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English 127
Research Writing

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Orientation

Course Procedures
- Syllabus
- Schedule
- Forum

Format Instructions
- Sending Email & Contacting Instructor
- Attaching Documents
- Filename Conventions
- Document Layout

Editorial Key
- How you interpret the marks I make on your documents (sent to me via email)

Communication
- Writing Community
- Netiquette

Student Samples 
Please note you should not regard the papers below as having no errors. 

*Featured Student Paper
Topic: Treatment for Drug Addiction
- Background Essay
- Literature Review
- Final Research Article

Major Assignments
*Note: Some of the assignment guidelines below may be revised as we move through the quarter
- Overview of Assignments
- Background Essay 
- Literature Review 
- Final Research Article  
- Self Assessment 

Research Process 
- Questions for Readings 
- Writing Summaries
- Social Science Disciplines
- Research Methods 
- Research Topics 
- Holman Library Class Guide
- Sources: Finding Information & Articles
- Scholarly Sources 
- Interviewing "Experts"
- The Politics of Research

APA Format
References Page
Quotations and in-text Citations
Manuscript Format: Sample Paper

Writing Process
- Writing Notebook/Journal
- Writing Style and Identity
- Pre-writing & Brainstorming 
- Planning & Outlining 
- Thesis Statements 
- Drafting 
- Titles, Subtitles & Section Headings
- Paragraph Development
- Revising Worksheet
- Peer Reviews

Related Resources

- GRC Student Diversity Survey
- Tree Falling in the Forest 
- Teacher-Student Roles & Expectations 

Special Topics 
- Writing about War