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Understanding Historiography through an Annotated Bibliography: Scaffolded Learning for a Capstone Research Project

Description Designed by librarians who support the senior capstone course for history majors, this sequenced set of mini-assignments is intended to provide the structure and support to help students develop the research skills they need to complete the original research project/paper required in the capstone course.  There are three parts: the development of a bibliography,… Read more »

A Bridge from Course to Capstone: The Final “Methods” Paper

Description This assignment, given in the qualitative methods course, was designed to serve as a bridge to the research-centered capstone required of Communication Studies students in their senior year. Its aim is to help them develop a basic plan for their capstone research project in terms of topic, methodological framework, IRB consideration, core theories, and also… Read more »