Research: A Play in Three (or Four) Acts

1:00 to 1:50: Orientation to Clark’s library site (50 minutes) and library orientation to databases/search terms/etc.

5:30 to 6:00: Inquiry Question Questions Answered!

6:00 to 6:50: Orientation to Clark’s library site (50 minutes) and library orientation to databases/search terms/etc.

10 minute break

2:00 to 2:50, 7:00 to 7:50: Your visit to the librarian (how to talk to a librarian, how not to talk to a librarian, how to write your blog post on meeting with the librarian).  This will include role play, so please consider being a volunteer. If you are thinking about volunteering, please check out this website to see what your role might entail.

Break

3:00 to 3:50: Living Sources: A Close Read and active application (50 minutes)

8:00-8:20: Living Sources: A Brief Introduction to Finding the Ethnographer Within: http://www.ted.com/talks/brene_brown_on_vulnerability.html – What tools does Brown use for her research? What are her sources? What does she seem to do with her sources? How could you use ethnographic research for your project? What other ways of information gathering could supplement your library research? How can you use ethnographic research to “fill in the gaps”? How would becoming a researcher/storyteller enrich your essay?

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Heuristic– Writing PROMPT.

Brainstorm/Invent

Two Heuristics Today: Five Senses and the other is The Reporter’s Questions

SCENE from your brainstorming of your significant learning event

Classroom with a Teacher with an assignment

MESSY.  Not be linear.

  • WHO was there
  • Where did this take place?
  • When did this take place?
  • WHAT happened?
  • HOW did it happen?  DETAILS.
  • WHY did it happen?

Five Senses

  • Taste
  • Seeing
  • Touch
  • Smell
  • Hearing– Dialogue