University of California, Irvine
Introduction to Research for Essay Writing
University of California, Irvine

Introduction to Research for Essay Writing

This course is part of Academic English: Writing Specialization

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Tamy Chapman
Helen Nam

Instructors: Tamy Chapman

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There are 5 modules in this course

This is the last course in the Academic English: Writing specialization. In this course, you will learn all of the steps to writing a research paper. You will learn how to choose topics, where to do your research, and how to plan the research paper. You will also master your understanding of using sources and avoiding plagiarism.

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1 video2 readings

In this first module, you will learn about research assignments in American universities. You will practice choosing topics for different assignments. Then you will learn about choosing academic sources and evaluating them for reliability. These are important steps for getting your research off to a good start for any research assignment.

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3 videos6 readings2 quizzes2 peer reviews

In this module, you will learn more about finding sources. Then you'll learn about how to be organized in your research by taking good notes on your sources. Also, you'll learn about writing an annotated bibliography, which is a common assignment when writing a research paper in college.

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4 videos8 readings3 quizzes2 peer reviews

In this module, you'll learn about the language used in writing a research paper. You'll learn about academic tone and language. Then you'll learn about using statistics and words from the Academic Word List in your writing.

What's included

4 videos9 readings2 quizzes1 peer review

In this last module, you will learn more about citing sources in your research paper. You'll review MLA format and learn a little bit about APA format. Finally, you'll learn about some online resources that will make formatting your papers much easier.

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3 videos9 readings3 quizzes1 peer review

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Tamy Chapman
University of California, Irvine
22 Courses1,491,385 learners
Helen Nam
University of California, Irvine
18 Courses1,193,231 learners

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