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- Focus on the research component of our topic proposal, gauge our comfort level with research
- Discuss practices and tools that can help you with organization for this *big* paper
- Narrow down our topic into research questions and key words to make our search easier
- Learn about internet resources avalible through the library
- Learn about interlibrary loan and why it's a capstone student's best friend.
- Use search strategies to turn regular english into database-speak
- Evaluate the appropriateness of sources for your research
- Recognize how to use nonacademic sources in academic research
- Determine when to cite sources (pretty much always)
- Strategies to help you manage citations
"A weekly social media and public relations podcast." -InsidePR
Various podcasts from the field.
Young PR Pros
"A podcast for the young and young at heart PR pros looking for tips and advice on how to advance their careers." -Young PR Pros
On the Media
"Our weekly podcast explores how the media 'sausage' is made, casts an incisive eye on fluctuations in the marketplace of ideas, and examines threats to the freedom of information and expression in America and abroad. For one hour a week, the show tries to lift the veil from the process of "making media," especially news media, because it's through that lens that we see the world and the world sees us." -On the Media
For Immediate Release
A collection of podcast shows for "communicators". Check out "FIR on Strategy", FIR (General), "The Crisis Show", "Passport".
What you're also working on: Your URAC Application
Your professor will also like you to submit to URAC to have the opportunity to share your final poster with the campus.
The submission is very brief, but it will require you to write an abstract, or brief summary of your project.
Undergraduate Research and Arts Celebration
Your proposal for URAC is due in Spring (February/March)