My approach for the key terms on the volume level was to select terminology that was in common for most of the reports and then a couple of terms that […]
Words and Representations
These blog posts were written by students during Summer 2018 as part of the requirement for their CAT 124 Practicum course. Each week students were given a prompt and asked to reflect on the questions in 300-500 words.
Words and Representation (due Sun, July 29) – Reflect on how you chose the subject terms for your own patrol reports. What terms did you choose? Why did you choose them? How was this similar or different to the way you identified subjects in your partner’s reports? What are the implications of the words you chose for future audiences?
The keywords that I chose to use for my assigned patrol reports are: political education, economic development, cattle project, election, roadwork, self-government, and agriculture, census, tax collection. I chose these words […]
Copra production and road construction were the main key terms that I used. I chose these key terms because they were the main topics that were focused on in my […]
In identifying, the subject terms for my patrol reports and the overall volume I relied heavily on textual repetitiveness and frequent use of specific terminology. I found it fairly-easy to […]
For my patrol reports that investigated West New Britain from 1961 to 1962, I chose the following subject terms to represent main points of those reports: volcanic land, plantations, medical […]
While reading through my volume closely, I made note of all main ideas, frequently repeated words or phrases, and anything else that seemed interesting or otherwise notable. I was then […]
For my aboutness statement, I first perused the primary sources, the assigned patrol reports for Central District, Port Moresby, 1944-1946. During this process, I took two types of notes respectively: […]
In choosing my subject terms, I attempted to streamline my terms to match the content of the reports. In keeping the terms for themes and other aspects of my reports […]
The methodology I employed for choosing certain overall subject terms for my patrol report volume was to look at the subject terms I used for each patrol report within my […]
Some of the main key terms I chose that I think were the most important were; poultry project, cattle project, election, political education, development, economic development, roads, self-government, and agriculture. […]