“Who You Gonna Call”…for Papers: The Scholarly Audience Assignment

Submitted by Jennifer Bankard on April 12th, 2017
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Short Description: 

This assignment asks students to find a real Call for Papers and write a 6-8 page researched argument that contributes original ideas to an academic conversation.

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Learning Outcomes: 

To introduce undergraduate students to academic discourse at the graduate and professional level.
To consider academic discourse as contextual based on discipline and specific audience (reflected in a Call for Papers).
To explicitly situate an academic argument in a scholarly context, positioning the argument in response to the work of other academics.

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