Article Summary :
For this assignment you will write a summary essay for the following article, which considers how different college environments shape Latino identity (article posted below):
Reyes, Daisy Verduzco. 2017. DISPARATE LESSONS: Racial Climates and Identity- Formation Processes Among Latino Students. Du Bois Review: Social Science Research on Race 124.
A summary essay should be organized to clearly state the main components of the article, and then your brief assessment. Your essay should be approximately 2 double-spaced pages, and no more than 3.
Required Elements :
Your summary essay should clearly describe the following information (1 paragraph recommended per element):
Motivation/Research Question Explain the point of the article: what is the question (or questions) the author is trying to answer and why is it (or are they) of interest?
Methods Describe how the author answered her question(s): type of research, data, participants, measures, and procedure (how data was gathered and analyzed)
Results Summarize the key results of the study. What did the author find? What was expected or surprising? Include at least one example from the research evidence.
Implications Explain why it matters. What are the broader lessons of this research, either for how we understand schools or for educational policy?
Assessment Provide a brief analysis of the article. Possibilities include: What are your opinions of the main results? Are they right?
It may be useful to quote key text from the article. If so, you must clearly indicate the passage with quotation marks and provide a reference to the specific page number.