How to Learn & How to Demonstrate Knowledge

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1. Writing a Research Paper

1.1. introduction

1.1.1. takes practice

1.1.2. summary of conents Genre Choosing a Topic Identifying an Audience Where do I start?

1.2. Genre & the Research Paper

1.2.1. What it is critical thinking, source evaluation, organization and composition prim & sec sources something to increase knowledge

1.2.2. What it is not informed summary book report opinion piece essay overview

1.2.3. 2 major types Argumentative introduction with clear stance on subject thesis statement persuasion examples analytical research question exporation and evaluation examples thesis statement

1.3. Choosing a Topic

1.3.1. intorduction

1.3.2. topic situation 1 own idea instructor topic list situation 2 choice of any topic

1.3.3. methods thinking early = starting early brainstorming get idea on paper helps narrow topic write in lists or bullets topic may change with research

1.3.4. Help - purdue OWL understanding writing assignments prewriting starting the writing process invention slide presentation

1.4. Identifying an audience

1.4.1. inforduction

1.4.2. treat like oral presentation

1.4.3. pick an audience that would be interested/benefit in your paper

1.4.4. example

1.4.5. questions to help decide

1.5. Where do I begin?

1.5.1. introduction no temple/shortcut

1.5.2. research research: overview page what kind of information are you looking for? where would be a likely place to look? how much information do you need?

1.5.3. 4 main components for outlines parallelisim heading and subheadings (verb/verb) example coordination same significance in headings example subordination heading = general subheading = more specific example division divided into 2 + parts example

1.5.4. drafting inforduction research question thesis statement no purpose or direction writing takes time plan ahead / know due date its a process pre-writing plan time rhetorical elements = guide know your elements start broad example questions example mindful of purpose examples pre-writing strategies start writing! do worry about anything, just get info on the paper

1.5.5. revising, editing, proofreading revising cleaning up paper word choice removal of infomation rethink and rework editing analysis of tone/voice correct errors evaluation of flow proofreading = final stage :) general stratgies personalizing

2. Reading a Research Paper

2.1. the art of skimming & scanning

2.1.1. read the abstract

2.1.2. read the introduction

2.1.3. read the conclusion

2.1.4. skim over the middle section titles tables figures

2.1.5. figure out style & flow of article methodological conceptual theoretical verbal mathematical empirical something else

2.1.6. reread article quickly & skip eduations figures tables

2.1.7. read carefully focus on sections of importance

2.2. critique article

2.2.1. does it make sense internally consistent? well supported? argument evidence

2.2.2. compare to other articles

2.2.3. no other articles read? find articles skim them

2.2.4. google scholar

2.2.5. check reference work survey article handbook encyclopedia

3. Academic Integrity

3.1. what is plagiarism

3.1.1. taking credit for someone elses work

3.1.2. if you get caught failing grade for assignment failing grade for the class kicked out of school

3.1.3. your guilty buy paper online use an old paper not correctly citing scorces copy/paste

3.2. how to cite work

3.2.1. foot notes format

3.2.2. citation

3.3. the cite is right

3.3.1. examples/questions

3.4. always read your schools policy