Class 07: WED FEB 12
Please remind me when I fail to enable
Replies to Agenda pages.
Tasks can always be found under the Non-Portfolio or Portfolio menus.
Agenda pages, not the Course Outline, are the reliable source of scheduled classroom activities (and accurate records of what was covered). A Good Hypothesis Described
Essay writing is like the scientific process, designed to test hypotheses with experiments, not prove preconceptions.
Research is the targeted search for evidence to test a hypothesis.
“Analyze Data and Draw Conclusions” (not “Prove Hypothesis”) is the last step.
USAID tested the theory that direct aid to the poor would improve childhood nutrition more than trying to engineer nutrition programs for them, on the theory that the poor know what to do; they simply lack the resources.
Link to the “Give Directly” article Link to
Give Directly‘s website Writing Workshop: Objectivity
Catch up on
My Hypothesis if you haven’t written one you’re proud of. Catch up on
Purposeful Summary if you haven’t written three you’re proud of. Catch up on Replies to your classmates’ My Hypothesis posts if you haven’t published three you’re proud of.