Purdue University’s Online Writing Lab (OWL) has an excellent resource, the annotated MLA Sample Paper. This paper visibly demonstrates how the first page, page numbers, and in-text citations should appear on your own papers. Your papers will not include a “notes” section. We will look at this in our self-editing workshop.
We have already looked at Purdue OWL’s resources on this matter. To review your updated Works Cited pages, we will use: “Creating an MLA Works Cited Page” The Writer’s Handbook MLA Documentation Guide-University of Wisconsin’s Writing Center.
We will look at two resources from the well regarded Writing Center at the University of Wisconsin.
First, their introduction page with helpful advice for incorporating sources:
Second, “general information” about parenthetical citations. We’ll also look at other pages as necessary:
This lively video by comic artist Tim Urban discusses pitfalls and costs of procrastination and also gives tips for rising above the all-too-common habit that wreaks havoc on so many students’ lives.
Yes…we will also reflect on where YOU are in your research writing process.
This is the site I couldn’t access on Wednesday in the classroom. We’ll review on Monday:
In this essay, we will look primarily at the section on interviewing as a means of conducting primary research that will offer your unique contribution to a subject and will prove meaningful if done with integrity. This article by Dana Lynn Driscoll appears in Writing Spaces: Readings on Writing, Volume 2. (2011)
Here is one of the resources I couldn’t access in class on Wednesday, Nov. 8! We’ll review on Monday…..
This helpful resource from the Purdue University Online Writing Lab (OWL) offers tips for ethical interviewing and tips for setting up and starting your interviews. We will also practice in class!