Review-Worksheet-4 - (For example, your abstract on the...

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Name of reviewer: Name of abstract author: Review Worksheet: Internet Resource Guide Abstracts Complete the following worksheet as you review your peer’s abstracts. Be sure to answer each question with more than a simple “yes” or “no.” I will review your worksheets. Remember that your participation in draft workshops counts toward your class participation grade. 1. Evaluate the completeness of the abstracts. Are the draft abstracts complete? Do they include all identifying information (title, URL etc.)? Do they include this identifying information in a consistent way? 2. Describe the clarity of the content. Do the draft abstracts describe the resources so that readers will understand both their general function and their specific scope?
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Unformatted text preview: (For example, your abstract on the index should tell both the purpose of the index and the range and dates of periodicals covered.) 3. Return to the issue of completeness. Do the draft abstracts answer all four of the following questions sufficiently? Explain any weaknesses and discuss how your peer can improve the abstracts. a. What is this? b. What is in it (contents, scope)? c. How is that information relevant and useful for someone in my field? d. Are there any particular tips for using the resource efficiently? 4. Consider the level of detail in the abstracts. Do the abstracts include a sufficient amount of detail? Can the writer expand the abstracts in any way? (Remember that detailed statements are better than general ones.)...
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This note was uploaded on 06/13/2011 for the course ENG 202 taught by Professor Emily during the Summer '11 term at Pennsylvania State University, University Park.

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