What is a primary source?
- “Original source”- Data authors generate themselves.
- Multimodal source.
- Dependant upon who’s using it
What is a “secondary source”?
- Reporting someone’s point of view about data already generated.
- Example: reading new papers of the person on your names quilt
Objective description (writing down specific details) what’s there
- There’s a woman
- Her head is slightly turned to the right
- The photo is grey scale
- She’s focusing on something (eyes are narrow)
- There is a sign that says “Good coffee, cheaper than Prozac”
- It looks like the lady has eyebrow makeup and eye make up on. (dark & thick)
- The woman’s ear is bare
- Summed up: The woman’s head is slightly turned to the right, and it appears that she is focusing on something.
- The woman’s head is turned, slightly to the right. Her eyes appear narrowed on a point behind her. Her mouth is drawn straight.
Subjective experience (memories, analogies, judgments, conclusions, analysis, imaged, connections, relationship) drawing conclusions
- She looks confused
- She could be working, possibly at a restaurant
- Her eyebrows look like she drew them on
- Photo seems to be taken decades ago
- The woman has a snotty look on her face
Context (“facts surrounding the thing time/place/ social context)
Write complete sentences when describing objective description.Useful terms: “it appears to be” “seems like” generate a lot of material.
In annotations draw connections to yourself.