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Proposal Writing Workshops

There will be two workshops to help you learn how to write an Abstract.  Both are open to Undergraduate and Graduate Students.  

Monday, 2/23, 4-4:30pm, in the CTL on the Main campus, staffed by undergrad consultant Kaylah Galloway and grad consultant Hannah Allen.

Tuesday, 2/24, 6-6:30pm, at 4040 Fairfax, Room 503, staffed by two grad consultants, Pallu Chopra and Ana Reyes

Go to the Student Research Conference Web Site for more information and to Register.

http://www.marymount.edu/Academics/Programs-of-Study/Discover-Research-Program/Discover-Research/Student-Research-Conference

      
     

    Proposal Evaluation Rubric

    This is what the DISCOVER Committee will use to evaluate Student Research Conference proposals. As you title your presentation and write the abstract, consider all of the following elements.

    REQUIRED ELEMENTS OF A PROPOSAL

    Points

    Possible

    TITLE

    Does the title capture the gist of the proposal? Is it engaging enough to draw an audience to the presentation? Is it < 150 words?

    3

    QUESTION/FOCUS/PURPOSE

    Does the writer(s) clearly state the question/focus/purpose of the research or creative work?

    6

    IMPORTANCE

    Does the writer(s) attempt to answer the “so what?” question and articulate why is it important to study this issue/problem or to represent it in a creative work?

    6

    SUMMARY

    Does the writer(s) describe methods used to investigate the issue/problem and describe major outcomes/findings or creative outcomes? (NOTE: If the project is not yet completed, has the writer identified the outcomes to be examined and described the timeline to be followed to assure the completed project is ready to present at the Student Research Conference?)

    6

    SIGNIFICANCE TO FIELD

    Does the writer(s) describe how the project fits within its academic or creative discipline?

    6

    PROFESSIONAL WRITING

    Is the text free from grammar and syntax errors? Is the language precise and pleasing to read? Is the proposal a maximum of two pages and 500 words?

    3

    Total Possible Points

    30 

     

    Student Research Conference

     13th Annual Student Research Conference

    Wednesday, April 22, 2015 

    4040 Fairfax Drive 

    Undergraduate

    12 noon - 1 pm  Undergraduate Posters

    Oral Presentations

    1:00 pm - 2:00 pm; 2:15 pm - 3:00 pm; 3:15 pm - 4:15 pm  

     

    4:30 pm - 5:30 pm General Session for ALL with Awards and Speaker

    Graduate
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    5:30 pm - 6:30 pm Graduate Posters
     

    Networking Wine & Cheese

    Graduate Oral Presentations

    6:45 pm - 7:45 pm; 8:00 - 9:00 pm

     

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