describing the problem.
gathering comprehensive data.
To prove a point
To present a straightforward definition of the topic
To cite relevant evidence to support your argument
the use of specialized language.
the credentials of the authors of your research articles.
lack of distinction between your views and the ideas of other writers.
Using attributional phrases when including a writers ideas
Summarizing and paraphrasing in your own words without citation
Including an in-text citation at the end of the sentence
Your supporting questions relate back to your essential questions.
Essential questions are independent and do not relate to your supporting questions.
You only focus on noncontroversial questions.
The writer will lose focus on the main purpose.
New data will complicate the issues and cause disarray.
The researchers understanding will deepen.
Essential questions feature specific research data.
Essential questions can be easily answered with a definitive response.
Essential questions produce multiple responses and perspectives.
examples and cases for evidence.
an interpretative framework.
the supporting questions are connected to essential questions.
the scope of the project is limited and possible.
the research is focused on a specific purpose.
the significance of meaning of the literature.
a straightforward description of other writers ideas.
an evaluation of the usefulness of the articles.
to find new ways to gather and interpret data.
to discover new questions to ask.
to uncover new relationships.
Starting with a broad Google search
Considering all Internet writers
Interviewing peers and faculty for their opinions
Sibling topics are more general than your central topic.
Sibling topics show the details of your central topic.
Sibling topics are unrelated to your central topic and irrelevant.
state facts on a subject for the reader to accept without question.
display evidence from which they draw conclusions.
invite readers to join a conversation.
One that offers just facts or information
One that offers you new perspectives
One that includes at least one of the BEAM elements
a potential affirmation of faith and beliefs.
an area with limited perspectives and little to uncover.
a randomly selected topic being researched by force.
Plagiarism is the unique formulation of your own ideas.
Plagiarism i the unacknowledged use of words and ideas originating with other writers.
Plagiarism is the unacknowledged use of quotes from informal conversations.
Students should avoid locating new sources and be satisfied with what has been written.
Writers should review their work and revise periodically.
Students must work ahead and complete upcoming stages early.