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Breakdown Forum

I thought I would create a place to post breakdowns 

second round edits


text to accompany figure 7 drafted

created and formatted figure 7


GR 1st graf

not enough time 


video stuff

virtual stuff 

adjusted fig 6B 

finalized figure 7 and both captions

fixed the text 

submission to accountant

1) open monthy accounting protocol DONE

2) excerpt the applicable sections DONE

3) start another breakdown DONE

titles and captions

1) figure out if there are word limits on section or figure titles DONE

2) camera icon DONE 

3) Figure 4 title and caption (read section of paper first) DONE

4) Figure 5 title and caption(read section of paper first) DONE

5) Figure 6 title and caption (read section of paper first) DONE

figure 6B

1) look at the chapter and jot down subjects according to section DONE

2) organize subjects into groups of 3-4 per day DONE

3) come up with 2-3 activities per day. adequate variety but not too much DONE

4) decide on a duration for each day DONE

5) Fill in the figure DONE

6) make a caption MOVED TO NEXT BREAKDOWN

7) figure out if there are word limits on figure titles or section titles MOVED

8) make a breakdown for finalizing figure titles and captions DONE


1) go through existing text highlighting major points i want to make DONE

2) make a decision about m cycle  stuff DONE

3) figure out what the take homes are DONE

4) title the section DONE

feedback section

1) transfer new names and dates to document DONE

2) attach names/dates to feedback DONE

3) fix sentence describing part 1 DONE

3b) fix footnote DONE

4) extract chunks and file them with name and date under headings DONE

5) see if it works and if it does fix the section headings DONE 

6) if it doesn't work make another breakdown NA

feedback section

0) open the new document DONE

1) read the slide and make some notes DONE

2) read the new document and make some notes DONE

3) make some decisions about what to use DONE

4) make a new breakdown DONE


1) explain why first feedback is anonymous in a footnote DONE

2) present first feedback in total DONE

3) elucidate each point and add supporting feedback to each point FIRST PART DONE SECOND PART DOESN'T WORK

4) see if that works and if not make a breakdown for re-organizing the section DONE


1) add feedback in order of impact and add one sentence showing what it demonstrates. 

so that's 7 possible chunks of feedback, which is 14 steps in the breakdown. 

no 15 steps. the first step is to order the feedback

GR 25 jul

1) figures vs. tables DONE

2) map out maximum number of figures/tables/appendices, and figure out where they should go in the paper DONE 

3) look at APA formatting for refs/figures/tables DONE

practice notes

1) summary of changes

2)-4) day by day entrie

5) planning through end sep/oct

publisher email

1) greeting sentence (pandemic- family, business; thanks for all)

2) why i'm writing and a summary of what I need

3) more details about each thing I need 

4) warm and fuzzy closing greetings