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Advanced Workshop in Writing for Social Sciences and Architecture (ELS), Spring 2007
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Advanced subject focusing on techniques, format, and prose style used in academic and professional life. Emphasis on writing as required in fields such as economics, political science, and architecture. Short assignments include: business letters, memos, and proposals that lead toward a written term project. Methods designed to deal with the special problems of those whose first language is not English. Successful completion satisfies Phase II of the Writing Requirement. This workshop is designed to help you write clearly, accurately and effectively in both an academic and a professional environment. In class, we analyze various forms of writing and address problems common to advanced speakers of English. We will often read one another's work.

Subject:
Architecture and Design
Arts and Humanities
Language, Grammar and Vocabulary
Political Science
Material Type:
Full Course
Provider:
MIT
Provider Set:
MIT OpenCourseWare
Author:
Brennecke, Patricia W.
Date Added:
01/01/2007
Chemistry Capstone Essay: One World Essay
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The Chemistry Capstone Essay is a way to introduce or assess students' knowledge and understanding of a variety of science texts and their understanding of chemical theories and applications taught during the year. Students demonstrate knowledge by having to be concise and distill down complex ideas and connections from a variety of different texts.

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Physical Science
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Author:
Jessica Eakin
Date Added:
06/22/2017
Example Research Paper: Nanci Love Style
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Research Papers can be difficult to write. They can be especially difficult to write when you have trouble formatting. For a long, all inclusive research paper done in the style of Nanci Love, this paper might help you. This paper would also be a good resource if looking up LGBTQ stats.

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English Language Arts
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Primary Source
Author:
Sara Larson
Date Added:
03/29/2017
The Main Steps of Research Paper Writing
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Coming up with a quality research paper might seem like a daunting task, but you will be amazed at how easy it is to write one when you follow a definite procedure and writing process. Throughout college, students are required to write a research paper now and then, and course instructors and college papers task students with research papers so they can delve into a particular theme or subject.

More often than not, course instructors in colleges assign term papers, essays, and research papers to their students so that they can gauge their level of understanding as far as a particular course, and as well to get an opportunity to grade the students as far as academics are concerned.

The process of coming up with a research paper is not intensive, but it also requires you to dedicate your time, effort and hard work to the learning process. Essentially, the learning curve is fairly short for college students who have written essays in other courses on a variety of topics and themes.

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Education
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Homework/Assignment
Author:
Jerry Rhodes
Date Added:
12/17/2018
Online Writing & Presentations
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While essays and research papers are likely the most common types of writing assignments you’ll receive in college, more and more, students are being expected to write in digital environments. In the 21st century, you’re likely to be asked to create a PowerPoint or Prezi to present the main points of your research paper, or you may be asked to create an electronic portfolio to share all of your work for a semester. Students in online classes will write discussion board posts every week, and some professors are even replacing some of your traditional essay assignments with assignments like photo essays or video essays.

Subject:
Composition and Rhetoric
Material Type:
Module
Provider:
Excelsior College
Provider Set:
Excelsior College Online Writing Lab
Date Added:
11/06/2018
Research Indices-I: Impact Factor
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Research Indices are the indicators of the credibility and recognition of a researcher, a journal, an article and/or and institute. These include Impact Factor, immediacy Index, h-index etc. Researchers and students must know about these indices for better recognition in the academia and research. In the first part of the series we are discussing Impact Factor as a vital research Index.
Impact factor (IF) is the most Important basis of selection of journal by the researchers and readers. Its a a measure of the reputation of a journal. IF is a measure of the frequency with which the "average article" in a journal has been cited in a particular year.
The OER shall cover how (IF is calculated), Who (provides the IF), on which factors IF depends upon, The importance of IF in academic recognition and knowing the IF of journal.

Subject:
Education
Material Type:
Lesson
Provider:
Open Knowledge
Author:
Dr Ajay Semalty
Dr Mona Semalty
Mr Lokesh Adhikari
Date Added:
11/12/2017
Technical Writing (ENGL 235)
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Discussions and assignments in this class reveal methods for developing the writing skills and techniques needed to communicate effectively and efficiently in professional and technical industries. The course explores techniques for gathering, organizing, and presenting technical information in written reports for technical and non-technical readers. By studying the purpose and design of reports commonly used in business and technical industries, students will gain practical writing experience and stronger persuasive skills, which will also be useful in academic writing. Students work will focus on writing reports, memorandums, and other business and technical documents with an emphasis on layout, tone, clarity, and conciseness. Course includes instruction in research technique, research paper formatting, and academic documentation, culminating in a formal report on a technical topic. Login: guest_oclPassword: ocl

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Career and Technical Education
Material Type:
Full Course
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Lecture Notes
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Provider:
Washington State Board for Community & Technical Colleges
Provider Set:
Open Course Library
Date Added:
10/31/2011
Writing an Argumentative Research Paper Lesson Plan 10
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Student Learning Objectives As a result of meeting the requirements in this course, you will be able to: 1.     Employ a variety of approaches to analyze and interpret texts.  (PLG 1) (Gen Ed Goal 1 a)2.     Respond to texts, in discussion and writing assignments, demonstrating an understanding of rhetorical strategies employed in the texts. (PLG 2) (Gen Ed Goal 1a, b; 6 a, b)3.      Incorporate the fundamentals of academic essay writing such as gathering ideas, developing and clearly stating theses, organizing, drafting, revising, and editing.  (PLG 3) (Gen Ed Goal 1 c, d)     4.      Compose essays in several rhetorical modes, such as description, comparison/contrast, and argument.   (PLG 3) (Gen Ed Goal 1c, d)5.     Move from personal responses to formal academic essays, including appropriate, properly formatted evidence from outside sources. (PLG 4, 5) (Gen Ed Goal 1 c)    6.     Accurately incorporate the ideas of others using summary, paraphrase, and direct quotation. (PLG 4, 5) (Gen Ed Goal 1 c; 6 b)7.     Incorporate the academic requirements, tools, and techniques of research through the resources of contemporary information science.  (PLG 6) (Gen Ed Goal 4 a, b, c, d)8.      Employ current MLA style for text presentation, in-text citations, and Works Cited pages for essays and research papers.  (PLG 5, 6) (Gen Ed Goal 4 a, b, c, d)9.      Write an argumentative research paper accurately incorporating material from outside sources. (PLG 4, 5, 6) (Gen Ed Goal 1 a, b, c, d; 4 a, b, c, d; 6 a, b) Course Requirements You will be required to do the following: Write at least four multi-paragraph assignments of at least 500 words.(Meets student learning objectives 1-5) Write at least one in-class essay.     (Meets student learning objectives 2-5) Complete other writing exercises such as summaries, journals, reading responses, reading comprehension questions, quizzes on reading assignments, letters, resumes, etc.      (Meets student learning objectives 1-6) Read, interpret, and analyze a variety of texts.      (Meets student learning objectives 1, 2) Conduct independent research and write a 5-7-page research paper, using MLA style.      (Meets student learning objectives 6-9) Submit papers that adhere to MLA manuscript requirements and which demonstrate effective proofreading and editing.      (Meets student learning objectives 1-9) Participate in class discussions and other in-class (individual or group) activities necessary to produce quality expository prose.      (Meets student learning objectives 2-7)

Subject:
English Language Arts
Material Type:
Module
Author:
Ellen Feig
Date Added:
05/06/2017