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Developing Your Methods
Barbara A. Howell, M.A.
PAD 5850 Writing the Methods Writing the Methods Component
What are the “givens”
s What activities need to be done?
s What are the starting and ending dates of the activities?
s Who is responsible?
s How are participants selected?
s How was the methodology determined?
s Use Charts
U n iv e r s it y o f C e n t r a l F lo r id a
C o lle g e o f H e a lt h a n d P u b lic A f f a ir s
M o le c u la r B io lo g y & M ic r o b io lo g y
O r la n d o S c ie n c e C e n t e r O r la n d o R e g io n a l H e a lt h c a r e S y s t e m O ra n g e C o u n ty S c h o o l S y s te m Use Charts
Program 3 4 5 XXXXX
Paint a picture with words
s Assume your reader knows nothing
s If you use initials, first spell out
s – University of Central Florida (UCF) Describe: Who, what, where, when, why
s Describe: Everything you include in your budget
s Narrative Tips
Avoid personal pronouns we, our
s Be specific about where the project is located.
s – Orange County, Florida (not California) Follow the format provided.
s Use the evaluation criteria as a guide.
s Have someone else read it.
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This note was uploaded on 08/30/2011 for the course PAD 5850 taught by Professor Howell during the Summer '11 term at University of Central Florida.
- Summer '11