Each week, you will have an opportunity to practice different aspects of the research and writing process in a research notebook. The notebook will be comprised of templates corresponding to the weekly topic. You will download a new template each week, which you will fill out and submit in Canvas. In addition to introducing and practicing targeted components of the research and writing process, these notebooks will help you develop and practice the skills you will demonstrate in your other assignments.
This week, the research notebook will focus on developing a research question and utilizing key word searches.
Before you begin this week’s writing notebook, please read Chapter 2 in your course textbook, and review the Narrowing a Topic and Developing a Research Question (Links to an external site.) and the Research, Keywords, Databases: An Overview (Links to an external site.)resources.
In the Week 1 Research Notebook you will
Follow the steps outlined below to complete this week’s research notebook: