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The Dialogic Term Paper

Memphis State University's Dean Hammer (political science) and David Crowe (English) suggest that students set up a dialogue between two thinkers to foster critical thought and get away from the standard term paper format. The exercise should follow these guidelines:

The Guidelines

The Potential Benefits

This exercise is useful because it

For more information on this term paper format, see Hammer, Dean C. "Giving Flesh to Ideas: Constructing a Cultural Dialogue." PS: Political Science and Politics. 27.2 (June 1994): 259-61.

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