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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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    • 1. LRC
    • 2. Research Topic
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    • 3. Why do people choose Googlefirst?
    • 4. Google Wonder Wheel
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    • 5. Scholarly
      Vs.
      Popular
    • 6. What does the LRC have to offer
      Besides Google for research?
    • 7.
    • 8. Research
      Question
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    • 9. Now that I know where the resources are, how do I really know what I’m looking for?
    • 10. Intense Database Searching
    • 11. Has anyone else written about my topic before?
    • 12. CRAAP EVALUATION TEST
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    • 13. What in the world is the CRAAP test?
    • 14. Currency
    • 15. relevance
    • 16. uthority
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    • 17. accuracy
    • 18. urpose
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    • 19. Writing Your Research Paper
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    • 20. I have all my sources…now what?
    • 21. Formatting Your Paper
      1” margins
      1” margins
      Double Spaced
      Header for page numbers
      Rebecca Johnson – Harrison College
    • 22. Where can I get help with
      APA style writing?
    • 23. APA Style: 6th Edition
      Rebecca Johnson – Harrison College
    • 24. 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
    • 25. 3 Main Sections of Style
      Title Page
      References
      In-TextCitations
      Rebecca Johnson – Harrison College
    • 26. 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
    • 27. 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
    • 28. When to Use In-Text Citations
      For…
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    • 31. In-Text Citation Parts
      Author’s Last Name
      Year of Publication
      Page Number
      Rebecca Johnson – Harrison College
    • 32. 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.
      Rebecca Johnson – Harrison College
    • 33. 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
    • 34. The References Page Includes…
      DATE
      AUTHOR
      Any additional information
      And…
      TITLE
      PUBLICATION
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    • 35. We Are Here To Help You Succeed…
      So Come See Us In the LRC!