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Instructions

Follow the steps outlined outlined here to identify common public goals, forums and experts in your academic or professional discourse community for your Dialectical Discourse Journals entries.

      

    Find Public Goals & Forums

    A tool that may help lead you to key professional associations with information about the profession's priorities/goals; links to forums (and sometimes conference proceeedings); and possibly the names of experts in the field is called the Occupational Outlook Handbook, published by the U.S. Department of Labor's Bureau of Labor Statistics.

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    1. Search the Occupational Outlook Handbook by job title, e.g. civil engineer, microbiologist, economist, psychologist

    2.  Select the appropriate link from your search results to view details about your occupation

    3. Navigate to the More Info tab for a listing of professional associations and resources

    4. Explore the sites listed for additional information, including forums, prominent experts, conference proceedings, examples of genres, etc.

        

      Find Experts

      If you are not already familiar with two experts in your field of inquiry, use the links below to identify experts at UC Davis.

       

      • UC Davis Academic Departments
        Choose your major from the list of academic departments. On the departmental website, look for a section called People or Faculty and Staff . Select the name of a faculty member to see if they have their CV posted.
      • Egghead: About Research at UC Davis
        Browse this blog for the names of experts and descriptions of the research they are contributing to their fields.
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