How to study and write for Anthropology
A Student Guide to Reading and Writing in Social Anthropology
Extensive 51 page guide, but well worth it. Scroll down and click on the cover of this guide. Reading focuses on essays and ethnographies. Writing has extensive sections on response papers, short/long essays. "taming the term paper monster". and locating the right resources. Superb resource from Harvard University. Keep this one on file.
Anthropology - Notetaking Strategies
Includes sample anthropology notes in Cornell Method format as well as physical anthropology notes in the REAP method for visual learners.
Anthropology - Reading Strategies
Scroll down to the reading section to see tips for making a reading grid for anthropology and for taking marginal notes. There is also a journal article checklist for reading anthropology professional journals. Don't forget the theory checklist - another kind of reading that is different yet from reading textbooks!
Anthropology - Information Organization
Lots of great ways to organize anthropology from tables to human interaction outlines. One of these is certain to work for you.
Anthropology - Memory Strategies
It's always great to see memory techniques, which work with specific anthropology content. You will get ideas for both visual and auditory learning. Don't forget the clustering and chunking techniques.
Anthropology - Test Preparation
Sample Antropology study guides and even better practice tests!
Anthropology - Test Taking
Well, I knew it last night! Find out how to do an information dump! You'll also get tips on taking essay exams.
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Writing Assignments for Anthropology 490
These papers need primary sources. Find out how to get these in this handout.
From critical essays to ethnographic projects... Find out what is expected.
Guidelines for Summarizing Articles and Chapters
Just a 4 step process. Anthro example included!
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
What's a point counterpoint intro? Should I use this?