LIBRARY RESEARCH English Composition II Research Paper
What Are We Doing? <ul><li>Introducing the Research Process </li></ul>
How Do You Do Research?
Google is great, but let’s do more… <ul><li>Choose and Define a topic </li></ul><ul><li>Develop a Research Strategy </li><...
Research Process Choose & Define Topic
Research Process  Topic Ideas
Research Process <ul><li>Let’s go with Building Mosques in the United States </li></ul><ul><li>What do we want to say abou...
How to support your idea?  <ul><li>Who would know (or who else would be thinking) about a relationship between mosque-buil...
What Do You Want to Know? <ul><li>Is there reason to believe that building an Islamic Center in lower Manhattan would prom...
Go get it!  <ul><li>Library search tools: </li></ul>Carry out Strategy
Or use the old stand-by  &   others Carry out Strategy … but at least try
<ul><li>… and then access the scholarly materials at the CCC library </li></ul>Carry out Your Strategy
And remember to  <ul><li>Google result #6 for  </li></ul><ul><li>Google result # for  </li></ul>Evaluate
Research is a Process! <ul><li>Choose and Define a topic </li></ul><ul><li>Develop a Research Strategy </li></ul><ul><li>C...
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ENG102 Research Paper

  1. 1. LIBRARY RESEARCH English Composition II Research Paper
  2. 2. What Are We Doing? <ul><li>Introducing the Research Process </li></ul>
  3. 3. How Do You Do Research?
  4. 4. Google is great, but let’s do more… <ul><li>Choose and Define a topic </li></ul><ul><li>Develop a Research Strategy </li></ul><ul><li>Carry Out a Strategy </li></ul><ul><li>Analyze and Evaluate </li></ul>
  5. 5. Research Process Choose & Define Topic
  6. 6. Research Process Topic Ideas
  7. 7. Research Process <ul><li>Let’s go with Building Mosques in the United States </li></ul><ul><li>What do we want to say about this? </li></ul>Islam / Muslim Freedom of religion (1 st Amendment) terrorism worship belief National security Focus the Topic
  8. 8. How to support your idea? <ul><li>Who would know (or who else would be thinking) about a relationship between mosque-building and terrorism? </li></ul><ul><li>Who would be thinking about religious issues unique to Islam? </li></ul><ul><li>Where would they put that information? </li></ul><ul><li>How can I find that information? </li></ul>Develop a Strategy
  9. 9. What Do You Want to Know? <ul><li>Is there reason to believe that building an Islamic Center in lower Manhattan would promote terrorist activity? </li></ul><ul><li>What is the limit to the First Amendment right to freedom of religion? </li></ul><ul><li>Are there historical precedents to this type of situation? What are they & how were they resolved? </li></ul><ul><li>Are there restrictions on the types of religious institutions that can be built in your community? Should there be? </li></ul>Develop a Strategy
  10. 10. Go get it! <ul><li>Library search tools: </li></ul>Carry out Strategy
  11. 11. Or use the old stand-by & others Carry out Strategy … but at least try
  12. 12. <ul><li>… and then access the scholarly materials at the CCC library </li></ul>Carry out Your Strategy
  13. 13. And remember to <ul><li>Google result #6 for </li></ul><ul><li>Google result # for </li></ul>Evaluate
  14. 14. Research is a Process! <ul><li>Choose and Define a topic </li></ul><ul><li>Develop a Research Strategy </li></ul><ul><li>Carry Out a Strategy </li></ul><ul><li>Analyze and Evaluate </li></ul>

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