This course helps students develop a disciplined approach to writing the research paper: a sustained activity requiring imagination, introspection, research, organization, and of course, writing! We will learn how to identify an appropriate topic, perform initial research to refine the topic, carry out more detailed research and take notes, organize our results, outline and draft the formal paper using one of several common formats, create a bibliography, proofread and present our final version.
Course Website: Writing the Research Paper
Instructor: Christe McMenomy
Starts: June 16, 2020
Ends: August 11, 2020
Tuesday 9:30 AM to 10:50 AM ET
This is not a grammar course, so students should be able to write reasonably well, with correct spelling, punctuation, and grammatical usage.
Experience writing paragraphs and essays, and organizing a longer essay is useful.
There is no course meeting June 30.
Textbooks and MaterialsThere are no textbook or materials currently required for this course. Check instructor's notes above for additional information, or contact the instructor.
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Classes start August 31, 2020. Enroll by August 20 to attend orientation to avoid late enrollment fees.