Using Research in a Project Comm Arts II Mr. Wreford.
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Using Research in a Project Comm Arts II Mr. Wreford
Using Research Using Research in a Project: Write about a topic that bears scrutiny—usually a topic that others have investigated before. Conduct research to answer specific question(s) about the topic.
Using Research Using Research in a Project: Synthesize information that you find through library and Internet research ( and sometimes through field research). Present your findings clearly so that others can see what you have learned.
Using Research Using Research in a Project: Cite your sources so that others can find and consult them and make decisions about the credibility of the information you present.
Using Research Sample Essay, MLA Style: Review pages 605-616. Use in conjunction with handbook handout.
Using Research Finding a Topic: Specific number of sources? Specific types of sources? Field research? Visual elements? Page-length requirement? Remember: audience, circumstances, purpose.
Using Research Developing a Topic: Formulate research questions. Begin to answer them. Conduct research activities. If necessary, adjust your research questions.
Using Research Establishing Credibility: Convince readers to pay attention. Create an appropriate voice. Use clear, correct prose. Refer to experts. Provide in-text citations.
Using Research Integrating Research: Use quotations. Include a signal phrase. If longer than 4 typed lines, use a block quotation. Don’t use too many quotations. Consider a paraphrase or summary.
Using Research Providing Structure: Thesis sentences. Forecasting terms. Headings and subheadings. Transitional words. Charts, graphs, boldface type, white space, or other visuals.
Using Research Designing a Research Project and Integrating Visual Elements: Final step before review draft. Consider verbal connection. Consider position. Visuals copied from another source should be cited.
Using Research Reviewing the Project: Find someone to read and comment on your draft. Correct any lack of clarity. Review mechanics and grammar. Consider a peer review.