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