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From Research to Paper: How to Write a Research Paper
Do you feel overwhelmed when you try to pick the right resources to include in your research paper?
Do you know how to properly cite your research sources?
This workshop shows students how to effective use the research they have completed & put those resources together into a properly cited & well
developed research paper.

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  • 1. From Research to Paper: How to Write a Research Paper Presented by The Northeast CenterOffice of Academic Support
  • 2. • What is Research?Agenda • Types of Research Papers • Quick Overview -- Research Process • I’ve Got All These Resources: Now What? • Evaluating Sources • Developing Your Paper
  • 3. What it is…“a process of research, critical thinking, source evaluation,organization, and composition.” SOURCE: http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/658/2/
  • 4. Two major types of research papers.•Argumentative research paper: It’s all aboutpersuasion…• Analytical research paper: It’s all about thequestion and the thinking involved in answeringit… SOURCE: http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/658/2/
  • 5. Research Process Organize YourselfDeveloping a Topic & Researching It Source Evaluation Organize Your Sources Compose/Revise Cycle Citing Sources
  • 6. Organize Yourselfhttp://rpc.elm4you.org/
  • 7. • Step 1 – Clarify the Assignment • Step 2 – Develop Research Question Thesis • Step 3 - Identify Background Source & Keywords • Step 4 – Look at What You Found • Step 5 – Refine Your Question/ThesiDeveloping a Topic & Researching I
  • 8. www.esc.edu/library http://commons.esc.edu/informationskills/ http://commons.esc.edu/informationskills/ resources/table-of-contents/
  • 9. • Step 1 – Annotate & Find “THE” Quo• Step 2 – Categorize• Step 3 – Outline/Mindmap• Step 4 – Plug-in the Resources Source Evaluation & Organization
  • 10. ComposeGather InformationOrganizeDraftReviseProofGet FeedbackRe-proofHand in https://bitly.com/UsingResearchPurdue