Annotated bibliography-biology (virginia bog-eared bat)


Assignment 1: The Annotated Bibliography

Objective:  Assess commencements for your discovery for your terminal gift (for truth, reliability, and relation) and inventory allusions in special APA format. That resources the commencements you use for this assignment should be promptly kindred to the symbol that you chose in Forum 1 of the dispose. 

The symbol of valuable was the "Virginia Big-Eared Bat."

Assignment Instructions:  The Discovery Project/Presentation for this dispose is disconnected into three superior Assignments, 1) annotated bibliography, 2) draft and 3) terminal gift. The highest keep-akeep-amultiply is the annotated bibliography. An comment is a abridgment and evaluation, and your annotated bibliography achieve include a abridgment and evaluation of some of the commencements (or allusions) you achieve use for your gift.

To furnish for this assignment, I advise that you do the subjoined:

  • Read these directions carefully.
  • Review the sample annotated bibliography provided to you under. (attached)
  • Read the grading criteria under. The grading criteria is a inferential evaluation that I achieve use to assess your work. It achieve besides aid you comprehend what is expected of you as you furnish your assignment. 

The deduce the annotated bibliography is intervening as keep-akeep-amultiply of the discovery scheme is that writing an annotated bibliography is material in that it provides praiseworthy making-ready for the terminal gift. One of the issues in-reference-to any character of discovery, specially in biology, is the truth of the commencements used, keep-ain-particular those obtained from diverse websites. By forcing you to evaluate each of your possible commencements carefully, the annotated bibliography aids you particularize if in reality the commencement you chose is probable and aids you particularize how bearing it is to your subject-matter and comprehend the subject-matter reform which achieve aid you expand your gift.

For this scheme, you achieve assess three commencements to include:

1) a consummate quotation for each commencement,

2) a abridgment of each commencement, and

3) an evaluation of each commencement. 

Three commencements are required for this assignment (i.e., you are to transcribe an comment for each commencement).  

Use this TEMPLATE to condense and evaluate each of your three commencements.    <------ REQUIRED

  1. Citation:

          Written in APA allusion inventory format. For further aid delay formatting, see APA handout.

  1. Summary:

What is the object of the commencement, criticism boundary, first discovery? What subject-matters are trained? This minority is generally 4-6 sentences that condense the doer's main object. For further aid, see this cohere on paraphrasing commencements.

  1. Evaluation:

After summarizing the boundary (or discovery tract or dimensions), it is compulsory to evaluate it and specify where you rest it – its commencement (e.g., record, website, etc.).  Briefly retort the subjoined questions in 4-6 sentences:

What is the format or character of commencement (e.g., peer-reviewed record tract, website, dimensions)? How true is the instruction in the boundary, and how probable is the commencement (e.g., website's sponsoring structure, record or dimensions publisher) and the doer(s)?

For further aid, see this handout on evaluating resources.

Evaluation:  Please criticism the Annotated Bibliography Grading Criteria that describes how your annotated bibliography achieve be graded.