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Looking for sources

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Looking for sources

  1. 1. ACADEMIC WRITING: LOOKING FOR SOURCES Elba Méndez García
  2. 2. Looking for (reliable) sources Print sources  Books  Periodicals (journals, magazines, newsletters, newspapers)  Proceedings and papers (of/at meetings and symposia)  Dissertations and theses Electronic media  Periodicals (journals, magazines, newsletters, newspapers)  Research reports  Proceedings and papers (of/at meetings and symposia)
  3. 3. Print Sources: Books A Basic Bibliography for Language Teacher Educators: The Teacher Trainer journal  http://www.tttjournal.co.uk/index.php?page=ba ck_articles  Activity 1: Team up by letters A-Z. Go through the Table of Contents of all available books in the library.
  4. 4. Looking for (reliable) sources on line  DON’Ts (X)  Wikipedia  Non-academic web sites  Google at random  DOs (√)  Library searches  Google Académico  University web sites  Organization web sites  Recommended journals and archives
  5. 5. Recommended journals and archives Free journals and archives  Subject Centre for Languages, Linguistics and Area Studies  http://www.llas.ac.uk/resources/gpg/1409  The Internet TESL Journal  http://iteslj.org/Articles/  English Teaching Forum Online  http://exchanges.state.gov/englishteaching/forum- journal.html  MEXTESOL Journal  http://www.mextesol.org.mx/  TESOL Connections  http://www.tesol.org/s_tesol/seccss.asp?CID=154&DID=162 4  Virtual libraries: c) applied linguistics / TESOL - journals & online articles  http://www.englishstudydirect.com/OSAC/ebookappling7.ht m  The Reading Matrix  http://www.readingmatrix.com/journal.html  Language Learning and Technology  http://llt.msu.edu/  Current Issues in Education  http://cie.asu.edu/ojs/index.php/cieatasu Pay for access journals  TESOL Quarterly Online, TESOL Journal and Essential Teacher  http://www.tesol.org/  The Reading Teacher  http://www.reading.org/General/Publications/Journ als/RT.aspx  The Modern Language Journal  http://mlj.miis.edu/  Language Teaching Research  http://ltr.sagepub.com/  ELT Journal  http://eltj.oxfordjournals.org/  Journal of Transformative Education  http://jtd.sagepub.com/
  6. 6. Recommended journals and archives  The Internet TESL Journal http://iteslj.org/Articles/  English Teaching Forum Online http://exchanges.state.gov/englishteaching/for um-journal.html  MEXTESOL Journal http://www.mextesol.org.mx/
  7. 7. Recommended journals and archives  Activity 2: Team up. Bring the Table of Contents from a past issue of the journals. You should have 4 Tables of Contents, 2 issues of each journal.  English Teaching Forum Online http://exchanges.state.gov/englishteaching/for um-journal.html  MEXTESOL Journal http://www.mextesol.org.mx/
  8. 8. Recommended journals and archives  Activity 3: Work individually but help each other. Save 2 articles that relate to something of your own interest – copy and paste onto a Word document.  The Internet TESL Journal http://iteslj.org/Articles/

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