Research is formalized curiosity. It is poking and prying with purpose.
Zora Neale Hurston
Let's start thinking about Discourse!
According to Ruiz (2009), "From a sociological standpoint, discourse is defined as any practice by which individuals imbue reality with meaning" (para. 3).
- The Critical Media Project
- Trump and Gendered Discourse
In order to get started with our next unit of study, Research and Information Literacy, you will need choose a topic to investigate.
In addition to choosing a topic, you will also need to adopt a new conceptual framework for conducting research that is geared for research at the college-level.
- How much research do you on a daily basis? And here we will define research loosely as any work done to seek out information.
Read the following in the Gender Reader
- "The Five Sexes: Why Male and Female Are Not Enough" by Anne Fausto-Sterling p. 62