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Research & Writing

Information in this guide will help students work through the steps and process of completing a research paper.                        

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Research Plan

Choose a topic for your research and identify specifically what you plan to research and write about.

Reread your class assignment for understanding.  Make sure your topic is relevant to your assignment.

Pre-research your topic.  Google your topic to see in general how often the topic is discussed.  Use an encyclopedia to find historical information and how your topic relates to other disciplines.

Refine your topic and write a short sentence describing what you would plan to write about.

      

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