READING ACADEMIC JOURNAL ARTICLES
Part 1: Introduction
What is an academic journal?
Academic journals are periodicals in which researchers publish articles on their work. Most often these
articles discuss recent research. Journals also publish theoretical
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ESL 117
Distinguishing Sources Activity
1. Definitions: Match the source type with its description.
Source
1. _ substantive
a.
2. _ popular
3. _ scholarly
4. _ sensational
b.
c.
d.
Description
concerned with focused academic study, especially research,
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Distinguishing Scholarly Journals from Other Periodicals
Adapted from http:/www.library.cornell.edu/olinuris/ref/research/skill20.html#popular
Journals, magazines, and newspapers are important sources for up-to-date information in all disciplines. In this
ARTICLE READING NOTES
Name: _
Directions
1. Take notes directly on the articles (underline, highlight, and annotate). For Essay 1, take notes on the
articles in the packet. For Essay 2, print the articles.
2. Complete and print the following article readi
In order to use the integral test on a series, that series has to be positive, continuous,
and decreasing for x 1 and an = f(n). A series is decreasing if a1>a2>a3>.an. This series is
decreasing, because the sequence is decreasing. Also, if f(x) < 0, then
To test if a series is convergent or divergent, you take the limit. When I took the limit of this
series, the results were that it was in an indeterminant form. L'Hopital's rule states that when a
limit is in an indeterminant form, take the derivative of
Syllabus for Calculus I
Course: Math 221 Calculus and Analytic Geometry I
Instructor: Dr. Ryan Karr
Email: karr@uwp.edu
Phone: 262-595-2488
Oce: GRNQ 330
Oce Hours: Tue, Wed, Fri 10-12 or by appointment
Textbook: Calculus by James Stewart, 6E (6th edition
Outline
Course: Calculus and Analytic Geometry I
Instructor: Dr. Ryan Karr
Guidelines
1. As a rough guide, the underlined groups of problems are basic (generally easier) and
must be mastered to pass this course with a C. If you want to earn a B or an A,
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