KNOW THE DISCIPLINES
Using the table below, on a scale of 1-10 where 1 represents the lowest level of knowledge and 10 the highest, estimate your level knowledge for each of the disciplines:
|DISCIPLINE||COMBINED LEVEL OF KNOWLEDGE ON 1-10 SCALE, LOW TO HIGH|
Compare rankings above with your fellow judges. Identify three disciplines about which you, as a team, have deficient knowledge and briefly explain how you intend to redress this.
Which two disciplines do you feel you know the least about?
Visit the professional association website for these two disciplines. Navigate through each site for a few minutes. Eventually, jot down a few points you have learned about each discipline. (Search “Canadian” or “American” before the discipline name, followed by the word “Association,” such as “Canadian Political Science Association.”)
- Which sites did you select?
- What did you discover about them?
- What kinds of research or interests do they appear to promote?
- What reasons or stated goals guide their activities?