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Appendix B COM/156 Version 5 1 Associate Program Material Appendix B Research Writing and the Research Plan In this course, you follow the same basic writing process you have used in other writing courses: prewriting, writing, rewriting, and proofreading. For a review of the writing process, review chapter 8 of Writing for Success . Research writing, however, requires higher-level critical-thinking skills and research that is more detailed. Using a systematic process is important because your research and writing will be stronger, more convincing, and better organized. Select a Topic Some courses allow you to select your own topics for papers, while others assign topics. This course allows you to choose your own topic, because learning how to select a good research topic improves your critical and creative thinking skills. As you consider a topic for your research paper, use the following criteria: The topic should not be too narrow or too broad. You want a topic that provides enough research to discuss it thoroughly. Conversely, you do not want a topic that is so
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This note was uploaded on 04/01/2012 for the course COM COM 156 taught by Professor Martin during the Winter '11 term at University of Phoenix.

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