This guide will help students in BIOC70 to find relevant resources for the Task Force Project or Briefing Document assignment, find supportive materials in library databases, create effective search strategies, and develop their topic.
Focused on writing briefing documents for decision making in the government.
Section 1: Planning the briefing note
Section 2: Searching for and producing information
Section 3: Writing a draft of the briefing note
Section 4: Reviewing the draft briefing note
In this guide you will discover:
What is a policy assignment?
Types of policy assignments
Policy Brief/Briefing Note
Reading and Analyzing Policy
Writing Policy Assignments
Research and Writing Process
The detailed documents helps you to:
identify two types of policy briefs (advocacy and objective);
describe the characteristics of a policy brief;
describe the structure and contents of a policy brief; and
conceptualize a policy brief about a food security issue.