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Think Like a Researcher: Instruction Resources: Summary - Readings

Teaching Research And Information Literacy (TRAIL) Curriculum Resources for Writing 10

TRAIL Course Readings

Information Literacy-Focused TRAIL Course Readings

  1. Carr, Nicholas. "Is Google making us stupid?." Yearbook of the National Society for the Study of Education 107, no. 2 (2008): 89-94.
  2. Head, Alison J. "Learning curve: How college graduates solve information problems once they join the workplace." Available at SSRN 2165031 (2012).
  3. Head, Alison J. "Learning the ropes: How freshmen conduct course research once they enter college." Available at SSRN 2364080 (2013).
  4. Howard, Rebecca Moore, Tricia Serviss, and Tanya K. Rodrigue. "Writing from sources, writing from sentences." Writing & Pedagogy 2.2 (2010): 177-192.
  5. Majoo, Farhad. "You Won't Finish this Article." Slate. 6 June 2013.
  6. Stedman, Kyle D. "Annoying ways people use sources." Writing Spaces: Readings on Writing (2011): 242-246.

Additional Readings:

Kantz, Margaret. "Helping Students Use Textual Sources Persuasively." College English 52.1 (1990): 74-91. Web. (*also published in Writing About Writing version, see MWP Canvas Project site)

Prior, Paul. "Tracing Process: How Texts Come Into Being.” What Writing Does and How It Does It. Bazerman, Charles, and Paul A. Prior. What Writing Does and How It Does It: An Introduction to Analyzing Texts and Textual Practices. Hoboken: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, 2003. 167-200. Ebook or PDF (*also published in Writing About Writing version, see MWP Canvas Project site)