User talk:Mia Huddleston

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Week 2 Feedback

Here is the feedback on your Week 2 assignment.

  • Thank you for completing the assignment on time.
  • You did not provide a link to the Week 2 assignment on your individual journal entry. You need to go back and add the list of assignment pages to your template (you just have your own journal entries and shared entries right now) so that you don't miss this in the future.
  • You made changes to the Summary field about 85% of the time; this is very good, but we want to make that closer to 100% of the time.
  • Your electronic notebook clearly states the rationale and methods for what you did when attempting to make a purple protein, but you are missing the answers to some of the questions posed in the handout. You needed to provide the amino acid sequences for the four starting flowers, an allele, color, and amino acid sequence table, and the genotype-phenotype rules.
  • Note that Valine is not an aromatic amino acid. Only Phenylalanine and Tyrosine have benzene rings, while Tryptophan has a two-ring structure.
  • In your Acknowledgments section, give a little more detail as to the nature of the collaboration with your homework partners; what were the contributions of each person?
  • In your References, please link to the Assignment 2 page because that was a main source for this week.
  • Overall, this was a good first attempt at a electronic lab notebook. In the future, don't forget to explicitly include all the answers to questions posed in the exercise.

Kam D. Dahlquist 16:43, 23 September 2016 (EDT)

Week 1 Feedback

Here is the feedback on your Week 1 Assignment. Thank you for completing the bulk of the assignment on time (it is noted that you made edits to your User page past the deadline, but that the required elements were submitted on time; you also added answers to the shared journal past the deadline). I am not penalizing for late entries for the Week 1 assignment, but will do so starting with Week 2. You may make up the points you missed on this assignment by completing the requested changes by the Week 3 wiki deadline, midnight Tuesday, September 20 (Monday night/Tuesday morning).

  • You completed all of the the items in the assignment, except for the following:
    • Your snail mail address is appearing as a "run-on" sentence. It is a peculiarity of wiki syntax that if you want text to appear on a separate line, you have to put an empty line in between them, not just a single return. Alternately, you could use a bulleted list for this.
    • Your work experience on your page links only to your resume. Providing a short summary on the page would be useful.
    • You need to send me an e-mail with the answers to the e-mail questions, even if your answers are "no".
    • You wrote something in the Summary field for 54 out of 56 changes, or 96% of the time--keep up the good work--we are aiming at 100% of the time, so you're nearly there.
    • You linked your name on the course People page to your user page, but your wiki syntax does not use a label. Using a label gives a much neater appearance.
    • You have only two levels of headings; for the assignment, you need three. That means you need headers with 2, "==", 3, "===", and 4, "====" sets of equals signs.
    • You have not provided a link to a website external to the wiki.
    • You created a template with the lists of assignments and individual journals, but you are missing the list of class journals. Thus, you have missed the requirement to link to the Week 1 Class journal from your user page. You also have a stray "red link" to a template page that does not exist. You should remove this link.
    • You included the Acknowledgments section, but you need to include the statement:
      • While I worked with the people noted above, this individual journal entry was completed by me and not copied from another source.
      • Followed by your wiki signature.
    • The References section is missing entirely. It needs to be included every week. For Week 1, it can just reference the Week 1 assignment page.
    • You can delete all of the auto-text that OpenWetWare placed on your Talk page below my feedback, if you want.
  • I'm glad you enjoyed the Janovy article!

Kam D. Dahlquist 02:55, 13 September 2016 (EDT)


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