University of California, Irvine

Project: Writing a Research Paper

This course is part of Academic English: Writing Specialization

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Tamy Chapman
Helen Nam
Brad Gilpin

Instructors: Tamy Chapman

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Gain insight into a topic and learn the fundamentals

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Gain insight into a topic and learn the fundamentals

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10 hours (approximately)
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There are 6 modules in this course

In this Capstone project, you will combine all of the skills you've learned in the 4 courses of the Academic English: Writing specialization. This week, you will choose an academic topic to research and formulate an effective research question. By the end of this week, you should know your topic and have a rough outline of your research paper.

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5 videos6 readings2 peer reviews

Last week, you learned about the assignment for this Capstone project, chose a topic, and created an outline. This week, you need to start researching and looking for source material. You will then create an annotated bibliography to submit.

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1 video2 readings1 peer review

This week, you should start your first draft. Try to write several paragraphs including the introduction paragraph, which you should submit for feedback.

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3 videos1 reading1 peer review

This week, you should continue working on the first draft. Try to have at least four pages written when you submit the rough draft for feedback. Also, include your Works Cited page for feedback.

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2 videos1 reading1 peer review

You're getting near the end. Keep up the good work! This week, you don't have anything to submit. Just keep revising and get that next draft to at least 7 pages. Then revise and revise again.

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1 video1 reading

You're almost finished! In this final week, use the time to revise your research paper and edit it carefully. When you're finished, submit it for grading and review three other learners' papers. Then you'll be done!

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1 video2 readings1 peer review

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4.8 (60 ratings)
Tamy Chapman
University of California, Irvine
22 Courses1,472,272 learners
Helen Nam
University of California, Irvine
18 Courses1,170,775 learners
Brad Gilpin
University of California, Irvine
20 Courses1,396,216 learners

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