Disciplinary Contexts

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Have students review material in the handbook on developing a research topic, then ask them to take an issue from their current reading and locate materials from their field that address the same issue. How do disciplinary contexts change the approach to and assessment of an issue?
About the Author
Barclay Barrios is an Associate Professor of English and Director of Writing Programs at Florida Atlantic University, where he teaches freshman composition and graduate courses in composition methodology and theory, rhetorics of the world wide web, and composing digital identities. He was Director of Instructional Technology at Rutgers University and currently serves on the board of Pedagogy. Barrios is a frequent presenter at professional conferences, and the author of Emerging.