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  • Research Topic links to LRC homepage to show the path to Opposing Viewpoints
  • Show Google Wonder Wheel and Advanced Search Options
  • Who has a RED card? – Read your question please!
  • A more in-depth look at Opposing Viewpoints and a first look at Academic Search Premiere
  • Leave powerpoint to touch on Opposing Viewpoints again (Topics of Interest area) – Credo Reference – Have students help form research questions from keywords found.
  • Academic Source Premiere searching to introduce full text and scholarly works – boolean searching – end of article references.
  • In-Text citations direct the reader to your references page.
  • In-Text citations direct the reader to your references page.
  • In-Text citations direct the reader to your references page.
  • In-Text citations direct the reader to your references page.
  • In-Text citations direct the reader to your references page. Refer to Harrison Guide for how-to cite different publications.

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  • LRC
  • Research Topic
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  • Why do people choose Googlefirst?
  • Google Wonder Wheel
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  • Scholarly
    Vs.
    Popular
  • What does the LRC have to offer
    Besides Google for research?
  • Research
    Question
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  • Now that I know where the resources are, how do I really know what I’m looking for?
  • Intense Database Searching
  • Has anyone else written about my topic before?
  • CRAAP EVALUATION TEST
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  • What in the world is the CRAAP test?
  • Currency
  • relevance
  • uthority
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  • accuracy
  • urpose
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  • Writing Your Research Paper
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  • I have all my sources…now what?
  • Formatting Your Paper
    1” margins
    1” margins
    Double Spaced
    Header for page numbers
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  • Where can I get help with
    APA style writing?
  • APA Style: 6th Edition
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  • Why do you need to cite your work?
    1.
    Allows others to access your sources
    2.
    Establishes credibility
    3.
    Helps to stay organized
    Rebecca Johnson – Harrison College
  • 3 Main Sections of Style
    Title Page
    References
    In-TextCitations
    Rebecca Johnson – Harrison College
  • Title Page Example
    Running head: SELF-CONCEPT 1
    The Impact of Academic Self-Concept on
    Academic Achievement
    Troy Smith
    Harrison College
    Composition 2
    Mr. Paris
    02/20/2010
  • First Page of Paper Example
    SELF-CONCEPT 2
    The Impact of Academic Self-Concept on
    Academic Achievement
    Business schools and faculty are concerned about
    designing educational processes that enhance student’s
    learning (Bennett, 2003) while developing critical
    beings that manage complexity, uncertainty, equivocality
    and value conflicts (Debler, Welsh, & Levvy, 2001).
    Raising student’s level of complicated understanding
    (Bartunek, Gordon, & Weathersby, 1983), i.e. connecting
  • When to Use In-Text Citations
    For…
    • Quoting
    • Paraphrasing
    • Summarizing
    Rebecca Johnson – Harrison College
  • In-Text Citation Parts
    Author’s Last Name
    Year of Publication
    Page Number
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  • Paraphrasing Examples
    1.
    Student achievement is partially obtained by the student focusing on desirable goals and outcomes (Miller, 2009).
    2.
    Miller (2009) establishes that goals and outcomes are extremely important elements in student achievement.
    3.
    In a 2009 article, Miller established that goals and outcomes are an important determinant of student achievement.
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  • Quotation Example
    “Within the college classroom, teachers and students make thousands of decisions that affect learning” (Miller, 2009, p. 4).
    REMEMBER . . .
    If your quote is longer than 40 words, indent 5 additional spaces in both the left and right margins.
    AND
    If no date is found, use n.d. in its place.
    Rebecca Johnson – Harrison College
  • The References Page Includes…
    DATE
    AUTHOR
    Any additional information
    And…
    TITLE
    PUBLICATION
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