Methods (20 points):

a. Have you clearly explained which method(s) you used to gather data as well as the specific
steps taken in gathering said data? Is your project qualitative, quantitative, or both?
b. Unless you have undertaken a census, you will in all likelihood base your findings on a
sample of the target population. What kind of sample will you use? Be specific. What will
your sample size be? In other words, your findings will be based on an analysis of how many
c. Can you generalize your findings to the wider population?

More simply, have you
specifically and thoroughly addressed the issue of external validity?
d. Have you identified at least one or two methodological weaknesses of your project?

Works cited (10 points):
a. Is each reference appearing in the text of your paper correctly listed on your works cited