Updating the Research Paper: New Approaches in Academic Writing <ul><li>Susan Kelly </li></ul><ul><li>ExceLEARN </li></ul>...
Rationale
Context <ul><li>University Students </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Many planning on graduate study overseas </li></ul></ul>
Trouble with the Typical Research Paper
Solutions <ul><li>Mix It Up Day Papers </li></ul><ul><li>I-Search Papers </li></ul>
First Year Students <ul><li>Needs: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Introduction to citation and understanding of how to avoid plagia...
Mix It Up Day <ul><li>Teach Tolerance website </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.tolerance.org/mix-it-up. </li></ul></ul>
Past Topics <ul><li>Visiting a mosque </li></ul><ul><li>Simulating a disability </li></ul><ul><li>Taking care of young chi...
Required Elements <ul><li>Narrative  </li></ul><ul><li>Paraphrasing </li></ul><ul><li>Two - Three citations </li></ul>
Examples Sharing by Blogging
Author’s Chair <ul><li>Sharing in coffee house readings </li></ul>
I-Search <ul><li>Shortcomings of traditional research papers </li></ul><ul><li>Ken Macrorie’s solution </li></ul><ul><li>C...
Topics <ul><li>Brainstorming </li></ul><ul><li>Small group story sessions </li></ul>
Destination Weddings
Marketing   Baseball in  Korea
Women’s Roles in the Middle East
<ul><li>Explain the interest </li></ul><ul><li>Describe the story of the search </li></ul><ul><li>Present what was learned...
Preventing Plagiarism <ul><li>Fewer online I-search papers available </li></ul><ul><li>Teach proper citation and paraphras...
Small Group Discussion <ul><li>What kind of Mix It Up Day essay would you write? </li></ul><ul><li>How would you modify th...
Q & A <ul><li>Any questions? </li></ul>
References <ul><li>Southern Poverty Law Institute, (2010)  http ://www.tolerance.org/mix-it-up . </li></ul><ul><li>Csiksze...
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Kotesol 2010

  1. 1. Updating the Research Paper: New Approaches in Academic Writing <ul><li>Susan Kelly </li></ul><ul><li>ExceLEARN </li></ul><ul><li>Korean National University of Education </li></ul>
  2. 2. Rationale
  3. 3. Context <ul><li>University Students </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Many planning on graduate study overseas </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. Trouble with the Typical Research Paper
  5. 5. Solutions <ul><li>Mix It Up Day Papers </li></ul><ul><li>I-Search Papers </li></ul>
  6. 6. First Year Students <ul><li>Needs: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Introduction to citation and understanding of how to avoid plagiarism </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Their Previous Writing Experience </li></ul>
  7. 7. Mix It Up Day <ul><li>Teach Tolerance website </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.tolerance.org/mix-it-up. </li></ul></ul>
  8. 8. Past Topics <ul><li>Visiting a mosque </li></ul><ul><li>Simulating a disability </li></ul><ul><li>Taking care of young children </li></ul><ul><li>Going on a blind date </li></ul><ul><li>Doing a new sport </li></ul>
  9. 9. Required Elements <ul><li>Narrative </li></ul><ul><li>Paraphrasing </li></ul><ul><li>Two - Three citations </li></ul>
  10. 10. Examples Sharing by Blogging
  11. 11. Author’s Chair <ul><li>Sharing in coffee house readings </li></ul>
  12. 12. I-Search <ul><li>Shortcomings of traditional research papers </li></ul><ul><li>Ken Macrorie’s solution </li></ul><ul><li>Context </li></ul>
  13. 13. Topics <ul><li>Brainstorming </li></ul><ul><li>Small group story sessions </li></ul>
  14. 14. Destination Weddings
  15. 15. Marketing Baseball in Korea
  16. 16. Women’s Roles in the Middle East
  17. 17. <ul><li>Explain the interest </li></ul><ul><li>Describe the story of the search </li></ul><ul><li>Present what was learned </li></ul><ul><li>Cite references </li></ul>Elements
  18. 18. Preventing Plagiarism <ul><li>Fewer online I-search papers available </li></ul><ul><li>Teach proper citation and paraphrasing </li></ul><ul><li>Students hand in copies of articles used </li></ul><ul><li>Teacher demonstrates plagiarism checks </li></ul>
  19. 19. Small Group Discussion <ul><li>What kind of Mix It Up Day essay would you write? </li></ul><ul><li>How would you modify these projects for your classes? </li></ul><ul><li>What would you do for an I-Search Paper? </li></ul>
  20. 20. Q & A <ul><li>Any questions? </li></ul>
  21. 21. References <ul><li>Southern Poverty Law Institute, (2010) http ://www.tolerance.org/mix-it-up . </li></ul><ul><li>Csikszentmihalyi, M. and Larson, R. (1986), Being adolescent : conflict and growth in the teenage years. Basic Books. </li></ul><ul><li>  Kelly, S. (June, 2008). Building Community in the Writing Classroom, Essential Teacher, TESOL. </li></ul><ul><li>  Yoshida, K. (November, 2004). Connecting the Fish Bowl to the Open Seas. Asia TEFL Plenary </li></ul>

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