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dc.contributor.advisorChairperson, Graduate Committee: Doug Downsen
dc.contributor.authorNolte, Miles Daviden
dc.date.accessioned2013-06-25T18:40:42Z
dc.date.available2013-06-25T18:40:42Z
dc.date.issued2012en
dc.identifier.urihttps://scholarworks.montana.edu/xmlui/handle/1/1960en
dc.description.abstractPublic engagement in matters of academic discourse is essential for both the validity of academic work and the agency and influence of general citizenry. The function of academia is the pursuit of inquiry for the general betterment of society. Facilitating meaningful communication between scholars and the public is a problem for a number of reasons, and it is not an exchange that we are currently stimulating with any degree of success. In fact, the perceived divide between academics and lay-people is expanding. Writers who utilize research narratives to frame topics of scholarly research offer a possible tool for encouraging effective public intellectualism. The work of Sarah Vowell and David Quammen represent successful examples of how research narratives can engage a broader audience in academic work.en
dc.language.isoenen
dc.publisherMontana State University - Bozeman, College of Letters & Scienceen
dc.subject.lcshCommunicationen
dc.subject.lcshResearchen
dc.subject.lcshUniversities and collegesen
dc.subject.lcshPublic relationsen
dc.subject.lcshRhetoricen
dc.titleLearning to care : encouraging public intellectualism with research narrativesen
dc.typeThesisen
dc.rights.holderCopyright 2012 by Miles David Nolteen
thesis.catalog.ckey1917686en
thesis.degree.committeemembersMembers, Graduate Committee: Linda Karell; Amy Thomasen
thesis.degree.departmentEnglish.en
thesis.degree.genreThesisen
thesis.degree.nameMAen
thesis.format.extentfirstpage1en
thesis.format.extentlastpage108en


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