umuc wrtg393 week 3 discussions 2015 november

week 3WRTG 393 students,The following task is designed to help you become familiar with UMUC’s Information and Library Services. Completing this exercise will help you get started on developing a topic for the analytical report.Please watch the following video tutorial. The tutorial is designed to demonstrate some searching strategies when finding articles through OneSearch, a research tool that allows you to search on many databases at one time.Video tutorial #1 – click .umuc.edu/de/csi/2012_library_tutorials/tutorial_01/tutorial_01.html”>here to access the tutorial(I want to add that the home page for UMUC has changed a bit since the videos were produced. In addition, the library interface has changed a bit since the videos were produced. For the current interface, you don’t see anAdvanced Searchbutton. Simply click on theSearchbutton, and you will be taken to the same interface that the video mentions.)After you have watched the tutorials, please complete the following tasks. Post your responses to this conference thread.Let us assume you work for a company that is hiring more and more employees of the millennial generation. (If you don’t know what the phrasemillennial generationrefers to, the video above will define it for you. Watch the video, and you should have a better understanding of what millennial generationrefers to.)Your supervisor has asked you to conduct research on issues regarding employees from the millennial generation. For example, she mentions that millennial individuals may have different expectations of the work environment from those of workers from older generations. In addition, she mentions that millennials have different habits with regard to their use of technology than workers from older generations exhibit.The instructions you have been given by your supervisor are quite broad. But let us assume that this is the directive you have been given.For this reason, you will conduct a very general search on millennials and their work or technology habits. You are not quite sure how to focus the topic, but you know that you would like to pursue this general topic and focus it later.1. Search on some terms and find four articles on this topic. Your search can be quite broad at this stage. Try to use some searchphrasesthat require that you use quotation marks, as the video demonstrates.Please write the topic on which you searched and the search terms you used to search on it. 2. In addition, for the four articles you found, please writetitlesof the four articles and thejournalsin which they appeared. You don’t have to cite anything in APA format, or anything of that nature. Just post the titles and the journal names.Thankslibrary tutorial — part II .umuc.edu/d2l/img/lp/pixel.gif” alt=””>Actions for ‘library tutorial — part II’.umuc.edu/d2l/img/lp/pixel.gif” alt=”” 10.5.4.599-164)”=”” 0px=”” no-repeat=”” transparent;”=””>Subscribe.umuc.edu/d2l/img/lp/pixel.gif” alt=””>Hide DescriptionWRTG 393 students,The following task is designed to expand your familiarity with UMUC’s Information and Library Service’s OneSearch function. Completing this exercise will also help you as you pursue the analytical report for this class.If you would like to, please review the same video tutorial that you watched for our earlier exercise. The tutorial is designed to demonstrate some searching strategies when finding articles in the databases that UMUC subscribes to.Video tutorial #1 – click .umuc.edu/de/csi/2012_library_tutorials/tutorial_01/tutorial_01.html”>here to access the tutorialAfter you have reviewed the tutorial, please complete the following tasks.1. For the previous exercise, you found four articles on the millennial generation. You may use one of the four articles you found, or you may find a new one. But findan article that providesadditional key wordsor other search terms that you can use to enhance your search. This technique was outlined in the first video.What additional words did you find that enhanced your search? Please write them here.2. Use the Boolean operator “OR,” as the video demonstrates, and type in these terms.Please write the topic on which you searched and the search terms you used to search on it. Please write the number of hits your got as a result of expanding your search using the Boolean operator “OR.”Please watch the following video tutorial:Video tutorial #2 – click .umuc.edu/de/csi/2012_library_tutorials/tutorial_02/tutorial_02.html”>here to access the tutorial3. Take one of the articles you found. Then, following the instructions provided on the second video, focus your search by using asubject term.-What was the name of the article?-What subject term did you use?-How many hits do you find after limiting the search with the subject term?4. Next, conduct a new search to find anarticle on a topic of your choice. You might choose something related to your major, your work, or your interests.When you have found an article, follow the instructions provided on the video and focus your search by using asubject term. Then answer the following questions:-What was the name of the article?-What subject term did you use?-How many hits do you find after limiting the search with the subject term?.5em=”” 0px=”” 1em;=”” padding:=”” 0px;=”” border:=”” outline:=”” font-size:=”” 13px;=”” color:=”” rgb(53,=”” 53,=”” 53);=”” font-family:=”” ‘pt=”” sans’,=”” sans-serif;=”” background:=”” rgb(250,=”” 250,=”” 250);”=””>WRTG 393 students,The following discussion topic is designed to help you prepare for writing assignment #3, the instruction manual. Directions for that writing assignment can be accessed by clicking .google.com/site/wrtg393writingassignments/home/wa-3—-instruction-manual”>here.To complete this discussion topic, please do the following:Watch the following video, which is sort of an instruction manual on the Kindle Fire:.youtube.com/embed/pEOLIF5qKZA?wmode=opaque&rel=0″>Then answer the following questions or complete the following tasks.1. The author of this manual does not define any terms. What terms might need to be defined to a user who is not at all familiar with the Kindle and who may never have purchased a electronic book? Please note that I am not asking you to define any terms. However, I am asking you to identify what terms might need to be defined.2. The author begins immediately with the instructions. He does not start off with an introduction to the device or an explanation of why one would want to know how to use the device.Please write a one-paragraph introduction that might be suitable for the Kindle Fire. What I am asking for is something similar to the “Overview or Introduction” on page 258 from the Pearson chapter we looked at in an earlier discussion. For ease of reference, you can access that chapter by clicking .pearsonhighered.com/showcase/strategies1e/assets/gurak_ch13.pdf”>here.

 

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