Dr. Laura L. Runge
ENG 6005 Scholarly Writing and Research
Class Objectives: Reflect on writing practice and goals
Guest Speaker: Dr. Meredith Zoetewey
Discuss Bibliography, the art of research
Discuss the incorporation of research
Discuss blog readings - current events in publishing
Due for today:
Harner, excerpt of pamphlet on bibliography (in documents)
Post #10 Current events in publication
Notes and Discussion Questions:
2. Harner, bibliography
How does Harner describe the process of bibliography, and how might this relate to your work?
Make a short list of the topics that you will research for your draft prospectus and bibliography. What steps do you need to take to reach the level comprehensiveness in annotated bibliography suggested by Harner's process?
What tools can you use (electronic, physical, mental) to facilitate and organize this process?
Examine sample bibliographies in your field. What do they offer you as examples?
What strands of research operate in her project?
How does she use existing scholarship?
What relationship does her own writing make to existing scholarship?
Are they any particularly helpful examples of incorporating research in these chapters that you can isolate? What about the example is particularly illustrative?
Do you have any trouble following the breadcrumbs in her citations? Are they reasonable and accurate?
Do you sense any difficulty with existing scholarship in this work?
4: Discussion of Current Events