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June 1 Externship Presentation

  1. 1. General Structure of the Project – Write a proposal that includes the following: an explanation of the problem; detailed explanations of at least three possible solutions; and your recommended solution with an explanation of why this solution would work best in the problem scenario you are addressing. This proposal must include internal citations for sources used. Be specific with your examples, reference your sources/research, previous course-work and if applicable examples from your externship site. For example, if your proposed solution has been used by other organizations, what impact did it have? SEE Externship Project Need Help – Libguides http://jwucharlotte.libguides.com/seeexternship
  2. 2. Phase One – Works Cited – 15 Sources Friday, June 19, 2009 before 1 PM. Phase Two – Thesis Statement and Outline Friday, July 10, 2009 before 1 PM Phase Three- Final Project Thursday, July 30, 2009 before 1 PM SEE Externship Project Need Help – Libguides http:// jwucharlotte.libguides.com/seeexternship
  3. 3. Phase One – Works Cited Page What is a Works Cited Page ? A Works Cited page in MLA format is " a list which contains all the works that you will cite in your text. The list simplifies documentation by permitting you to make only brief references to these works in the text" ( Gibaldi, Joseph. MLA Handbook for Writers of Research Papers . New York: Modern Language Association of America, 2003. pg 144). SEE Externship Project
  4. 4. Phase One – Works Cited Page ( Research the Scenario and offer Possible Solutions) Fifteen Sources External –Books, Articles- 13 total Internal – Interviews (no more than 3) Use reliable sources – Subject encyclopedias Periodicals-Journals, Trade Publications Reference books SEE Externship Project
  5. 5. <ul><li>Phase One – Works Cited </li></ul><ul><li>Remember </li></ul><ul><li>Alphabetize </li></ul><ul><li>Do not need to number </li></ul><ul><li>Links to electronic articles need access-check that they work </li></ul><ul><li>Use reliable sources – </li></ul><ul><li>Subject encyclopedias </li></ul><ul><li>Periodicals-Journals, Trade Publications </li></ul><ul><li>Reference books </li></ul>SEE Externship Project
  6. 6. Phase One – Works Cited Page Example SEE Externship Project
  7. 7. <ul><li>The Research Process </li></ul><ul><li>Research the Scenario- explain its origins and impact </li></ul><ul><li>Research and Present Possible Solutions- what others have done to address this scenario </li></ul><ul><li>Recommend a solution- Your Site </li></ul><ul><li>Mention Site Name </li></ul>SEE Externship Project
  8. 8. Finding Good Resources Different Types of Sources-Content Scholarly- Journals (Reviewed Material, Experts) Popular – Magazines Different Types of Sources-Distance Primary- Contemporary Accounts, Original Documents Examples- Novels, Research Data from a Study, Interviews Secondary – Interpret Primary Sources, A step removed Examples -An article about a novel, a commentary on an interview SEE Externship Project
  9. 9. Library Catalog Databases Johnson & Wales http://library.jwu. edu Don’t forget http://plcmc.org Journal Locator/Virtual Reference Subject Sites/ Libguides SEE Externship Project ***Interlibrary Loan***
  10. 10. <ul><li>Choosing Databases and Searching Strategies </li></ul><ul><li>Database Guide </li></ul><ul><li>Subject Sites </li></ul><ul><li>Journal Locator </li></ul>SEE Externship Project
  11. 11. <ul><li>Evaluating Web Resources </li></ul><ul><li>Criteria </li></ul><ul><li>Accuracy </li></ul><ul><li>Authority </li></ul><ul><li>Currency </li></ul><ul><li>Objectivity </li></ul><ul><li>Relevance </li></ul>SEE Externship Project
  12. 12. Phase Two –Thesis statement And Outline What is a Thesis Statement ? A thesis statement in an essay is a sentence that explicitly identifies the purpose of the paper or previews its main ideas SEE Externship Project
  13. 13. <ul><li>Phase Two –Thesis statement And Outline </li></ul><ul><li>Constructing a Thesis </li></ul><ul><li>A Good Thesis: </li></ul><ul><li>Clearly takes a stand or position on a topic </li></ul><ul><li>Justifies the position or opinion with reasons </li></ul><ul><li>Expresses one idea </li></ul><ul><li>Serves as a roadmap or structure for the paper * </li></ul><ul><li>*ASU Libraries </li></ul>SEE Externship Project
  14. 14. Phase Two – Thesis Statement and Outline Thesis Examples : Move from General to Specific The North and South fought the Civil War for many reasons, some of which were the same and some different. Becomes While both Northerners and Southerners believed they fought against tyranny and oppression, Northerners focused on the oppression of slaves while Southerners defended their own right to self-government. * *UNC-Chapel Hill Website SEE Externship Project
  15. 15. Phase Two – Thesis Statement and Outline Thesis Examples : As many organizations are forced to cut expenses including advertising budgets, firms are beginning to focus on social networking sites and blogs for their margin. How to plan a successful budget friendly event for a non-profit organization. SEE Externship Project
  16. 16. Phase Two – Thesis Statement and Outline What is an outline ? A way to organize your paper – a “flow chart” or diagram of the paper’s construction SEE Externship Project
  17. 17. Phase Two – Thesis Statement and Outline Outline Example SEE Externship Project Thesis Statement (explanation of the problem) Possible Solution 1 and supporting citations Possible Solution 2 and supporting citations Possible Solution 3 and supporting citations Your recommended solution and support for why it would work best at your site
  18. 18. Phase Three– Final Project Putting it Together Go over Requirements Work with your advisor , librarian and Jan-Marie SEE Externship Project
  19. 19. Phase Three– Final Project Help organizing and writing your paper A taste for writing : composition for culinarians / Vivian C. Cadbury ; photographs by the author SEE Externship Project
  20. 20. Phase Three– Final Project Rubric SEE Externship Project Information Literacy Proposal Rubric Main point/more-than-just-facts thesis present and supported Distracting errors in punctuation/grammar/word usage/spelling Citations/Works Cited/quotation marks Sources are relevance, reliable and credible (Ex. trade publications, academic journals, newspapers, books, reputable Web sources)
  21. 21. Phase Three– Final Project Final Project : Libguides –Final Projects Tab http://jwucharlotte.libguides.com/seeexternship SEE Externship Project
  22. 22. If you need a hard copy of this presentation or any of these examples, go to the SEE Externship Library Guide page Good Luck ! Any Questions ? SEE Externship Project