Chapter 6 - Researching Your Subject

Chapter 6 - Researching Your Subject - Understand the...

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Chapter 6. Researching Your Subject © 2010 by Bedford/St. Martin's 1 Understand the differences between academic and workplace research In academic research , your goal is to find information that will help you answer a scholarly question. In workplace research , your goal is to find information to help you answer a practical question, usually one that involves the organization for which you work.
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Chapter 6. Researching Your Subject © 2010 by Bedford/St. Martin's 2 The research process consists of 12 steps: Analyze your audience. Analyze your purpose. Analyze your subject. Visualize the deliverable. Work out a schedule and a budget. Determine what information will need to be part of that deliverable.
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Chapter 6. Researching Your Subject © 2010 by Bedford/St. Martin's 3 The research process consists of 13 steps (cont.): Determine what information you still need to acquire. Create questions you need to answer in your deliverable. Conduct secondary research. Conduct primary research. Evaluate your information. Do more research.
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© 2010 by Bedford/St. Martin's 4 Choose appropriate research methods What types of research media might you use? What types of research tools might you use?
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