第7回 Cycle 3 pair and small-group presentations; reflection and self-evaluation/assessment; student interests and goal-setting for Cycle 4; student choice of issues -11/07/2022
Summary of Class 07: We had our second week of robust student presentations on reflection; I hope you cite and say your in-text citations as your present much more to credit the people that help write your ideas.
You learned more about goal-setting, introduction to social, political, and business issues; web-based research and websites; and student-choice of researching the issue you would like to research for Cycle 4.
Homework due uploaded to your Google Drive Shared file before class on 11/11/2022 at 12 PM. Please upload the pictures of your notes in your Shared Google file under the section “第 7 回 Goal Setting for Cycle 4 Sharing Research Notes 1: Basic Information.”
Step 1: Please upload your notes in this shared Google drive file I need to create and send to you with your name on it.
Step 2: Please, research the SAME research issue using 2 Internet, book, newspaper, or journal articles about a topic you are passionate about discussing. The theme should be Basic Information.
Then take one to two pages of notes for each reading or viewing using the keywords on the pages. Remember to write on your notes, the author’s name(s), the date, and page or paragraph numbers if you use direct quotations. These actions will help you not copy/paste when you are note-taking and summarize your own words or use quotation marks using the authors’ exciting thoughts, data, and vocabulary.
Moreover, here is are the IRD links and docs for your homework below for your convenience:
More Database Engines for Your Convenience to Collect Research
Carrot 2 Carrot helps you find topics related to your search term. After entering the term you enter and then click on ‘search,’ you can choose to see the results as a list, treemap, or pie chart that helps you visualize your issue and narrow your search at the same time.
Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ): DOAJ is a community designed and maintained online journal directory that provides you access to robust, open access, peer-reviewed journals. This search engine is independent, and it is free including being indexed in DOAJ. Please use this engine for topical issues and authors, and you might find research that provides evidential content for your academic essay. DOAJ is an educational outreach search engine that focusses on high-quality applications and submissions.
Google Scholar: Google scholar helps you do a broad or narrow search of articles. It also helps you cite your “references” for APA and “work cited” for MLA!
CORE Research Engine UK: This research search engine claims to be the largest open-access research database in the world giving free access to the world.
Learning About Global Issues: Specifically in relation to Chuo University Faculty of Law English courses, this website has been designed by Andy Barfield and his research team for supporting student research from 2014 in the Basic Research and Writing (English ‘C’) and Introduction to Communication and Research (Listening and Speaking ‘P’ Level). More generally, his team hopes that this website is useful for students and other people in Japan (and in other countries) to develop our knowledge and critical understanding of different global issues. Thank you, Andy!