"For your final project, you will
investigate WHY a cultural community engages in a particular
practice, belief, or behavior. Using anthropological resources, you
will answer a puzzle about human behavior that may at first seem
strange, irrational, unjust or immoral."
Why present your SOAN 102 research findings in a poster rather than traditional 10-12 page paper?
papers are likely to be read by the professor and then put in a drawer.
Posters are more accessible to the general audience. This format is
easier to read and digest, and is more likely to get your message
- Posters are an accepted format for the scholarly dissemination of knowledge.
a poster forces you to distill and summarize your main idea. You can’t
hide behind a barrage of words, but must make a bold, clear statement
of your point.
- Making a poster develops your skill in presenting material visually: thinking about layout, color, graphics, etc.
- Presenting your ideas visually is a skill you will need in any career.
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