Making Sense of Scholarly Journal Abstracts
A brief two page handout on how to read abstracts for scholarly journals for lower division undergraduates in particular. Examples include one from social sciences and one from humanities.
Discipline:Communication StudiesEnglishLiberal Studies
Information Literacy concepts:
Individual or Group:
Course Context (e.g. how it was implemented or integrated):
First-year composition classes. Introduced when students were searching then selecting scholarly journal articles for their research paper assignments.
Suggested Citation:Isbell, Dennis. "Making Sense of Scholarly Journal Abstracts." CORA (Community of Online Research Assignments), 2016. https://projectcora.org/assignment/making-sense-scholarly-journal-abstracts.
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Thanks for sharing! This was
Thanks for sharing! This was helpful in framing what are abstracts and how to dissect them for a linguistic anthropology class