Research, Write, Create: Connecting Scholarship and Digital Media

Paperback | January 6, 2014

byTwyla Gibson, Mark Lipton

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Research, Write, Create encourages innovative approaches to scholarship through the use of digital media to enhance academic research and writing. This concise yet detailed guide covers every aspect of the writing process and presents practical strategies for engaging with new media and forproducing dynamic scholarly projects using digital tools and techniques

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Research, Write, Create encourages innovative approaches to scholarship through the use of digital media to enhance academic research and writing. This concise yet detailed guide covers every aspect of the writing process and presents practical strategies for engaging with new media and forproducing dynamic scholarly projects using dig...

Twyla Gibson is assistant professor at the School of Information Science and Learning Technologies at the University of Missouri, where she teaches courses on digital humanities, history and philosophy of information and media, academic libraries, and visual communication and culture. She is also director of the Digital Humanities Com...
Format:PaperbackDimensions:248 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.49 inPublished:January 6, 2014Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0195447417

ISBN - 13:9780195447415

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PrefaceAcknowledgements1. Embarking on a Research JourneyChapter OutlineNew Technologies and ScholarshipFrom Page to ScreenChanging Patterns of Research in Digital EnvironmentsBeginning the Research JourneyResearch StrategyRanking Sources Based on Reliability and TrustworthinessLearning to Search Online DatabasesKeywordsAcademic IntegrityFinal ChecklistChapter Summary2. Finding and Narrowing a TopicChapter OutlineGetting StartedSelecting a Research TopicWhat Is the Rationale or Purpose for Your Research?Moving from Your Interests to a TopicA Refined Topic and Its ComponentsTopic to ProblemProblem to QuestionQuestion to HypothesisHypothesis to PositionCreative Project DesignFinal ChecklistChapter Summary3. An Ecology of Digital Tools and TacticsChapter OutlineBloggingWikis for CollaborationWikis versus BlogsMicrobloggingAggregatorsFinal ChecklistChapter Summary4. Digital Media in ResearchChapter OutlineSocial NetworksPodcastsSocial BookmarkingFolksonomyFinal ChecklistChapter Summary5. Creating with Digital Media ToolsChapter OutlineDocument SharingVOIP TechnologiesDigital Image CollectionsDigital and Streaming VideoCitation ManagersGlobal Positioning System (GPS) TechnologiesDigital Technologies and ScholarshipFinal ChecklistChapter Summary6. The ProposalChapter OutlineCreating a Quality Proposal for a Digital ProjectThe Basic Proposal FormatProposed Title for Your ProjectGeneral ConsiderationsThe IntroductionReview of LiteratureMethodology and Digital Tools and TechniquesTimelineBibliographyFinal ChecklistChapter Summary7. Research and New TechnologiesChapter OutlineResearch and New TechnologiesDiscipline-Specific GenresWhat Do All Essays Have in Common?Integrating New MediaClarify Expectations for the Assignment Descriptions with the ProfessorDisciplines as Discourse CommunitiesTheories and MethodsFinal ChecklistChapter Summary8. Planning and DraftingChapter OutlineMajor Kinds of Scholarly EssaysPurposes of Research EssaysAbstractMaking a Major Project More ManageableTerm ProjectThesisCapstone ProjectAssociations, Journals, and eResourcesIdentifying Relevant AssociationsDiscipline-Specific eJournals, eBooks, and DatabasesEvaluating Research StudiesFiltering Documents Found on the InternetDrafting the EssayFinal ChecklistChapter Summary9. The IntroductionChapter OutlineTitles and SubtitlesAbstractIntroductionResearch QuestionHypothesisThesis StatementFinal ChecklistChapter Summary10. The Review of LiteratureChapter OutlineReview of LiteratureResearch Problems as PuzzlesFinal ChecklistChapter Summary11. Methods, Methodology, and Digital MediaChapter OutlineThe Methodology SectionDesigning the Research MethodDiscipline-Specific MethodsFinal ChecklistChapter Summary12. Methodology and the Project as a WholeChapter OutlineBuilding Connections among the Sections of the StudyMethodsTriangulationThe Big Picture: Creating the Total ProjectDeveloping the Total ProjectFinal ChecklistChapter Summary13. Analysis, Results, and ConclusionChapter OutlineCreating a Coherent StudyCreating Links among Parts of the StudyThe Analysis or Body of the StudyThe Results or Findings of the StudyThe Conclusion of the Digital EssayEndnotesThe Final BibliographyAppendix or AppendixesStyle and SubstanceRevising and Polishing the Total ProjectFinal ChecklistReferencesGlossaryIndex