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library instruction? Yes If yes please specify: We'll have a brief discussion before heading over to the library... Assignment description and sample topics: Final analytical research essay, 6-7 pages, which explores a specific question with no concrete answer. The essay should focus on a question which is narrow in scope so that the answer (opinion) the student presents can be supported thoroughly with ample evidence (while exploring alternative views).
Examples: Is microfinance the most effective approach to alleviating long-term poverty in countries such as Burkina Faso?
How important is nutrition and health education in combating the "revolving door syndrome" in U.S. prisons?
Is spanking an effective disciplinary technique towards raising emotionally healthy children? Upload class assignment and other relevant documents: Essay 4 -- Analytical Research Project Winter 2013.doc: http://www.pcc.edu/library/sites/default/files/webform/assignments/Essay%204%20--%20%20Analytical%20Research%20Project%20Winter%202013.doc
What are your learning outcomes for this session? How to use research to narrow the focus of one's essay. Perform an efficient search of the library catalog for books and other materials Differentiate between scholarly journals and magazines Construct a query for journal, magazine, or newspaper articles and evaluate best choices in the results list Other notes: Thanks!