ENGLISH 101 - Vandever: Welcome

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Welcome to Research!

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Search. Research. Explore. Ask questions.


"Write a well-researched argument paper focused around finding a harmful stereotype about a specific community told through one artifact/work/piece of entertainment media." (Prof Vandever, Eassay#3)

Research Goals

1. Navigate the Library homepage to access DatabasesGuidesIlliadEndnoteAsk Us
2.  Explore research topics: define, narrow, broaden, contextualize, and etc.

3. Research background related to topic, including cultural and historical background. 
4. Practice search techniques to effectively find relevant sources.

5. Cite, export (to Endnote), and critically evaluate sources.

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