- [Narrator] You have decided that your research paper…will be about the importance of sleep, exercise,…and nutrition for good health…and you've collected secondary research…from books and magazines, newspapers,…maybe a recent television newscast,…from a variety of websites, and primary research,…from a local doctor and a couple friends,…one who has a sleep disorder and one…who has recently lost 20 pounds.…As you analyze your research you begin to make notes,…either as a brainstorming list or a mapping diagram.…
This example is a brainstorming list.…What are some of the key ideas?…Let's look at this list.…70 million people have sleep problems,…early weight loss pills included arsenic,…fast food chains are making changes,…working the night shift impacts…the natural circadian rhythm, food pyramid,…diet ads, gym membership, and hidden calories.…Even thought the articles, books, and interviews…contain more information than the points listed…let's analyze what is going on in our starting list.…
Sleep, exercise, and nutrition…
- Give examples of descriptive writing.
- Differentiate between descriptive and argumentative papers.
- Identify reliable sources for accurate research.
- Plan your research paper using free writing.
- Develop a thesis statement.
- Create an annotated bibliography using various styles.
- Use transitions to move from one idea to another.
- Create a summary to recap the important points in a paper.
Skill Level Intermediate
Edge Animate Essential Trainingwith Chris Converse4h 44m Beginner
Illustrator CC 2013 One-on-One: Intermediatewith Deke McClelland11h 37m Intermediate
1. Examining Types of Research Papers
2. Preparing to Write
3. Writing the Paper
4. Citing Sources
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