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Taylor ENL 225H Advanced Writing for Honors

Spring 2021

Begin with Google

  • Search for your discipline and terms like "news," "controversies," "contested issues," etc.
    • These will provide you with key words to use in your database searches for articles.
  • The nature of a controversy will change from field to field. 
    • They might be theoretical debates, debates over research, controversies over interpretations, etc.

Example: Theater Controversy (Google Search)

Example: English Literature Controversies (Google search)

Example: Political Science Controversies (Google Search)

Example: Nursing and Controversial Issues (Google Search)

Example: Criminal Justice Controversial Issues (Google Search)

Example: Controversial Geology Topics (Google Search)

Example: Psychology Controversial Topics (Google Search)