Online Lectures, My Education Video Channel

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Since I teach online and hybrid courses, I post some of my short lecture videos on my education video channel: <http://www.youtube.com/user/zolaloza>.

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VIDEOS for ENGLISH 526 / “Advanced Professional Writing” / Northern Arizona University

Course Description: In this course you will conceptualize a research study and develop a realistic research proposal. You will learn about how and why research is often a critical part of successful participation in the professional setting. While developing a personal research agenda and a proposal that will be of value to you after the course is finished, you will also be introduced to a range of theories on research and on writing in professional settings. Put even more directly, this course in “Advanced Professional Writing” focuses on two things, one broad, the other specific:

  1. Broad: Thinking about role of writing in professional settings.
  2. Specific: Understanding what is involved in planning, conceiving, and writing up a “convincing” research proposal that fits with your own career ambitions (academic and professional) and goals.
  • Course Video #1: “INTRODUCTION TO COURSE”

Link to Video Mini-Lecture: <http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0glfJM7PRts&feature=plcp>.
Brief Description of Video: This video offers a basic introduction to the work of the term. Please have the ENG 526 syllabus in front of you when viewing this video. Have the following document open to study as you watch this video: <English 526 Syllabus (Word Doc)>.

  • Course Video #2: PRIMARY CRITERIA FOR ASSESSING, “JUST WHAT IS A LEGITIMATE RESEARCH QUESTION?”

Link to Video Mini-Lecture: <http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w-O7Da9A3-Y&feature=channel&list=UL>.
Brief Description of Video: This video offers several primary criteria by which you can assess the potential legitimacy of a research problem. Have the following document open to study as you watch this video: <ENG 526 Video #2 A Legitimate Research Question -Koshnick Mini-Lecture Content and Notes>.