Written Reviews (__), Presentations (Reviews, ___ pts)

 

A review that meets expectations (3) will have the following characteristics:

-      shows clear understanding of other applications of categorical methods

-      demonstrates knowledge of other methods

-      offers general suggestions for improvement, or relatively straightforward changes to methodology

-      for presentations, active participation

 

Reviews much above expectations (1) will have the following characteristics:

-      demonstrates critical thinking about the application of categorical methods by identifying alternative analyses, raising questions that might require a change in methodology, suggesting additional analyses that would improve the project, etcetera

-      offers suggestions to presenters that will likely increase their paper grade

 

Reviews well below expectations (5) will have the following characteristics:

-      does not meet several of the "meets expectations" criteria

 

Written Reviews due ____________, in class

-      Typical length will be about 400-600 words

-      Bring __ printed copies of the reviews the last day of class