Description, Analysis, and
J. L. Campbell
Jan 27, 2014
3 Levels of Working with Data
Description: details of what exists in the data
Analysis: inferences based on what exists in data
Summaries, Results sections, etc
Synthesis papers, descript
Directions: After you have read your partners paper and commented on it (asking
questions as a reader) in G-drive, evaluate their text using the following handout. Type
a short response to each quest
Spring 2014, 1
Argument Improvement 101: Strengthening the Substance
1. Pick your favorite color and change the font color of your favorite
sections (main argumentation that you like).
2. In the margins
J. L. Campbell, 2014
Quick Self-Edit Tips, 1
Quick Self-Edit Tips:
Emphasizing the first five priorities and one key punctuation rule
ThesisWriting for a greater purpose than just doing an assignment
a. *Write in one sentence what your main PURPOSE to
The Writing Center
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What this handout is about
This handout will explain the functions of conclusions, offer strategies for writing effective ones,
help you evaluate your drafted conclusions, and suggest conclusion str
Political Science/LSJ/School of International Studies Writing Center
Gowen 111; Phone: 206-616-3354
Writing a Political Science, LSJ or Jackson School Paper Proposal
The purpose writing a paper proposal is to g
Jane Schaffer Writing Strategy
How to Write an Effective Paragraph
Created by Hollie Gustke
Before writing anything, know your
assignment READ THE PROMPT!
What are you being asked to do?
writing that discusses wh
The Pragmatics of Citations
An incomplete inventory of what citations accomplish rhetorically
(Or, What are we really doing when we talk about other peoples work?)
Think beyond covering ones back to prevent charges of plagiarism.
CRAFTING A GREAT
Adapted from Writers Help
Successful First Lines
Find 1-4 great introductions (to a book,
a movie, a speech, an essay, etc) and
be ready to present it to your neighbor.