- What's the research paper's topic?…Sometimes deciding what actual topic to research…can be one of the most challenging parts.…Sometimes you're given a specific topic.…For example, compare and contrast…right and left brain learning characteristics…or evaluate the causes and effects of fad diets.…Other times, you may be given a general idea or topic…and be asked to narrow that general topic.…The assignment might be as broad as…research some current controversial topic that interests you…or maybe a little more defined,…research the characteristics of one of the four…generations in the workplace.…
In those cases, the broad topic must continue…to be narrowed.…Even if the topic is more specific,…such as the causes and effects of fad diets,…it still needs to be narrowed.…A quick search of that topic shows over four million results…with titles such as spotting fad diets,…and ten red flags for fad diets,…and the danger of fad diets.…The titles continue with the truth behind fad diets,…the real genius of fad diets,…and even the lemonade fad diet.…
- 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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