Making Sense of Scholarly Journal Abstracts

Submitted by Dennis Isbell on April 1, 2016 - 1:47pm
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A brief two page handout on how to read abstracts for scholarly journals for lower division undergraduates in particular. Examples include one from social sciences and one from humanities.

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Evaluating Sources

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First-year composition classes. Introduced when students were searching then selecting scholarly journal articles for their research paper assignments.

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Thanks for sharing! This was helpful in framing what are abstracts and how to dissect them for a linguistic anthropology class