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Cmns 260 research guide

CMNS 260 research guide

Sylvia Roberts

Liaison Librarian, Communication

[email protected]


Assignment

Assignment

"general research topic---attitudes and practices related to the ethics and to etiquette in media use in communication....narrow the topic and develop specific research questions, conduct bibliographic research about scholarship related to your specific topic, design ways of collecting information and present an analysis of information you collect."

CMNS 260 - Spring 2013


Assignment1

Assignment

"general research topic---attitudes and practices related to the ethics and to etiquette in media use in communication....narrow the topic and develop specific research questions, conduct bibliographic research about scholarship related to your specific topic, design ways of collecting information and present an analysis of information you collect."

CMNS 260 - Spring 2013


Cell phone interruptions

Cell phone interruptions

CMNS 260 - Spring 2013


Sample research question

Sample research question

What factors impact whether people interrupt conversations with another person to answer their cell phones?

Is the age of the parties a factor?

Or the context?

video example

CMNS 260 - Spring 2013


Assignment2

Assignment

"general research topic---attitudes and practices related to the ethics and to etiquette in media use in communication... narrow the topic and develop specific research questions, conduct bibliographic research about scholarship related to your specific topic, design ways of collecting information and present an analysis of information you collect."

CMNS 260 - Spring 2013


Finding research articles

Finding research articles:

Identify search terms to describe the focus of your research

Select appropriate search tools

Use search syntax effectively

Assess your search results to select scholarly research publications

Capitalize on your findings and/or modify your search strategy for better results

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Terminology

Terminology

Cell phones

Cellular telephones

Mobile phones

Mobile communication

Public space?

Observation?

Library / libraries

Social

Interaction

Interpersonal

Behavior / behaviour

Etiquette?

Privacy?

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Search for research articles

Search for research articles

  • CMNS article indexes

    • Communication & Mass Media Complete

    • Communication Abstracts

    • Geobase

    • Sociological Abstracts

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Characteristics of scholarly literature

Characteristics of scholarly literature

  • Use to communication research results and ideas to other scholars around the world

  • Written by experts, uses language and theoretical approaches familiar to those in the discipline

  • PEER REVIEWED

  • Typically, research articles include:

    • Research affiliations of authors

    • Literature review and sources consulted

    • Research methodology

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E g peer reviewed articles

E.G. peer-reviewed articles

Humphreys, L. (2005). Cellphones in public: social interactions in a wireless era. New Media & Society, 7(6), 810-833. doi:10.1177/1461444805058164

Campbell, S. (2008). Perceptions of Mobile Phone Use in Public: The Roles of Individualism, Collectivism, and Focus of the Setting. Communication Reports, 21(2), 70-81. doi:10.1080/08934210802301506

CMNS 260 - Spring 2013


Can t find anything on topic

Can’t find anything on topic?

Cutting edge topic?

Too narrow a focus?

Maybe it’s not an area worthy of research or not trendy

Think of related literature that you can use

Consult reference librarians (use Ask Us for options) or contact me

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Cmns 260 research guide

CMNS 260 - Spring 2013


Good luck with your research

Good luck with your research!

Sylvia Roberts

[email protected]


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