Week 9 Team Report Introduction 2

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1 Report Introduction: Getting Started 1. Key parts of report introduction 2. Writing task – draft outline of introduction
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2 Today’s Activity: Getting Started 1. Brainstorm a number of potential topics. 2. Turn each topic into a governing question . 3. Think of two or three sub-questions/topics for each topic. 4. Consider where you might find information on your topic.
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3 Writing Your Introduction What’s included? 1. Identification of the topic 2. Background to the issue (why it’s important) 3. Governing question and sub-questions 4. Scope of your research – overview of what you will cover 5. Research methods – primary and secondary
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4 Identification of the topic Be specific For example, “the environment” is not a topic. However, “the potential impact of a new garbage incineration plant on Hamilton’s air quality” is a specific topic.
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5 Background to the topic “Chemical breakthrough: turning sawdust into biofuel” 1. Why is it important? 2.
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This note was uploaded on 03/21/2012 for the course COMM LL01 taught by Professor Betty during the Spring '08 term at Mohawk College.

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