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Transcript of RESEARCH SKILLS
How to start?
Where to get information-good sources?
Citations - Bibliography
How to start with the EE research, cite the information properly and where to find the information.
Noodle Tools: organize information and help with citation.
Find good sources
Discard unnecessary information
Keep the useful information
Create the research question
UWC CR Library- good sources from most of the subjects.
School has the license
ONLY AS A FIRST REFERENCE
AVOID WEBSITES WITH NO AUTHOR BEHIND THE INFORMATION
• Allows to reaffirm the reliability of the sources.
• Avoid plagiarism
• Allows a better reading
• Allows to add clarifying information when is relevant
According to Jones (1998), "Students often had difficulty using APA style, especially when it was their first time" (p. 199).
Jones (1998) found "students often had difficulty using APA style" (p. 199); what implications does this have for teachers?
Author, A. A. (Year of publication). Title of work: Capital letter also for subtitle. Location: Publisher.
In text citations:
Apps for research
February 8th, 2016: Subject, topic and supervisor
March 7th, 2016: Research question submitted to supervisor.
March 8th: Nodletools for teachers.
March 9th, 2016: Workshop – Noodletools
Look for me for specific research tips according to your subject
A good research process should go through these steps:
*Decide on the topic.
*Narrow the topic in order to narrow search parameters.
*Create a question that your research will address.
*Generate sub-questions from your main question.
*Determine what kind of sources are best for your argument.
*Create a bibliography as you gather and reference sources.
Source: Boundless. “Organizing Your Research Plan.” Boundless Writing. Boundless, 14 Jan. 2016. Retrieved 03 Feb. 2016 from https://www.boundless.com/writing/textbooks/boundless-writing-textbook/the-research-process-2/organizing-your-research-plan-262/organizing-your-research-plan-51-1304/