Research Writing

Research Writing - Writing With Research Practical advice...

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Writing With Research Practical advice Research paragraph checklist Samples
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Planning Stage Planning will save time in the long-run. This involves: Defining your audience Who are they? What is important to them? Defining your purpose Are you trying to inform, persuade, record, instruct, or a combination of these? Clarifying the objective What is the desired next step? Supporting with research What research is needed? What will have the most impact?
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Relevant Writing Practice Scenario: Creating a cover letter Audience: Company recruiter/manager Purpose: To inform; to persuade Objective: To get an interview! Weak connection : I am good at multitasking. I have strong customer service skills. Relevant connection : My experience managing a nine-line phone system and greeting all visitors at Magic Marketers helped to develop my excellent multitasking and customer service skills.
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Effective Research Research is essential to support and persuade Facts, figures, statistics, or expert findings & opinions must be connected to the audience or situation Research must be reliable for you to be taken seriously Ask these questions as you conduct research: “What will most impact my audience?” “Is this information important to my audience?”
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Relevant Writing Practice What we see too often in SOM 301: Weak use of research
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