BIS 482 Problems in Interdisciplinary Science, Autumn 2004
Sexual Science: Historical and Critical Perspectives

Homework assignments

Due Tues Oct 5

Exercise: Reading comprehension
Hand in your typed or written answers at the start of class
Total value 5%
download Homework #1 (Word)

Due Thurs Oct 7

Exercise: compiling a bibliography of different types of sources (5 items)
Hand in your work at the start of class
Total value 5%
download Homework #2 (Word)

Resources for this exercise and other class writing:
Woiak class handout on documenting sources
guide to MLA style:
UWB Library guide to citation styles:
documenting internet sources:

Due Thurs Oct 14 (note change)
Exercise: annotated bibliography
use any 2 required readings from Oct 12 and/or Oct 14
total value 5%
download Homework #3 (Word)

follow the suggestions for doing "summative annotations" at this UWB library resource: Some guidelines for preparing an annotated bibliography

some model annotated bibliographies:
Doing Feminist Research
Girls' Attitudes, Self-Expectations, and Performance in Math

Due Tues Oct 26

Exercise: library research worksheet
total value 5%
download Homework #4 (Word)

Due Thurs Oct 28

Exercise: critical evaluation of a required reading
use Tang-Martinez or Lloyd
total value 5%
download Homework #5 (Word)

Due Thurs Nov 4
Exercise: identifying sources on HRT (books, articles, websites)
total value 5%
download Homework #6 (Word)

for this assignment, you'll need to look at the list of books I've placed on 7-day loan in UWB library reserves (better yet, go to the library!): guidelines on how to use MLA style to document articles found using databases or elsewhere on the web, as well as citing other internet resources, be sure to check out these sites (now the bibliography gets difficult):

Due Tues Nov 9
Research proposal and annotated bibliography (4 items)
total value 15%, will be graded
download handout (Word)

Work in class Tues Nov 30 (and Dec 2)

essay drafts and peer responses
Handout with complete instructions (must read)

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