Research Guide for

ENGC 1101 College Writing (Wardell)

How do we find out more about our author?
You are looking for:
  • What the author is known for
  • What others say about the author
  • What are the author education and employment credentials





Then also do a Google search of the author's name. Look for results from:
  • Newspaper (news site) Biographies
  • Other employment (Research Firms)
  • LinkedIn
  • Wikipedia
  • College or University Biography pages
  • Social Media pages which may have a biography or link to a biography in them
  • Personal Websites
  • Responses to what the author has written


 
Author Credibility Exercise
Worksheet (Click Here)




Articles:

 
Room 1:
Sebnem Kalemli-Ozcan
The $4 trillion economic cost of not vaccinating the entire world
https://theconversation.com/the-4-trillion-economic-cost-of-not-vaccinating-the-entire-world-154786
 
Room 2:
Scott N. Schiffres
CDC says masks must fit tightly – and two are better than one
https://theconversation.com/cdc-says-masks-must-fit-tightly-and-two-are-better-than-one-153778
 
Room 3:
David Willman
 
The CDC’s failed race against covid-19: A threat underestimated and a test overcomplicated
 
https://www.washingtonpost.com/investigations/cdc-covid/2020/12/25/c2b418ae-4206-11eb-8db8-395dedaaa036_story.html
 
Room 4:
BREANNA DRAXLER
Harnessing People Power to Protect Alaska’s Last Remaining Wilderness
https://www.yesmagazine.org/environment/2021/01/27/alaska-arctic-national-wildlife-refuge-tiktok/
 
Room 5:
Natalie Shure
Vaccinate This!
https://progressive.org/magazine/vaccinate-this-shure/
 
 
Room 6:
Delilah Friedler
How Feds and States Make It Impossible for Tribal Epidemiologists to Do Their Jobs
https://www.motherjones.com/politics/2020/08/cdc-public-health-tribal-tribes-native-covid-data/
 
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