Tuesday

TUESDAY 3/5 CLASS WILL MEET IN THE LIBRARY - STABLEY 210.

Homework

Please read from Purdue OWL Plagiarism overview, Is it Plagiarism, Safe Practices.

Please bring at least one article / citation for work in class


Thursday

1. - Avoiding Plagiarism

  • questions from reading? (Common knowledge? When to cite?)
  • Plagiarism Exercise

2. - Evaluating Sources

Sometimes in researching, we might focus on simply gathering sources. But before you begin the work of carefully reading, taking notes, and planning how to incorporate it into your project – you might first want to evaluate it.

Worksheet for Evaluating Sources

Take one of your sources and evaluate its quality and relevance for your project

3. - Compiling a Working Bibliography

Create a file in Dropbox for your Working Bibliography

4. - Fieldwork

Use fieldwork to gather information that might not already exist in secondary sources.

Fieldwork Overvew


Homework

Working Bibliograhy

Return from break with at least six (evaluated) sources for your working bibliography. You may also decide to use break to conduct an interview or other fieldwork. Create a source-evaluation document, save it in Dropbox, and be prepared to print and submit on Tuesday. Evaluating Sources Template

Deadline Reminder: A written, one-page abstract will be due the Thursday after break. A working bibliography will be due soon after that.