For this assignment, you will create a Mini-Annotated Bibliography for three sou
For this assignment, you will create a Mini-Annotated Bibliography for three sources you found through your research that help you to understand the problem about which you’re writing your Need Statement. You will need to find one scholarly source (by using the library database and checking the peer review box) and two popular sources (from major newspapers, magazines, governmental or city agencies, etc. NOT from random websites you find from googling your topic). For each of your three entries please provide: A full, APA-style citation for your source (like you’d put on the Works Cited page) A short, paragraph-long summary of your source as a whole A few important quotes from your source that you might use in your Need Statement Example: Fitzgerald, Jill. “Research on Revision in Writing” Review of Educational Research. (Winter 1987): 481-506. Annotation: From a two-decade period, his author compiles research studies, perspectives, and re-definitions about revision and its role in the improvement of writing. According to the author, these last twenty years of revision studies have reshaped the definition of meaningful revision to move beyond editorial actions. As the author states, “This paper presents a brief historical perspective on the development of the meaning of revision, presents findings from research on revision, and, finally, discusses limitations of the research” (481). Moreover, this survey of revision research considers various aspects of revision decision-making, including age, grade-level, expertise, and instructional response (aka, response to drafts). After summarizing and analyzing the revision studies an limitations, the author suggests further research studies that future composition/rhetoric researchers should pursue. Quotables: “[T]heory has not always mirrored the practitioner’s belief that revision has a central role in writing. Early views of revision were theoretically dry and uninteresting” (481). “Most recently, Scardamalia and Bereiter (1986) coined the term “reprocessing” to refer to the mental aspects of revision […] Reprocessing “spans everything from editing for mistakes to reformulating goals. Revision is a special case of reprocessing, applied to actual texts” (790). “Revision means making any changes at any point in the writing process. It involves identifying discrepancies between intended and instantiated text, deciding what could or should be changed in the text and how to make desired changes, and operating, that is, making the desired changes. Changes may or may not affect meaning of the text, and they may be major or minor. Also, changes may be made in the writer’s mind before being instantiated in written text, at the time the text is first written, and/or after text is first written [list of authors contributing to this definition]” (484).

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