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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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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?

Resources to Explore

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,

32(6), 537-544.

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?
http://www3.nd.edu/~cmick/cwr/rhetorical_moves.pdf

Important article by Ken Hyland about literacy, genre, and rhetorical analysis
http://lovewonder.sg1006.myweb.hinet.net/Integrated%20Course/GENRE–LANGUAGE,%20CONTEXT,%20AND%20LITERACY.pdf

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.
http://www.doiserbia.nb.rs/(A(gPfS2KqkzgEkAAAAMTQ4ZDZhYTktNzkwYi00MTMzLTkxMDItZTM5OTIyOWQ2N2NmcgQ9mWL5Ea__T-6FHvF5IDUz0KI1))/img/doi/0354-7310/2003/0354-73100303203T.pdf

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC442179/