Guide to preparing short responses

Format and due dates

The purpose of these responses is to make sure that you have read and thought about a paper on the day's topic prior to attending class, so that you will have some background in the area and will be better prepared to understand the other paper(s) presented and to participate in the discussion. The format, due dates, and marking scheme are designed to achieve this aim.


For examples, see tcm_sample_responses.pdf, which is available from the course web site. Here are some general guidelines.

Use of outside resources and text from the target paper


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