HOW to do research in today's digital age
WHY research is essential to academic work
Written for today's college students, Who Says? The Writer's Research addresses contemporary research issues head on, including research in the age of collaborative information sites like Wikipedia. Authors Deborah H. Holdstein and Danielle Aquiline prompt students to think critically about matters of ownership and authority in order to show them how to find and incorporate credible sources in their writing. By teaching them how to synthesize their own ideas with the ideas of others, this text allows students to develop confident and compelling voices as writers.
Deborah H. Holdstein is Dean of the School of Liberal Arts and Sciences and Professor of English at Columbia College Chicago.
Danielle Aquiline is Assistant Professor of English at Oakton Community College.
"This book is outstanding! Students will have a better understanding of the importance of research, not just in academia, but in the world beyond institutions of higher learning."--Cary D. Ser, Miami Dade College
"Who Says? is brief and accessible. The authors respond directly to students' digital realities and their understanding of research and to the teacher's reality in the classroom. Students arrive with mixed levels of preparedness and with different research backgrounds, and this book is designed to be useful at all levels."--Robin Lee Mozer, University of Louisville
"Who Says? is very functional. The prose is clear, friendly, authoritative, and student-oriented and the information is excellent, sound, and judicious."--Marilyn Stachenfeld, Saddleback College