Tag Archives: ENG 122 SP 09

Research Journal Assignment #14

Post once  in your blog (research journal), using the number, letter, and phrase in bold as the title of your post:

14: Reflecting on What You LearnedWrite at least one paragraph about what you learned in this class this semester and how you will be able to use it in future classes and your professional and personal life.

Use the department and course number (ENG 1020 or ENG 122) and other appropriate tags (”Labels” on Blogger) for the post.

Research Journal Assignment #13

Post once  in your blog (research journal), using the number, letter, and phrase in bold as the title of your post:

13: Reporting on the Application ProjectWrite at least three paragraphs reporting on your progress on your application project:  (1) what your project is, (2) what you’ve accomplished so far, and (3) what you still need to do.

Use the department and course number (ENG 1020 or ENG 122) and other appropriate tags (”Labels” on Blogger) for the post.

Research Journal Assignment #12

Post once  in your blog (research journal), using the number, letter, and phrase in bold as the title of your post:

12:  Creating a Word Cloud–Create a word cloud with your research paper using Wordle.  Copy and paste the text from your paper (excluding the identification information on the first page and the Works Cited list) into the top box on the Wordle Create page. Then click on “Go.”  After you create the word cloud and format the font, layout, and color to your liking, be sure you save it to the public gallery.  (The button is at the bottom right of the page.)  Copy and paste the URL (web address) of your word cloud or put the word cloud itself into a post on your blog.

If you need help, watch one or more of the following YouTube videos:  “Wordle tutorial,” “Adding a Word Cloud from wordle.net to your Blog,” “Web Site of the Week – Wordle,” or another video about Wordle on YouTube.

Extra Credit–Follow the instructions above but create a word cloud for your blog or delicious account using the second or third option on the Wordle Create page.

Use the department and course number (ENG 1020 or ENG 122) and other appropriate tags (”Labels” on Blogger) for the post.

Research Journal Assignment #11

Post two times  in your blog (research journal), using the numbers, letters, and phrases in bold as the titles of your respective posts:

11a:  Reporting on Your Progress–Write at least one paragraph reporting on your progress on your research paper:  what you’ve accomplished so far and what you still need to do.

11b:  Planning Your Application ProjectWrite at least one paragraph explaining in detail what you plan to do for your application project.

Use the department and course number (ENG 1020 or ENG 122) and other appropriate tags (”Labels” on Blogger) for each of the two posts.

Research Journal Assignment #10

Post two times  in your blog (research journal), using the numbers, letters, and phrases in bold as the titles of your respective posts:

10a: Reporting on Your Field Research–Provide a detailed report on your field research. If you conducted an interview, include your questions and the answers. (You don’t need to include the name of the person you interviewed if he or she is concerned about privacy.)  If you conducted a survey, include the questions and the data you collected.

10b: Brainstorming Ideas for the Application ProjectBrainstorm a list of at least five ideas for your application project.

Use the department and course number (ENG 1020 or ENG 122) and other appropriate tags (”Labels” on Blogger) for each of the three posts.

Application Project

Use the research you have done to write one of the following:

  • Journal Entry(ies) or Personal Letter(s): Write one or more journal entries or personal letters to a friend or family member discussing events related to your topic as if you were an individual involved in that event.
  • Short Story or Scene from a Play: Write a short story or scene from a play (dialogue) set during events related to your topic or using information on your topic.
  • News Article: Write a news article related to your research topic.
  • Editorial: Write an editorial expressing an opinion related to your research topic.

Other types of documents will be considered. Please contact the instructor with your idea(s).

The document should be in a format appropriate for the genre and must be at least 1200 words long.

It should be accompanied by a brief essay with parenthetical citations and a References page in APA style explaining which sources you used and how you used them. The essay must be at least 300 words long. You should use at least five sources of three different types.

ENG 1020 and 122: Research Paper Q&A

If you have any questions about writing your research paper, please use the comments on this post to ask them.  Be sure you use at least your first name and last initial so I know who is asking the question.

If you have questions about the requirements for the paper, please review the appropriate section in the syllabus.