LC475 Demonstrate an understanding of some of the main methods employed by social science researchers
Policy in Context
Assignment task: You should work in groups of 3-4 in order to prepare a presentation. Your presentation should be 10-15 minutes in length.
Select one from the following list:
*Tracy Shildrick (selected)
Learning outcome 1: Evaluate the contribution of research to the emergence of policy initiatives
Learning outcome 2: Demonstrate an understanding of some of the main methods employed by social science researchers
Using examples, discuss the contribution of this individual to policy and/or our understanding of policy.
Aim to cover 4-5 main points which relate to your chosen individual.Be prepared to answer questions about your presentation.You are expected to listen attentively to other students` presentations and ask questions.Ensure that you use different types of sources to help you with your presentation (e.g. books, journal articles, research reports)Ensure you read some examples of this individual`s workYou are advised to use PowerPoint to help present your workYou must reference all material used on slides and in notesYou must include a reference list at the end of your presentationYour presentation may be videoed for moderation purposesYou are strongly advised to rehearse your presentation to check the length, whether will make sense to your audience, whether the slides are clear and legible, and that each person speaks for approximately the same amount of time.