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ENGL 1001 - Introduction to Rhetoric & Composition (All Sections): Breakout Session Prompts

Breakout Session 1 - Website Assessment & Evaluation

As a group, look at each website to answer the following: Would you use this source for a college-level research paper? Be prepared to explain the factors used to make this determination.

Website 1

Website 2

Website 3

Breakout Session 2 - Brainstorming Keywords & Disciplines

Each group is given a research question...

  • Scan our list of research guides. Which discipline(s) does your group think would help find sources relevant to your research question?
  • As a group, brainstorm keywords that could be used in a database to find relevant sources.

Professor Laughlin's Breakout Session 2 Research Questions

INSTRUCTIONS:
Go through our research guides to determine which you think would help find sources relevant to your research question.  Brainstorm keywords that you would use in a database to find relevant sources. Try a couple of searches and see if any of them work. Be prepared to share with the rest of the class how it went.

Research Question: How is plagiarism addressed in first-year writing classrooms?