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WRTG 105 Fun Facts: The Many Forms and Functions of Popular Nonficiton: Type of Sources

Scholarly vs Popular

Primary VS Secondary: Humanities

BEAM Research Method

To learn about the BEAM Research Method, check the video and image below.



BEAM at a glance:

 Licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License by Justina Elmore, University of Rochester.  Adapted from Kristin M. Woodward & Kate Ganski's "What Could A Writer Do With This Source?" {{cc-by-4.0}}


To learn more about BEAM, read the original article:

Bizup, J. (2008). BEAM: A Rhetorical Vocabulary for Teaching Research Based Writing. Rhetoric Review, 27(1), 72-86. doi: 10.1080/07350190701738858