Presentation Title

Blogging a Research Paper? How Genre Juxtaposition Improves Student Academic Research and Writing

Location

Room 210

Type of Presentation

Individual paper/presentation (20 minute presentation)

Target Audience

Other

Abstract

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Presentation Description

This presentation discusses the juxtaposition of digital genres with traditional academic genres. In discussing the method of pairing an academic research essay with a blog, and showcasing the resulting student writing, this presentation suggests that the conjunction of the two genres increases student learning and motivation, and results in better student writing and research.

Keywords

Information literacy, Digital genres, Traditional genres, Academic research, Blog, Student learning, Student motivation

Publication Type and Release Option

Presentation (Open Access)

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Blogging a Research Paper? How Genre Juxtaposition Improves Student Academic Research and Writing

Room 210

See presentation description.