Prior to completing the Discussion and taking the Quiz, be sure to review the resources noted below. The resources from the Writing Center (WC) and the Library will present methods for conducting research and evaluating sources. Begin the Unit 5 Learning Activities . After reviewing this unit’s Learning Activities, complete the Quiz. The next step will be to read the Discussion instructions and respond to the topics. As seen in the Learning Activities, conducting research can be a time-intensive process. However, there are various methods that may help you conduct research more efficiently. This evidence can be categorized as primary, secondary, or tertiary sources. Primary research is based on first-hand observations and interpretations; in secondary research, you have to rely on another writer’s ability to find and analyze information. Tertiary sources like encyclopedias and bibliographies offer overviews of a topic. It is ideal to have a
research strategy or plan in place before jumping into looking for sources. In this Discussion, you will build your research
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