For an upcoming assignment in this class, you'll need to identify, read, analyze and review one scholarly (peer-reviewed) article on some aspect of ancient Greek history. How will you know if you've chosen a "good" article? What makes one article more appropriate for this assignment than another?
Suppose you're interested in the broad topic of slavery in ancient Greece. You've identified three scholarly articles from your searches and now need to select one to review:
Which article will you select? Why? Working in pairs, identify at least five evaluation criteria. Be prepared to explain your decision to the rest of the class.
During the preview phase, when you're still considering multiple articles, you'll want to concentrate on these key elements:
Once you've selected the article, you can actively read for content, argument, analysis and evaluation. For more information on this active reading process, consider these guides as well:
Spring 2019 Hours