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THEATRE 301 - Western Theatre History

Research as Inquiry

"Research is iterative and depends upon asking increasingly complex or new questions whose answers in turn develop additional questions or lines of inquiry in any field."   (ACRL Framework 4)

Scholarship as Conversation...It's Ongoing

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 Framework 5)

The Information Cycle

Watch this video from the Penn State Libraries, then be prepared to discuss:     The Information Cycle applied specifically to the Theatre.  How does the Information Cycle and its types of information sources compare to the creative cycle of a play and the resulting artifacts?