"Communities of scholars, researchers, or professionals engage in sustained discourse with new insights and discoveries occurring over time as a result of varied perspectives and interpretations" (ACRL, Scholarship as Conversation).
Relevant learning concepts:
Have a variety of perspectives been considered?
Where are conversations taking place in the discipline?
What are the authority structures that privilege certain voices and information?
Have the ideas of others been properly acknowledged?
Title: Research is a Conversation Description: This video uses an analogy of having a conversation at a party and the importance of listening to the conversation first and then participating by engaging and responding. The video also highlights different ways students can contribute to the conversation (paper, presentation, patent, etc.). Resource Type: Video Original Author(s): UNLV Libraries Added: 05/31/2017 By:email@example.com Frame(s):Participating in scholarly conversations
Title:“Scholarship as Conversation”: Introducing students to research in nonprofit studies Description: This article describes "a librarian, and a nonprofit management faculty member [who] worked together to redesign an instructional sequence for an introductory nonprofit studies course. The frame, “Scholarship as Conversation,” informed the design of the sequence, which included an activity in the classroom, an activity in the library, and a subsequent reflection". The three learning outcomes of this lesson included: Students would be able to analyze a given scholarly article from the nonprofit field. Second, they would be able to use that article to identify the conversations taking place around that topic. Third, they would be able to reflect on the value of those conversations to the field of nonprofit studies. Resource Type: Journal article or conference presentation Original Author(s): Kathy Shields and Christine Cugliari Added: 05/02/2017 By:firstname.lastname@example.org Frame(s):Participating in scholarly conversations