implications? • Key terms: Are the key terms properly defined? • Structure: Does the organization of the proposal help to demonstrate the thesis? Do paragraphs and sections follow a logical order with the development of the analysis? • Style: Do citations, quotations, and references follow the APA style? • Title: Is the title both interesting and informative? 3. A few tips: • Try to phrase your (marginal) comments in terms of your reactions rather than the paper’s or the author’s shortcomings (e.g., “I’m confused here” rather than “this is muddled”). • Try to phrase your (marginal) comments in terms of the elements listed in 2....
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- Spring '10
- marginal comments, Professor Qi Wang