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SFL 315: Effective Writing and Presenting: Public Genres

A research guide with resources to direct you to the most relevant databases and tools to write effectively.

Channels

Opinion

Narrative

Quote   Anecdote  

  Short  

   QUADRANT 1   

   QUADRANT 2  

 Short  

 

Data  Research  

Graphic

Statistic

 

Long

QUADRANT 3

QUADRANT 4

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Articles from these quadrants are drawn from the following publications: BYU Magazine, BYU News, BYU Wheatley Institution, Deseret News, Harvard Business Review, Institute for Family Studies, Pew Research Center, Psychology Today, The Atlantic, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Blog, The National Review, The New York Times, The Washington Post, and United Families International

Quadrant 1: Highlighted Articles

Sample Publications: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints blog, Institute for Family Studies, Healthy Humans Project blog, Deseret News, United Families International, The New York Times, the Catholic Thing, and the Wheatley Institution.

Highlighted Articles:

Hurley, A. (2019, May 30). Creating family culture. United Families International

McGuire, A. (2019, May 14). It's time to put an end to the 'Chore War.' Institute for Family Studies. 

Brooks, D. (2019, April 15). Five lies our culture tells us. The New York Times.

Dunn, D. (2019, April 13). The dinner war--battling a picky eater. Healthy Humans Project

Gordon, R. (2019, April 27). Why your kids should not be your #1 relationship priority. Healthy Humans Project

Davis, C. (2019, April 26). A sacred weight. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Blog.

Barrett, K. (2019, April 26). Enough, already. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Blog.

Coulson, J. (2019, April 17). Good parenting gets easier over time. Institute for Family Studies.

Herbert, C. R. (2019, April 12). How we silence our skin from telling our story. Deseret News.

Maguire, C. (2019, April 10). How to stop thinking your teen is ‘pushing your buttons.’ The New York Times.

Boyd, H. (2019, April 5). The religious skeptic. BYU Wheatley Institution.

Skinner, M. (2019, March 19). Together at the table. United Families International

Quadrant 1: Seminal Articles

Eberstadt, M. (2010, August 12). Is this kid making me look miserable. The Catholic Thing.

Erickson, J. (2018, November 4). Hollywood’s other victims. Deseret News.

Quadrant 3: Highlighted Articles

Sample Publications: The Public Discourse, Deseret News, Wheatley Institution, Harvard Business Review, The Atlantic, The Washington Post, United Families International, The New York Times.

Highlighted Articles:

Erickson, J. (2019, May 5). Current culture sabotages the capacity for happiness. Deseret News.

Erickson, J. (2019, April 30). We need children even more than they need us: Part 2. United Families International.

Gantt, E. (2019, April 26). Sexual agency. BYU Wheatley Institution.

Erickson, J. (2019, April 23). We need children even more than they need us. United Families International.

Sudakow, J. (2019, April 9). 4 ways working dads can make more time for family. Harvard Business Review.

Erickson, J. (2019, April 7). Gather the women and pray for peace. Deseret News.

Pinsker, J. (2019, April 18). People underestimate how fun it is to do the same thing twice. The Atlantic.

Reichert, M. C. (2019, April 11). The power of listening to a boy. Washington Post.

Butler, M H. & Herring, H. R. (2019, March 25). When religious couples pray. Institute for Family Studies.

Pryor, L. (2019, March 15). Mental illness isn’t all in your head. The New York Times. 

Schlueter, N. & Schlueter, E. (2019, February 27). Are we all “cat persons” now? How modern dating destroys intimacy. The Public Discourse

Quadrant 3: Seminal Articles

Newman, A. (2014, November 10). Children’s rights or rights to children. The Public Discourse

Faust, K. (2015, February 2). Dear Justice Kennedy: An open letter from the child of a loving gay parent. The Public Discourse

Quadrant 2: Highlighted Articles

Sample Publications: The Atlantic, BYU News, Institute for Family Studies, United Families International, Deseret News, The Washington Post, The New York Times, and Real Clear Religion.

Highlighted Articles:

Pinsker, J. (2019, June 25). How to respond to teens’ ‘emotional eruptions.’ The Atlantic.

Erickson, J.  (2019, June 24). No, religious women are not brainwashed. United Families International.

McBride, J. (2019, June 18). Helicopter parenting: Control vs. support makes all the difference. BYU News.

Wilcox, B. W. (2019, June 11). Marriage facilitates responsible fatherhood. Institute for Family Studies

Wilcox, W. B., DeRose, L., & Carroll, J. S. (2019, May 20). The ties that bind. Institute for Family Studies.

Wilcox, W. B., DeRose, L., & Carroll, J. (2019, May 30). The happiest wives, :The j-curve in women's marital quality. The Institute for Family Studies. 

Merrill, M. (2019, April 24). Is Instagram ruining your marriage? United Families International. 

Collins, L. (2019, April 23). BYU and Baylor study: Religious couples report greater sexual satisfaction. Deseret News.

Riley, N. S (2019, April 22). The real digital divide isn’t about access to the Internet. The Washington Post.

Collins, L. (2019, April 10). Does holding hands with your spouse decrease stress? This new BYU study says yes. Deseret News.

Cernansky, R. (2019, April 3). How to raise vegetable eaters. The New York Times. 

Quadrant 2: Seminal Articles

Wolfinger, N. (2018, October 22). Does sexual history affect marital happiness. Institute for Family Studies.

Marks, L. & Dollahite, D. (2018, June 15). Living into fatherhood. Real Clear Religion.

Quadrant 4: Highlighted Articles

Sample Publications: Institute for Family Studies, The New York Times, Deseret News, The Washington Post, Psychology Today, The Atlantic, The Public Discourse, and Pew Research Center.

Highlighted Articles:

Wolfinger, N. H. (2019, May 28). Are  married people still happier? Institute for Family Studies

Collins, L. (2019, May 20). Which is better for families--traditional, religious gender roles or secular ones? Deseret News. 

Wilcox, B. W., Carroll, J. S., & DeRose, L. (2019, May 18). Religious men can be devoted dads, too. The New York Times. 

Dew, J., & Willoughby, B. J. (2019, May 16). Are religious faith and sexual satisfaction mutually exclusive--or surprisingly mutual? Institute for Family Studies

Clyde, T. L., & Hawkins, A. J. (2019, April 29). Do premarital education promotion policies work? Institute for Family Studies.

Riley, N. S (2019, April 22). The real digital divide isn’t about access to the Internet. The Washington Post.

Enright, R. (2019, April 16). Reflecting on 30 years of forgiveness science. Psychology Today. 

Lehman, C. F. (2019, April 16). Who are the men without sex? Institute for Family Studies.

Stone, L. (2019, April 9). The fertility gap and women’s happiness. Institute for Family Studies.

Bialik, K. & Fry, R. (2019, February 14). Millennial life: How young adulthood today compares with prior generations. Pew Research Center.

Wilcox, W. B., Dew, J., & ElHage, A. (2019, February 9). Cohabitation doesn’t compare: Marriage, cohabitation, and relationship quality. Institute for Family Studies.

Quadrant 4: Seminal Articles

Wilcox, W. B. (2013, June 14). The distinct positive impact of a good dad. The Atlantic.

Erickson, J. (2015, May 18). Why moms and dads both matter in marriage. The Public Discourse