1. Read the audiotranscript
with a partner or change some of the information to adapt it to
Write the first part of an abstract for your work or research
project by briefly introducing the background, objective and methodology.
View the accompanying two Power Point presentations on details
of how to write this assignment.
3. Write four
questions beginning with “Why” regarding the background, objective
and methodology of one’s research project. The question does
not have to come directly from the listening exercise.
Example: Why do conventional methods of assessing students’ abilities
fail to assess higher-order thinking?
Answer: Because they can not motivate students properly
Example: Why do you want to develop a new approach for physical
Answer: Because conventional therapeutic methods do not consider
mental stress factors that affect elderly bed-ridden patients