Announcements

  • Extra Credit Opportunity:*Oct. 17: ‘The Election of 1912 and its Contemporary Significance’ Public Forum: Join the College of Liberal Arts at Texas A&M-Corpus Christi and Humanities Texas for an evening of discussion about the election of 1912 as well as its parallels to subsequent elections and its relevance today. The free public forum will be held from 4:30 – 6:30 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 17, in the University Center, Lone Star Ballroom. Participating TAMU-CC scholars include Dr. David Blanke, Dr. Jen Brown, and Dr. Anthony Quiroz. Nick Jimenez, editorial page editor emeritus for the Corpus Christi Caller-Times, will serve as moderator.

Information Literacy

Working with Your Research Log

  • You two research goals for today:
    • Goal #1 - Come up with a starter list of research questions for your primary source/topic! Add these questions to your research log.
      • What is a research question?
      • What is inquiry?
    • Goal #2 -Find 3 Scholarly sources for your research log. Create a citation for each source in MLA
      • What is a scholarly, peer-reviewed source?
      • Let's think rhetorically --who is the intended audience for

Research Resources for Learning Community E

Homework

  • In NWWK, Read Section 4.3, which starts on p. 64. Write a brief paragraph, summarizing the section, being certain to mention the main idea. Additionally, you should use one complete sentence quote in your paragraph. I want you to use a signal phrase to introduce your quote. In your paragraph, practice good paragraph structure by using T.E.A
    • Topic
    • Evidence
    • Analysis

Please bring a hard copy to class on Wednesday! Your paper should be MLA formatted.

  • Start reading and taking notes on your sources. Use your Research Log to keep track of your notes:
    • Create a citation for each source
    • Write a summary of the source and consider how you could use the material to help with WP3?

0399 for this Week

Week Eight