2010 Drakeapedia Class Readings and Resources

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Course Syllabus

File:FYS022.syllabus.2010.updated 9.3.10.pdf File:FYS022.syllabus.2010.updated 10.21.10.pdf

Required Text


Badke, W. B. (2008). Research strategies: Finding your way through the information fog. New York: iUniverse, Inc.

Recommended Stylebook

APA Style Manual (6th ed.) Information about manuals and helpful online assistant at http://www.apastyle.org/pubmanual.html

APA Style Aid tutorial

Also, see Appendix 1.6.2 of your textbook for links to crib sheets with APA formatting examples. (Hint: page 205)

Additional Readings About Wikis

Article for 8/31 class - File:Internet Encyclopaedias go head to head.pdf

Additional Readings About Writing Biographies

File:Biographical Sketch.pdf, Chapter 18 of Webster's New World Student Writing Handbook

In-Class Assignments

File:Online scavenger hunt.doc File:searching & citation.doc

Drake History-Related Resources


Drake Heritage Collections (website)

Times-Delphic Index

Oral History Resources

How to Guide for Doing Oral Histories

File:Interview Tips.docx

File:Examples of Oral History Questions.docx(courtesy of Erica Skuta)

File:Example 2 of Oral History Interview Questions-1.docx(courtesy of Alyson Collins)

StoryCorps (website)

Oral History Association (website)

File:interview release form.pdf

File:interview information form.pdf

Wiki-Related Resources

About Writing for the Web

Variety of Wikis on 1970 Kent State Shootings

Wikispaces Wiki on Kent State Shootings

PBworks Wiki on KSU Massacre

Wikipedia Wiki on Kent State Shootings

Video of Massacre (Class at KSU)

Additional: "May 4 Collection" at Kent State University Library

Additional Items about Wikis

Wikipedia: Pros and Cons