The purpose for this library Instruction is to help you with the following assignments:
In a few paragraphs, plan your search for your major research paper.
Be sure to include the following items as part of your discussion:
--Purpose of Project
--Types of Information you will search for
--Search Tools you will use
--Types of Sources you will consult
--Specific Search Strategies you will use
--Qualitative Research Project you will include
Journal Article Evaluation
Access a journal article on the topic of your Research Paper.
List the database you used to access the source and its citation.
In a brief essay (of several paragraphs),
Summarize the source’s main points.
Evaluate the source
Comment on at least three elements of writing which were effective in persuading the reader.
Final Research Paper
Your final research Paper should be approximately 1500 words.
Your thesis should be an original idea, synthesizing fact and opinion from several sources.
Use at least five sources, including:
A Reference Source
A Journal Article
Qualitative Research you conduct (An interview, observation, survey, etc.)
Use in-text citations and a Works Cited list (MLA) or References list (APA)
Be sure to demonstrate your ability to paraphrase and quote effectively
Use signal phrases to introduce the ideas of others
Include a rebuttal