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What I Knew and What I Did Not Know From this research project I wanted to learn more about the I-Search paper what resources if any existed on the internet and what successes or failures teachers encountered when teaching the I-Search I had some familiarity with the term I-Search but since I do not read professional journals as much as I should read them I did not know what it was and to what extent teachers were using this type of writing I knew I could find some information on the World Wide Web but my primarily interest was locating examples of I-Search papers and models for teaching it I did locate a site a type of bulletin board where teachers posted their comments regarding their experiences Unfortunately I did not record that sites location and I have since been unable to find it again I am glad I researched this topic I have learned much about the benefits of teaching the I-Search Also researching the internet for as much information possible on this topic gave me additional practice in utilizing the World Wide Web more efficiently Although I do not believe all teachers will ever convert exclusively to the I-Search paper a radical move that would not be educationally prudent I am convinced the I-Search is an effective alternative to traditional research papers In fact if the instructor chooses it can co-exist in a writing course with traditional formal papers as an example of another style of writing In the following sections I will not attempt to define the I-Search but I will discuss some of my impressions and observations Then I will discuss the research What I Learned A positive ramification many educators noticed when they taught the I-Search is students are truly interested in their subjects They enjoy discussing their topic when they can write about it in a less formal less threatening voice This is not to
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