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Project 2 questions

Post your questions about Project 2 below.

Class annotated bibliography

After you find a source that you believe contributes to the conversation about the role of the university, reply to this post by documenting the source in MLA format and then providing one or two paragraphs (not sentences) of explication (summary and connection to the university conversation). Use your handbook and the Diana Hacker link in our "links" section for assistance with documentation.

I have done the first one to give you an example of the kind of the thing that is expected. Do not be intimidated if you are not certain what to do. Uncertainty is necessary for learning. Give it your best shot. This is a one-point homework grade, and if you make a good-faith effort you will get credit.

Readings response

Take a few minutes to review Readings's work and respond to the following issues:

1. Explain Readings's differentiation between the university of culture and the university of excellence. Find a quotation or two that helps with this separation.

2. How can you tie Readings's work to one or more of our other authors?

blog response to Edmundson, Shorris, Gatto, and Botstein

This blog entry collects where students made their comments about our four authors. If you are having trouble finding a blog where you can post, you should check the list below.

Shorris response

After reading the Shorris article available in the "handouts" section, select a quotation from it. Respond to this post with at least two paragraphs explicating why you feel the quotation is important and how it fits into the work as a whole.

Edmunson response

After reading the Edmunson article available in the "handouts" section, select a quotation from it. Respond to this post with at least two paragraphs explicating why you feel the quotation is important and how it fits into the work as a whole.

"A False Wikipedia 'Biography'" and "Internet Encyclopaedias Go Head to Head"

"A False Wikipedia 'Biography'"
"Internet Encyclopaedias Go Head to Head"

Students who were assigned these two readings should reply to this blog post with at least two substantive paragraphs responding to any or all of these questions:

1. What do these articles make you think about knowledge and credibility?
2. What does the Seigenthaler episode make you think about who gets to determine the truth?
3. How does this incident shape what you think about sources in and out of an academic context?

"A False Wikipedia 'Biography'" and "Why the Media Can't Get Wikipedia Right"

"A False Wikipedia 'Biography'"
"Why the Media Can't Get Wikipedia Right"

Students who were assigned these two readings should reply to this blog post with at least two substantive paragraphs responding to any or all of these questions:

1. What do these articles make you think about knowledge and credibility?
2. What does the Seigenthaler episode make you think about who gets to determine the truth?
3. How does this incident shape what you think about sources in and out of an academic context?

"A False Wikipedia 'Biography'" and "Wikipedia: A 'Work in Progress'"

"A False Wikipedia 'Biography'"
"Wikipedia: A 'Work in Progress'"

Students who were assigned these two readings should reply to this blog post with at least two substantive paragraphs responding to any or all of these questions:

1. What do these articles make you think about knowledge and credibility?
2. What does the Seigenthaler episode make you think about who gets to determine the truth?
3. How does this incident shape what you think about sources in and out of an academic context?

"A False Wikipedia 'Biography'" and "Wikipedia's Woes"

"A False Wikipedia 'Biography'"
"Wikipedia's Woes"

Students who were assigned these two readings should reply to this blog post with at least two substantive paragraphs responding to any or all of these questions:

1. What do these articles make you think about knowledge and credibility?
2. What does the Seigenthaler episode make you think about who gets to determine the truth?
3. How does this incident shape what you think about sources in and out of an academic context?

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