Writing Conferences

Next week we will be meeting for 1-on-1 conferences in lieu of class sessions. As noted in class, these meetings should be viewed as a chance to get help with strategy on refining and building your draft paper. It is important to prepare for this meeting and taking advantage of …

Research Practices: Finding, Organizing

Today we’ll be discussing finding sources and organizing research material. I’ll post all the ideas we share in class here, as well as my strategies that I outline in class. Use the comment section to share any methods or techniques you think of outside of class. Finding Sources (Non-Library) Wikipedia …

Academic Disciplines, Discourses

In preparation for our academic audience projects we’ll be discussing academic discourses and the function of academic disciplines in the creation of knowledge. One of the challenges will be to think about how your particular interests and goals in research map onto our inherited system of academic disciplines and their …

Welcome to HS381, Research Writing

Hello All! This is the website for our Spring course on research writing. We’ll be using this site to capture work, curate and share resources, and communicate outside of or in-class sessions. Click on the Syllabus link above to download the document, or the Schedule to keep up to date …