primary secondary research 101

primary secondary research 101 - Introduction to research...

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Introduction to research *Submit personal narrative *pick up preparation notes *today : Intro to the research project o ABOUT TYPES OF RESEARCH o ABOUT THE RESEARCH PROJECT
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TYPES OF RESEARCH PAPERS: primary & secondary
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PRIMARY RESEARCH : - Original research - Your own data/evidence: Data gathered directly by a researcher using research methods appropriate to a particular field (e.g. experiments, surveys, interviews, observation and analyses, interpretation of data)
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Scientific method of investigation (primary research) The principles and empirical processes of discovery and demonstration generally involving the observation of phenomena, the formulation of a hypothesis concerning the phenomena, experimentation to demonstrate the truth or falseness of the hypothesis, the analysis of the data, and a conclusion that validates or modifies the hypothesis. ( Inductive thinking )
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IMRAD A common format for writing up scientific research: I ntroduction M ethods, R esearch a nd D iscussion .
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LINGUISTIC FEATURES (of primary and secondary research papers) CLARITY and OBJECTIVITY PRECISION and ACCURACY LOGIC; DOCUMENTED EVIDENCE/ FACTS FIELD TERMINOLY FIELD-SPECIFIC DOCUMENTATION GUIDELINES CURRENT STYLISTIC CONVENTIONS
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LINGUISTIC CONVENTIONS (with variations per discipline). Examples:
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This note was uploaded on 02/06/2011 for the course ENG 101 taught by Professor Kimmet during the Spring '07 term at George Mason.

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