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The Definition Exploration Assignment
The Definition Exploration assignment requires you to research how a term is used in different contexts, both popular and academic. This page of the guide provides access to some excellent reference sources to start to get a handle on how your term is defined, and some tips for exploring the ranges of contemporary use of that term in popular culture. The next page provides resources for seeing how the term is used in academic communication.
Find historical perspectives in reference sources
Tips for exploring contemporary uses of a term
Here are some strategies for exploring how words are used in different contexts:
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