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Research Report PowerPoint

  1. 1. Marriage and Divorce Trends in America A Lesson on research questions and gathering information.
  2. 2. Selecting a Topic <ul><li>For this assignment your topic has been selected for you. </li></ul><ul><li>You should first turn your topic into a question. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>This will guide your search for information. </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3. Research Questions <ul><li>Click on the Avatar for more information. </li></ul><ul><li>Afterwards, answer question #1 on the handout. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Researching the Topic <ul><li>Longer Research Assignments </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Preliminary research </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Thesis statement </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Shorter Research Assignments </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Research </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Thesis statement </li></ul></ul><ul><li>We are writing a short assignment </li></ul>
  5. 5. Researching the Topic <ul><li>Internet searches </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Google.com </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>AltaVista.com </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Interviews </li></ul><ul><li>Newspapers </li></ul><ul><li>Magazine or journal articles </li></ul>
  6. 6. Researching the Topic
  7. 7. Researching the Topic <ul><li>Conduct an internet search for your research question. </li></ul><ul><li>Choose one article that you will use to write your report. </li></ul><ul><li>Respond to #2 on your handout. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Gathering Information <ul><li>Click on the avatar for some final words about gathering information. </li></ul>
  9. 9. Gathering Information <ul><li>We’re almost finished for today. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Respond to #3a and #3b on your handout. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Submit your handout. </li></ul></ul>

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