ACRL 2015: Slow Journey Over the Threshold

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worksheet research process model-1-page0001 (2)“Building on Kuhlthau’s Model” Handout: https://www.dropbox.com/s/mecdb58aou75lzb/worksheet%20research%20process%20model-1.docx

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“Reading Cycle during the Research Process” Handout: https://www.dropbox.com/s/wa5vo30cwaov7l8/reading%20cycle%20handout.docx

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Handout reading diagram-1-page0001 (2)“Academic Reading Diagram” Handout: https://www.dropbox.com/s/trzqxrxxvvfz2xa/Handout%20reading%20diagram-1.docx

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Guiding Questions for Initial Article Analysis

You’ve decided to write a college paper about the importance of the thrilling effect of roller coasters and you’ve found only a few articles.

Take a few moments to look at these two articles and answer the following questions based on your first impressions.

  •  Which of these two articles is more intimidating and why?
  • Which of these articles would be easier to pull quotes out of?  Why?
  • Which of these articles would be easier to paraphrase for some background or context in your own paper?  Why?
  • How could you use each article to find more research?