Psychology and Education

Research Assignment

For your fourth major writing assignment for this course, you are asked to find three different, scholarly sources that address the same topic about a particular novel or short story. Your topic does not have to have any relevance to disability (although you are certainly welcome to choose disability as your focus)—this paper is your opportunity to explore an issue that most interests you about a text of your choice. Once you have selected your three sources, You will need to make the sources “speak”—as you outline the principal points of each source, you must explain what you understand to be the meaning of the texts. In other words, “[q]uote, paraphrase, or summarize in order to analyze—not in place of analyzing” (271). Your analysis should reveal the similarities and differences in thinking between each piece of scholarship, as well as explain their comparative strengths and weaknesses (to be clear, these explanations should go well beyond agree/disagree responses).

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Psychology and Education

Research Assignment

For your fourth major writing assignment for this course, you are asked to find three different, scholarly sources that address the same topic about a particular novel or short story. Your topic does not have to have any relevance to disability (although you are certainly welcome to choose disability as your focus)—this paper is your opportunity to explore an issue that most interests you about a text of your choice. Once you have selected your three sources, You will need to make the sources “speak”—as you outline the principal points of each source, you must explain what you understand to be the meaning of the texts. In other words, “[q]uote, paraphrase, or summarize in order to analyze—not in place of analyzing” (271). Your analysis should reveal the similarities and differences in thinking between each piece of scholarship, as well as explain their comparative strengths and weaknesses (to be clear, these explanations should go well beyond agree/disagree responses).

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