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How to Write a Great Research Paper

ISBN: 978-0-471-43154-1
120 pages
August 2004, Jossey-Bass
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Research like a pro-and write a winning paper!

Do research papers make you nervous? Don't panic! This task isn't as overwhelming as it may seem--and conducting good research is an important skill to have. With How to Write a Great Research Paper, you'll see how easy and rewarding it can be to explore a topic and present your ideas in an organized and interesting way.

Filled with easy-to-follow instructions and valuable tips, this new guide breaks the entire process down into 7 Keys to Success:
* Find a Topic
* Look It Up
* Take Notes
* Outline Your Paper
* Create Your First Draft
* Revise and Edit Your Draft
* Present Your Paper

So take a deep breath, relax-and get ready to write a top-notch research paper!
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Table of Contents


1: Find a Topic.

2: Look It Up.

3: Take Notes.

4: Outline Your Paper.

5: Create Your First Draft.

6: Revise and Edit Your Draft.

7: Present Your Paper.

Appendix A: Scheduling Form.

Appendix B: Model Research Paper.

Appendix C: Self-Evaluation.


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Author Information

BEVERLY ANN CHIN, Ph.D., is the Wiley Keys to Success series consultant. She is the Director of the English Teaching Program at the University of Montana, the former president of the National Council of Teachers of English, and a member of the Board of Directors of the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards.
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