Unformatted text preview: search for background information • Stating research question- find what type of relationship will be studied (friend/parent)? is there a particular role that should be that focus of the study? How is com related? • Identify info that is already known • Make a list of terms/similes of the research question • 3) Locating sources of Information: • Likely to come across two different sources- Primary (study actually doe by author: first had documents, court records, interviews, surveys) and Secondary (restatement or analysis of primary/ summarizes preexisting research) • Types of information sources: books, magazines, newspapers, scholarly journals, web- google scholar, directory of open access journals • Four pieces of info for a legit webpage: author, accuracy, currency, objectivity • 4) Organizing and Evaluating Information: • Maintain a working bibliography • 5) citing: Read ARTICLE Cite materials properly...
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This note was uploaded on 02/15/2012 for the course COM 262 taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '08 term at Miami University.
- Spring '08