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Writing 130: Grant and Proposal Writing (Ocena)


Welcome to the Writing 130 Course Guide. This guide is designed to take you through the research process and help you further develop your skills to meet the goals of your course. Feel free to contact me, your librarian, or your course instructor at any time for help. My contact information is in the box on the left (or at the top of the page, if you're on a mobile device).

Research is a Process (Infographic)

Research is an iterative process. Instead of straightforward and linear, it is repetitive and cyclical. As you move through the steps to learn, you should modify and revise your strategies. Don't be afraid to return to an earlier step to reset your process!Research is a Process infographic; follow the long description link for a web accessible version

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4/01/2024 Lesson Plan

Assignment Details

During the second half of the semester, you will work with a team of peers to write a grant proposal in partnership with a community organization or individual.  In partnership with this community organization or individual, you will work in teams to write a grant that could be submitted by the individual or organization for funding.

Library Class

We have two goals today:

  1. Identify information that helps your group understand the context of your community partners.
  2. Locate readings for developing leadership plans consistent with their sector/industry. 


Working in your groups, you will...

  1. Determine keywords to use to find the research described above.
  2. Identify appropriate search options
    • Librarian demonstration of a database search & an open web search
  3. Search for resources 
    • Librarian will be available to provide support

Context is Everything

"Context is everything" graphic