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Unit 2 PowerPoint - Understanding Theory and Criminological Research
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This PowerPoint is designed to engage and educate students with the material for a Criminology/Deviance course. This PowerPoint educates students on theory and criminological research.

Subject:
Career and Technical Education
Criminal Justice
Psychology
Social Science
Sociology
Material Type:
Homework/Assignment
Provider:
LOUIS: The Louisiana Library Network
Date Added:
03/11/2021
Using Databases (with Research Log) Lesson
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This activity shows students how to match their information needs and search strategies to appropriate search tools. In this case, students are learning how to find and use academic databases in order to locate resources that are relevant to their academic research assignment.

Subject:
Education
Material Type:
Textbook
Provider:
CUNY Academic Works
Provider Set:
Guttman Community College
Author:
Alexandra Hamlett
Meagan Lacy
Date Added:
01/05/2017
Website Evaluation Lesson
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This activity helps students evaluate their own authority on a particular subject so that they can begin to understand how authority is created and effectively evaluate the authority of other sources they encounter. Additional evaluation criteria is also introduced.

Subject:
Education
Material Type:
Textbook
Provider:
CUNY Academic Works
Provider Set:
Guttman Community College
Author:
Alexandra Hamlett
Meagan Lacy
Date Added:
01/04/2017
Workplace Writing: A Handbook for Common Workplace Genres and Professional Writing
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This handbook is designed for a generalized business writing course that seeks to meet the needs of a variety of student majors and career interests. In it you will find: descriptions and discussions of common genres, both routine and formal, print and electronic, and in-class activities and sample assignments. You will also find commentary on how to adapt the writing process to the rhetorical constraints of a workplace as well as how to think about, conduct, and use research outside an academic setting. Throughout you will note a persistent emphasis on audience awareness and direct style.

Subject:
Business and Communication
Material Type:
Textbook
Author:
Cheryl Rauh
Daniel Von Holten
Danielle Tarner
Anna Goins
Date Added:
07/31/2020
Writing Spaces: Readings on Writing Volume 2
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Volumes in Writing Spaces: Readings on Writing offer multiple perspectives on a wide-range of topics about writing. In each chapter, authors present their unique views, insights, and strategies for writing by addressing the undergraduate reader directly. Drawing on their own experiences, these teachers-as-writers invite students to join in the larger conversation about the craft of writing. Consequently, each essay functions as a standalone text that can easily complement other selected readings in writing or writing-intensive courses across the disciplines at any level.

Reviews available here: https://open.umn.edu/opentextbooks/textbooks/writing-spaces-readings-on-writing-vol-ii

Subject:
Literature and Composition
Material Type:
Textbook
Provider:
Writing Spaces
Author:
Charles Lowe
Pavel Zemliansky
Date Added:
01/01/2011
Written Communication for Engineers
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This course packet seeks to develop the upper level engineering student’s sense of audience and purpose in a research-based context with workplace constraints. It requires the student to choose a technical topic of interest and research it to solve for a specific problem or to meet a typical industry need by way of several assignments: Unsolicited Research Proposal, Progress Report, Visual Aids, and Oral Presentation, all of which lead to the Formal Report. This approach readies students to write informatively and persuasively in the engineering workplace, providing excellent examples of each assignment contributed by former students whose Formal Reports have won first place in the annual Technical Writing Competition. Because users can rely on demonstrably excellent student examples to understand the concepts behind assignments that build on one another rather than on disparate textbook examples, they tend to write better and to be more confident producing documents and giving presentations. In short, they recognize they are among their own in a class that challenges many engineering students. Moreover, since all the Formal Reports have won awards, convincing students they are using good models with which to create their own documents is relatively easy. Finally, mining excellent student documents makes certain skill-sets clearer, according to former students. For instance, students can follow along as the writer does the following: identifies and proves a problem or need exists; creates the research objectives that lead to the method with which they will address the issue; and develops persuasive strategies for convincing both executive and engineering readers. Similarly, these student papers demonstrate how to discern among results, conclusions, and recommendations and show correct use of sources and visuals.

Subject:
Applied Science
Composition and Rhetoric
Engineering
Literature and Composition
Material Type:
Textbook
Provider:
New Prairie Press
Author:
Marcella Reekie
Date Added:
05/01/2016