- [Instructor] As with all aspects of research papers…from how to brainstorm, to which documentation style to use,…to which introductory and ending methods to use,…formatting variations exist.…The writer always needs to clarify…with the person who gave the assignment…what is acceptable and expected.…Here, we'll discuss the more…basic general formatting information…and decisions that you will need to make.…Let's start with the paper.…Generally, 8 1/2 by 11 inch white paper is preferred,…but you'll need to decide what paper quality you use.…
The higher the rag content,…the heavier and the more expensive the paper.…Or maybe you want to use environmentally friendly paper,…plain white paper or an off-white shade.…print on only one side or both sides.…Just remember that the reader's first impression…may be formed by these paper decisions.…What font should you use?…Believe it or not the font you choose…for your paper can affect your reader's impression,…and your final grade.…The font you select should be easy to read,…
- 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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