Our article, titled “Reinforcing College Reading Strategies in the Library Classroom” was published in the Spring 2013 issue of LOEX Quarterly. 40(1).
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“Building on Kuhlthau’s Model” Handout: https://www.dropbox.com/s/mecdb58aou75lzb/worksheet%20research%20process%20model-1.docx
“Reading Cycle during the Research Process” Handout: https://www.dropbox.com/s/wa5vo30cwaov7l8/reading%20cycle%20handout.docx
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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?
Citations for the articles we use when we teach this lesson:
DeAngelis, M. (1997, Autumn). Orchestrated (dis)orientation: Roller coasters, theme
parks, and postmodernism. Cultural Critique, 1997(37), 107-129.
Meston, C. M., & Frohlich, P. F. (2003, December). Love at first fright: Partner salience
moderates roller-coaster-induced excitation transfer. Archives of Sexual Behavior,
Links to further reading:
About Students’ Research Process
Carol Kuhlthau’s Information Search Process http://comminfo.rutgers.edu/~kuhlthau/information_search_process.htm
“Finding context: What today’s college students say about conducting research in the digital age” Project Information Literacy http://projectinfolit.org/pdfs/PIL_ProgressReport_2_2009.pdf
About Reading Apprenticeship
California Community Colleges Reading Apprenticeship Project http://ra.3csn.org/
The Reading Apprenticeship Framework http://www.wested.org/cs/sli/print/docs/sli/ra_framework.htm
About Rhetorical Analysis
What are “rhetorical moves” in writing?
Important article by Ken Hyland about literacy, genre, and rhetorical analysis
The IMRAD (Intro, Methods, Results, AND, Analysis) paper is a prototype for the IMRDC – sometimes they are used interchangeably. Here are two good articles that analyze the IMRAD genre.