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Unformatted text preview: Week Three Overview Assignment Due Date Format Grading Percent Conducting Online Research Day 3 (1 st post) Discussion 4 Evaluating Research Information Day 3 (1 st post) Discussion 4 Step Two of the Final Research Paper Day 7 Written Assignment 10 Readings 1. In order to successfully complete this week’s assignments, read the following in the text, Writing College Research Papers : o Chapter 4 – Understanding and Locating Research Sources o Chapter 5 – Conducting Online Research o 6.4 Intermediate Research Assignments, in Chapter 6 – Writing the Research Paper 2. In order to successfully complete this week’s assignments, read the following materials located within the ENG122 tab in the Ashford Writing Center: o Intro to ProQuest Searching o Sample Reference Page Recommended Resources 1. In order to successfully complete this week’s assignment, “Step Two of the Final Research Paper,” it is recommended that you utilize the following resource: o Refworks(This resource is a citation management tool found in the Ashford Online Library.) Discussions To participate in the following discussions, go to this week's Discussion link in the left navigation: 1. Conducting Online Research What new ideas did you learn from Chapters 4 and 5 about research sources and conducting online research that you believe can help you improve your database and Internet searches? List the sources you believe will be most helpful to you in preparing your Final Research Paper. What types of sources do you believe will be most useful and where do you intend to search for these sources? Respond to at least two of your classmates’ postings by Day 7. When responding to your fellow classmates, offer suggestions on how they might be able to further improve their Internet research as well as other factors they might consider when evaluating a source for usefulness. (You must create one initial post and at least two responses, for a minimum of three...
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