Class ideas about Wikipedia Advantages for research Disadvantages for research Broad span of information Not always reliable Different view points Resources are not cited properly Hyperlinked Biased
Undergraduate conference (extra credit will be awarded) See the handout.
Academic Freedom after 9/11: A Symposium Cary Nelson, AAUP President; Ward Churchill, Internationally known Native American scholar and former Professor at the University of Colorado at Boulder. 6 pm, Eberly Auditorium
Enjoy the movie events that IUP offers:
International film festivals. The upcoming movie is After the Wedding , Feb. 8 th , 6:30-8:30 @ Indiana Theatre.
Curse of the Golden Flower (Hong Kong/China) Film showings at 6:00pm & 8:30pm Feb. 22 nd .
Step 1: Write the one question that you think would be the most interesting focus for your paper?—This will be your “Research question”
Step 2: Generate new set of questions under the first question. What are additional questions that most interest you and might help you discover the answers to your research? (See the example on page 50) You can use the Time, Place, Person and Story
Write as quickly as you can about a research topic that you would like to explore in this class. It can be about your major, politics, community service. You can also create an idea map/research inventory, just like we did last week.
What are you interested in researching in this class?
Why are you interested in this? What is the importance of this topic (e.g. to you, to your community etc.)
How you are going to explore the topic (e.g., interview some people, observations)? Specify what data you will gather.