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Share your proposal with your critical friend

By now, your portfolio should be well populated.

It should include sections on your research aims and questions, your literature review, your research method and ethics. Please take another look at Step 1.4 What’s in a research proposal to ensure that your portfolio is complete.

In this step, you’ll share your full portfolio with your fellow learners. You and your peers will then review one another’s work.

Please take this task seriously and put some effort into it. This will only work if all of you commit to it.

Before submitting your own work, take a look at this rubric. When you read the rubric, you should look closely at the criteria to help you come to an informed judgement. Pay close attention to the differences between the best work and those that are merely good.

It’s these qualities that your work should aspire to and which will make your research stand out from the crowd, so reflect deeply how your own work might be marked against it.

Your task

  1. Post any questions you have about the rubric for mentors and lead educators to respond to. Like fellow learners’ posts if they have similar questions.
  2. Review your own work using this rubric and submit a link to your full portfolio in the comments section.
  3. Review a peer’s work using the same rubric and provide feedback by replying to their submission.

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Why Planning Your Research Matters

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