How to study and write for Anthropology

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Study Strategies Guide to Accompany Cultural Anthropology   Word doc Word doc  NEW
Study strategies will work for most Anthro texts, like "?My instructor talks too fast. I have a horrible time writing all the information in my notes.? Then you get 3 possible solutions. Well worth the dowload of this Word document. 8 Topics that you need: 1- Reading 2- Taking Notes 3- Studying Effectively 4- Asking Questions 5- Visualizing Information 6- Answering Fact and Application Questions 7- Taking Essay Exams 8- Evaluating Your Progress at Midterm
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Practice Quiz for Overview of Anthropology
Short quiz on Anthropology content provides feedback. Good practice on taking Anthropology tests.
A Student's Guide to Reading and Writing in Social Anthropology   PDF file PDF file  NEW
Having trouble reading anthropological Literature? Want to know the moves Anthropologists make? Then you might want to check out this research which also includes Writing Assignments: Types and Strategies.
From critical essays to ethnographic projects... Find out what is expected.
Field Notes:What, How, & Why
Learn from a student's use of field notes.
Field Notes
Includes field notes, journals and pictures.
Writing Assignments for Anthropology 490
Guidelines for a one page paper and a five page paper.
How to write an Anthropology Paper
Not only does it tell you how to prepare an Essay, but you also get credit for your answer!
Student Guide to Writing a Term Paper
Also includes how to write a longer paper, complete with taking breaks!
Some tips on writing introductions
Not personal introductions, but a "social science - style" introductions. See examples of this here. Find out what a point-counterpoint intro is? Should you use this one?
Citing Sources in Anthropology
Faculty are really particular about proper citation. Don't lose points. Follow this guideline for Anthro!