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COM3107 Intercultural Communication

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Nathan Farley
Berntsen 112

Background Resources

Communication Theory Help

Meet with a Librarian Assignment

Use some combination of the three resources listed above to answer the following prompts.
Use the email link to schedule an appointment.

A. Brainstorm and list possible search terms (key words) on your topic.    (This may include key leaders for both sides, major events and dates in the conflict, synonyms for ideas within your topic).   Please note this will be a growing list.
B. In a short paragraph, summarize your conflict including a description of at least two points of view in the conflict.
C. Discuss the method you have chosen for keeping track of your research. 
D. Think about possible next steps in your research and describe them.  
     a. How might you narrow or expand your topic?
     b. What communication themes and theories might apply?


Annotated Bibliography

Why write an annotated bibliography?

To learn about your topic: Writing an annotated bibliography is excellent preparation for a research project. Just collecting sources for a bibliography is useful, but when you have to write annotations for each source, you're forced to read each source more carefully.

Parts to include for each Item

  • Brief summary (not copied re-statement) of the work’s main ideas
  • The work’s strengths - the author’s point of view –possible underlying assumptions and/or bias
  • The work’s potential importance or usefulness for the topic – including possible intercultural communication themes and/or theories