FieldWorking: Reading and Writing Research by Bonnie Stone SunsteinFieldWorking, Bonnie Stone Sunstein and Elizabeth Chiseri-Straters acclaimed textbook, is an engaging guide to the fundamentals of ethnographic study, complete with practical help for research and writing. Emphasizing civic responsibility and community engagement, FieldWorking incorporates examples by professionals writers such as Mark Singer, Pico Iyer, Joan Didion, and Jamaica Kincaid, as well as student research projects on topics as diverse as a local truck stop, dinner clubs, blogging, and a horse sales barn, to help students identify and define their own subcultures and communities. Because students are connected to their research, FieldWorkings ethnographic approach makes projects fascinating and empowering for all students as they learn to observe, listen, interpret, analyze, and write about the people and artifacts around them.
FieldWorking Reading and Writing Research, 4th Edition
Presents specific methods and models for carrying out all phases of field-based research, and offers "hands-on" practice. This title addresses the reading, writing, listening and speaking techniques necessary for understanding, interpreting and presenting the lives of those interviewed.
Bonnie Stone Sunstein
ISBN 13: 9780312258252
A fun and practical guide to research and writing, FieldWorking includes examples by professional writers such as Peter Elbow and Joan Didion alongside student research projects on communities to help empower you to observe, listen, interpret, analyze, and write about the people and artifacts around you. She directs the undergraduate nonfiction writing program in the English department and coordinates English education in the College of Education. She has directed the Composition Program and served as director of graduate studies in the Women's and Gender Studies program. Convert currency. Add to Basket. Martin's,
FieldWorking : Reading and Writing Research. FieldWorking is a fun and practical guide to research and writing. This acclaimed text incorporates examples by professional writers such as Peter Elbow, Joan Didion, Oliver Sacks, and Jamaica Kincaid, as well as student research projects on communities as diverse a truck stop, sports bar, homeless shelter, and horse sales barn, to help students identify and define their own subcultures and communities. In unique activities and comprehensive instruction, FieldWorking presents an ethnographic approach that empowers students to observe, listen, interpret, analyze, and write about the people and artifacts around them, while learning the essentials of college writing and research. FieldWorking is suitable for courses in English, anthropology, cultural studies, journalism — or in any discipline where research is required. She directs the undergraduate nonfiction writing program in the English department and coordinates English education in the College of Education. She has directed the Composition Program and served as director of graduate studies in the Women's and Gender Studies program.
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She teaches courses in research, non-fiction writing, American folklore, and English education. She has over thirty years of teaching secondary and college English in New England, where she continues to teach in the summers, at the University of New Hampshire and Northeastern University's Martha's Vineyard Institute on Writing and Teaching. A practical and engaging consultant, keynote speaker, and workshop leader, Bonnie works frequently with departments of education, universities, local school systems, and conferences of teachers. Her workshops on writing, literacy, portfolios, teacher-research, and cultural studies offer hands-on experience. Bonnie's books for Heinemann include What Works, Composing a Culture, Portfolio Portraits, The Portfolio Standard, and she has contributed many chapters in other collections about writing and research. Her articles, poems, and chapters appear regularly in professional journals and collections.