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CNV Guidelines - Previous Revision

The next 2-year program for CNV will begin in the summer of 2010; deadline for proposal submissions will be March 15, 2010.

In a separate, typed statement, please explain what you propose to do.  Applicants for the Cultivating New Voices Program should include the following in their proposals.  Please use the headings below for each section of your proposal.  Included with these questions are the criteria used by the Trustees for rating each of the areas.

1.  Completed Cover Sheet (downloadable PDF).

2.  Abstract of no more than 150 words (one page, double-spaced) that includes:

a.         Concise statement of purpose, significance of the study, and research questions.
b.         Summary description of the research design.
c.         Summary description of methods of collecting and analyzing data.

3.  Narrative of 7-10 double-spaced pages (excluding single-spaced references) that includes items a-c below.

a.         Statement of the research problem and significance to English Language Arts.
            Criteria:  Is the research problem clearly stated? 
b.         Review of related research.
            Criteria: Is the review up-to-date and adequate in scope and  depth?  Is the relationship of the problem to previous research made clear?
c.         Detailed description of design of the study. 
            Criteria: Is the approach appropriate to the exploration and analysis of the problem?  Are the methods clearly explained? 

d.         Please include your curriculum vitae along with a letter of recommendation.

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