Writing Research Papers
Research support framework
The following shows where Writing Research Papers fits into the Research Support Framework developed by PCC Librarians.
- I can explain and describe my position on this issue, and support it with primary sources
- I can accurately summarize the scholarly conversation
- Complexity in research and analysis
- Participant in scholarly conversation
Library support of CCOGs
These are the course outcomes and other indicators which require library support.
- Successfully organize and manage an extended, research-based, thesis-centered essay of 3500-5000 words (or an equivalent wordcount in shorter essays) using MLA, APA, or other appropriate documentation styles
- Demonstrate critical thinking and problem-solving in the context of research by showing observational skills, drawing reasonable inferences from a variety of sources, perceiving and establishing relationships among multiple sources, as well as evaluating and analyzing the structure and organization of sources and own writing
- Independently locate, examine, select, evaluate, and use various primary and secondary sources (including academic, printed, electronic, and interview-based)
- Practice and demonstrate skills necessary to research writing, such as paraphrase, summary, direct quotation, citation and documentation
- Understand the ethics of research and avoid plagiarism
Course integrated research support
These are the ways that the librarians can support information literacy achievement for the students in this course.