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EN 103-008, Julia Coursey, Karleigh Knorr

Option 2: Methods for Approaching Research

This lesson corresponds with The Norton Field Guide to Writing 4th Edition, P281-284 Writing as Inquiry; Norton P289-297 Generating Ideas and Texts

In this session, students will learn how to analyze a topic, use reference resources, and develop a search strategy for finding sources for their writing assignments.

This class will cover:

  • how to  narrow a topic and brainstorm topic ideas
  • how to identify key concepts and controlled vocabulary
  • how to use reference tools 
  • how to select search terms and develop a search strategy

Learning outcomes:

  1. Students will break a topic down into smaller components in order to engage in the iterative process of narrowing a research question.
  2. Students will select terms related to their key concepts in order to develop a search strategy.

Related LibGuide: EN 103: Honors First Year Writing by Sara Whitver

Tuesday, October 17, 2017
9:30am - 10:45am
Gorgas 204F
EN 102
  Humanities Instruction  

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Karleigh Riesen

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