You will look back over all your journal posts to analyze them to see what common
themes or interesting information you can find.
You want to make sure you are not just reporting number counts, but that you have a
strong thesis that makes a claim about new information you discovered from reviewing
and analyzing the posts.
Once you have your thesis, you will then spend the rest of your memo proving that
claim with other claims and specific examples. These specific examples may be in the
form of tables of number counts or quotes of parts of posts.
The memo should be 1,000 words and 2 pages, Garamond, 11point, not including images.
For the Deliverable
Refer to the Format and Language file for more information. Your document must be a
minimum of 1,000 word minimum, single spaced, Garamond, 11point, formatted as a
For print documents, this means a minimum of 2 complete pages not
including visuals (even if the 1,000-word mark is made before the 2-page
for handing in electronic work, you can check this by printing out the work or
looking at Print Preview for the 2-page minimum as well as the Review and Word
Count for the word count.
You will turn in the document electronically, so save the file as
yourfirstinitiallastnameFinal.doc (you do not have to write â€œ.docâ€; the program
will save it for you. I did so to indicate that I want it save as a doc file. So, if
I were to write this project then I would save it as EPassFinal.doc.
The general grading criteria that apply to all projects are as follows:
Accuracy of information presented
Thoroughness/specificity of information presented
Thoughtfulness in analysis of gathered data
Clarity of presentation
Accessibility of document
Correctness of format, syntax, and grammar
The specific grading criteria that apply to this project are as follows:
Effective introduction that centers the reader
Specific thesis that covers the main point of the document and give new information
Forecasting statement presenting the landmarks of the document
Specific examples that elucidate the claims
Minimum of 1,000 words, single spaced, Garamond, 11 point
Minimum of 1 level heading
Name file correctly
Correctness of format, syntax, and grammar.