September 2011 Archives

New Media Writing Prize

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The Media School at Bournemouth University is delighted to announce that entries are now open for the 2nd annual prize for new media writing. The prize encourages writers working with new media to showcase their skills, provoke discussion and raise awareness of new media writing, the future of the 'written' word and storytelling.
There are two two categories, student and professional. Winners in each category will receive winners in each category will receive a valuable bundle of new media hardware and software.

http://www.theliteraryplatform.com/2011/08/new-media-writing-prize-2011-entries-now-open/

Fall 2011--First Year Writing Resources

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Handout from Sept. 2nd session: http://blog.lib.umn.edu/katep/infolit/FYW_LibrariesInfo_9_2_2011.pdf
They Say/I Say Research handout: http://blog.lib.umn.edu/katep/infolit/They%20Say%20I%20Say_Research.doc
Conclusions from Project Information Literacy research on how students conduct research in the digital age (Fall 2010): http://blog.lib.umn.edu/katep/infolit/PIL_Fall2010_Survey_Conclusions_Handout.pdf
Libraries for Faculty and Instructors handout: http://blog.lib.umn.edu/katep/infolit/Faculty_Orientation_E_Handout_2011_FINAL.pdf


Links for teaching First Year Writing:
Intro to Library Research: http://www.lib.umn.edu/introtolibraryresearch
Peer Research Consultants: http://www.lib.umn.edu/services/prc
Library Course Page for WRIT 1301: http://www.lib.umn.edu/course/WRIT/1301

Fun videos to reinforce/introduce academic research concepts:

Scholarly vs. Popular
http://vimeo.com/21759715

Why citation is important
http://vimeo.com/21758525

Study like a Scholar