...Lesson Guide The Research Process In writing a research paper, you will use the skills you have already learned, such as summary, analysis, and synthesis. You will go beyond the readings in the text, however, to add breadth and depth to your paper. Depending on your topic, you might use library research for traditional sources, online research for Internet sources, field research, or a combination of the three. Each topic chapter provides a list of Research Activities at the end. These suggestions will guide you to source material outside the textbook and provide ideas for research papers. Additionally, make use of the topic chapter links provided on this Companion Website to find more readings on each subject. What follows is a list of the steps you will take in planning and writing a paper. Remember that writing is a recursive process; you will not necessarily follow these steps in this order, and you may find yourself backtracking and looping. Find a Subject. If a subject is not assigned to you, decide what subject you are going to research and write about. Your text provides you with a wealth of ideas to start with. Use it as a springboard for discovering ideas. Develop a Research Question. Formulate an important question that you would like to answer through your research. This helps you narrow and focus your topic. The answer to the research question will become your thesis statement. Conduct Preliminary Research. To help you narrow your topic further and to find......
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...ReaseachA SAMPLE RESEARCH PAPER/THESIS/DISSERTATION ON ASPECTS OF ELEMENTARY LINEARY ALGEBRA by James Smith B.S., Southern Illinois University, 2010 A Research Paper/Thesis/Dissertation Submitted in Partial Fulﬁllment of the Requirements for the Master of Science Degree Department of Mathematics in the Graduate School Southern Illinois University Carbondale July, 2006 (Please replace Name and Year with your information and delete all instructions) Copyright by NAME, YEAR All Rights Reserved **(This page is optional)** RESEARCH PAPER/THESIS/DISSERTATION APPROVAL TITLE (in all caps) By (Author) A Thesis/Dissertation Submitted in Partial Fulﬁllment of the Requirements for the Degree of (Degree) in the ﬁeld of (Major) Approved by: (Name of thesis/dissertation chair), Chair (Name of committee member 1) (Name of committee member 2) (Name of committee member 3) (Name of committee member 4) Graduate School Southern Illinois University Carbondale (Date of Approval) AN ABSTRACT OF THE DISSERTATION OF NAME OF STUDENT, for the Doctor of Philosophy degree in MAJOR FIELD, presented on DATE OF DEFENSE, at Southern Illinois University Carbondale. (Do not use abbreviations.) TITLE: A SAMPLE RESEARCH PAPER ON ASPECTS OF ELEMENTARY LINEAR ALGEBRA MAJOR PROFESSOR: Dr. J. Jones (Begin the abstract here, typewritten and double-spaced. A thesis abstract should consist of 350 words or less including the heading. A page and one-half is approximately 350 words.)...
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...PART I: DESCRIBE TWO PUBLICLY TRADED BUSINESS RIVALS 1. This research paper is a business analysis on the two publicly traded corporations, McDonalds and Burger King. Both of them are competing in fast food industry. Fast food industry is one of the largest food services sectors around the world. This industry focuses on the lower prices strategy in order to attract customers worldwide. Therefore, S&P Industry surveys suggests that “Our view is that restaurants will be largely unable or unwilling to raise prices much, if at all, for fear of losing customers to the competition” (Restaurant Industry Survey, Standard and Poor’s). On the other hand, the fast food industry is facing great criticisms from different health organizations and most people blame the fast food for causing health problems such as obesity and diabetes to the teenagers and adults nowadays. Recently, the San Francisco Board of Supervisors “passed a ban on restaurant toy giveaways unless the aforementioned meals meet certain healthy nutritional standards for calories, sodium and fat” (Mckinley, The New York Times). The authority urged the fast food industry to balance the nutrition needs for kids. With the economic downturn, fast food industry is still making money because “During a recession, the spike in unemployment generally leads to declines in consumption levels. When personal consumption expenditure is high, consumers will be more likely to spend money on eating out at fast food restaurants. This......
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...Research Article: IMPACT OF INTEREST RATE ON INVESTMENT Farhan Nawaz UNIVERSITY OF GUJRAT, PAKISTAN E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Waqas Akram UNIVERSITY OF GUJRAT, PAKISTAN E-mail: email@example.com Abstract: The main aim of this study is to investigate “the impact of interest rate on investment” in an economy. For this purpose three main variables are selected which are Interest rate, Income level and Investment. Two variables are independent (Interest rate and Income level) and One variable is dependent (Investment). The hypothesis of this study is that the Investment has a negative association with interest rate and Investment has positive relationship with income. Interest rate has negative effect on investment and investment has a positive relation with the income level. We use questionnaire for finding our results and questionnaire are filled by different students of business studies. We find that there is a Negative relation between the interest rate and investment. If our finding matches with economic theory and others researchers finding than policy makers can make better policies for the economy. Impact of interest rate on Investment Introduction: An interest rate is the rate at which interest is paid by borrowers for the use of money that they borrow from a lender. Interest rate is the cost of borrowing money. When interest rate increases the overall investment is reduces. Most of the businesses invest partially or wholly is......
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...Rockwood School District Research Paper Guide Revised 2008 Table of Contents What is a Research Paper?................................................................................................................2 How to Efficiently, Effectively Conduct Research and Evaluate Sources .......................................3 What Types of Information to Collect ..............................................................................................6 How to Write Source Cards for a Research Paper ............................................................................7 How to Write Note Cards for a Research Paper .............................................................................11 How to Write a Thesis ....................................................................................................................14 How to Write an Outline ................................................................................................................15 How to Structure Writing in a Research Paper ...............................................................................16 How to Integrate Quotes .................................................................................................................17 Internal Documentation ..................................................................................................................18 Works Cited Page ..............................................................................
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...Research paper may refer to: * Academic paper (also called scholarly paper), which is published in academic journals and contains original research results or reviews existing results * Term paper, written by high school or college students * Thesis or dissertation, a document submitted in support of a candidature for a degree or professional qualification, presenting the author's research and findings A thesis or dissertation is a document submitted in support of candidature for anacademic degree or professional qualification presenting the author's research and findings. In some contexts, the word "thesis" or a cognate is used for part of abachelor's or master's course, while "dissertation" is normally applied to a doctorate, while in others, the reverse is true. Dissertations and theses may be considered asgrey literature. The word dissertation can at times be used to describe a treatise without relation to obtaining an academic degree. The term thesis is also used to refer to the general claim of an essay or similar work. ------------------------------------------------- Etymology The term "thesis" comes from the Greek θέσις, meaning "something put forth", and refers to an intellectual proposition. "Dissertation" comes from the Latin dissertātiō, meaning "path". ------------------------------------------------- Structure and presentation style Structure A thesis (or dissertation) may be arranged as a thesis by publication or...
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...Business Research Ethics Lilia Tenorio RES/351 University of Phoenix May 15, 2014 Albert Smothers Business Research Paper: Synopsis of the Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) System Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) System is a software system that supports and automates the business processes by providing timely and accurate enterprise-wide information for decision making (Vemuri & Palvia, 2006). This paper is based on the research article, "Improvement in Operational Efficiency Due to ERP Systems Implementation: Truth or Myth?" by the authors Vijay K. Vemuri and Shailendra C. Palvia, which will discuss the purpose of the ERP system along with explaining some of the problems under investigation, and by identifying the parties involved that conducted the investigation, and describing the methods and variables used in researching the ERP system. Although, a system such as, the ERP system is very much needed within a business, however, is the system efficient enough to be cost effective. By researching the ERP system, the idea will be whether the investment towards the system is worth having. "Good research generates dependable data that are derived by professionally conducted practices and that can be used reliably for decision making" (Cooper & Schindler, 2006, p.22). Define the Business Research and Purpose of ERP Vemuri and Palvia (2006) state, the purpose of researching the ERP system is to evaluate the improvement of operational efficiency due to......
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...most students' careers when they are assigned a research paper. Such an assignment often creates a great deal of unneeded anxiety in the student, which may result in procrastination and a feeling of confusion and inadequacy. This anxiety frequently stems from the fact that many students are unfamiliar and inexperienced with this genre of writing. Never fear—inexperience and unfamiliarity are situations you can change through practice! Writing a research paper is an essential aspect of academics and should not be avoided on account of one's anxiety. In fact, the process of writing a research paper can be one of the more rewarding experiences one may encounter in academics. What is more, many students will continue to do research throughout their careers, which is one of the reasons this topic is so important. Becoming an experienced researcher and writer in any field or discipline takes a great deal of practice. There are few individuals for whom this process comes naturally. Remember, even the most seasoned academic veterans have had to learn how to write a research paper at some point in their career. Therefore, with diligence, organization, practice, a willingness to learn (and to make mistakes!), and, perhaps most important of all, patience, a student will find that she can achieve great things through her research and writing. This handout will include the following sections related to the process of writing a research paper: Genre- This section will provide an......
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...English 102— Research Paper Requirements and General Guidelines Dr. B. Bryant Office phone—671-6358 Office—Bldg. 1, room 119 E/ office 19 Research Paper due—May 2nd (Fri) 3:00 pm in my office It must contain copies of your research. 1. Your final paper needs to be 5-8 pages (not including “Works Consulted page”) in MLA format. NO PAPER UNDER 5 PAGES WILL BE ACCEPTED!!! 2. In your research folder—a folder that does not allow your research materials to fall out—you must have the following items: • Research Paper—11/25 • Rough Draft • Research proposal/outline due 4/24 for class time • COPIES OF YOUR RESEARCH! • Your paper must be sent to on safe assignment PLEASE NOTE: NO PAPER WILL BE ACCEPTED WITHOUT COPIES OF YOUR RESEACH! The paper will receive an F. 3. Research Materials—Included on your “Works Consulted” page, you must have at least 5 professional journal articles or books. You can have more; the research really depends on your topic. Also the research papers I gave you count as a source and Loot. 4. The journal articles can come from the internet, but make sure the article is a professional article with a thesis/research, not a general informational page. All internet articles must be cited as an internet source. You can use the museum websites and YouTube. 5. For books and articles in books, you must copy the title page, copyright page, table of contents and the......
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Research Paper About a Research Paper
...Research Paper about a Research Paper Name place Professor 05/22/11 Research Paper about a Research Paper Research is a way to formulate questions and ideas used to solve a give problem using of all sorts of sources to collect information that would generate a solution. Research in the simplest form could be presented as; my computer keeps rebooting. The research focus could involve looking threw the internet to find web help that addresses the same issue or finding a business that specialize in computer repair by doing a query for computer repair from online in your area or looking threw the phone book. In this instance, someone has prepared both sources with the intention to help find the answer from documented information (Booth, Colomb & Williams, 2008). Over centuries information and been collected in libraries all the information desired. The information age yielding the internet that contains information collected by others for others to answer questions and develop new questions, and find answers. Research papers are also used as a primary form of learning that begins in elementary school and used all threw college and beyond. Carriers have been built for the purpose of conducting research and writing research papers by teachers, scientists, writers, historians, lawyers, engineers – list is goes on. Educators have established the fact that formal research can be a tool used for learning, thinking and understanding......
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...Organizing a Research Paper Introduction A research paper is a combination and ultimate result of an involved procedure that entails source evaluation, critical thinking, planning and composition. No matter its objectives, any research paper must attain some common goals. As such, organizing a research paper requires a systematic approach that will enable the researcher to accomplish the intended objectives of the research. Apart from addressing the needs of the assignment, a research paper should have a clear purpose, thesis and discussing the quantity as well as quality of sources. In order to gain experience in research writing, an individual must be familiar with the whole process involved in organizing a research paper. There are two types of research paper namely; * Argumentative research * Analytical research Although each type has its own specified format, they bear seven similarities when it comes to their organization; a. Collect printed sources and evaluate them Assemble materials such as scholarly articles, state documents and other useful sources with regard to the research question. Skim through them to get hint on their importance. One can also evaluate online materials since most of them have useful although random information. b. Choose a method for keeping notes You should keep notes on different index cards and ensure to indicate the title or author as this will enable you to recheck the information obtained from the source material. c. Use...
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Kpop Research Paper
...to our youth, society and our country. We will focus on its history, characteristics, diplomacy, effects, and its tourism. We will understand its bad effects to us and how it will affects our taste when it comes to our culture. This will be helpful to understand the occurrence of Korean Wave to its neighbouring countries particularly Philippines and what its impacts to the public is. I. II. III. LITERATURE REVIEW IV. METHODOLOGY This certain research study aims to determine the Pinoy Youth’s Preference for Korean Culture and how does it affect their taste. Regarding this, I will seek to know what factors of Korean Culture really touches Pinoy teenagers. In addition, I want to differentiate the respondents view towards Korean Culture. Also, this study would identify if the people’s preference of movies, shows, music and fashion affect their choices in life. In doing this, I gathered information which will help in achieving the goal of this research. RESEARCH DESIGN A descriptive research methodology was used for this study. A survey for this study was run to selected people in the High School Department of Infant Jesus Montessori Center. The term ‘survey’ means examination and recording of datas from specific people. Survey is designed to collect information and datas. Analyzing it to draw a conclusion. There are 3 specific techniques of a survey that I used, (1) questionnaires – questions that participants answered, (2) interview – question to......
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...Writing a Research Paper in Literary Studies1 The most important aspect to bear in mind is that you are writing a research paper and not an essay! This means that you are arguing a thesis with reference to secondary literature – it is essential that you conduct relevant research and that you integrate your findings into your paper. Things to keep in mind: • Your paper should have a well-defined topic and a precisely formulated argument. • Your approach should be recognizably systematic. • Your argument should remain relevant and clear-cut, consistent and coherent throughout. • Your secondary material should be discussed critically and documented accurately. • Writing is a process; you should constantly revisit and revise. DON’T FORGET TO PRINT, SIGN AND ATTACH THE “PLAGIATSHINWEIS”! First steps Many students neglect the preliminary work of the writing process, but if you give it sufficient attention the actual writing of your paper will be faster and more organized than if you just start writing. The most important thing is to be systematic in your approach. 1. Finding a topic Perhaps the most difficult part of any research paper is finding an adequate topic, formulating a title and making a coherent argument. Once you have decided on a topic or a title, which in literary studies will most likely involve a certain text, rephrase it as a question to guide your research. You should also think about the methodology you intend to apply to your analysis. • ...
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...Catalfano Writing Mode: Persuasive Research Due: Please upload your essay to turnitin.com by the assigned due date. Late papers will incur the typical 10% per day late grade deduction. Length: Between 700 and 850 words for College Prep students; between 850 and 1000 words for Honors students. Format: Typed, double-spaced, 10-point Times New Roman font. Grading: 60 points, graded according to the standard rubric. (Note: this paper will also require two or three “checkpoints,” each of which is worth 10 points.) Topic Selection: What do you care about? This is a persuasive research paper, which means you are taking a position on a contemporary issue that you care about and setting out to prove that your position is correct with strong, convincing sources. How many sources? * at least four sources for College Prep students * at least six sources for Honors students Of course, you need to set out to support an idea that is capable and worthy of being supported—not something completely obvious. Because one of the major course objectives is to write about what you believe in (as you find your writing voice), you will be allowed to choose your own topic for this persuasive research paper, so long as it is not a topic you have written about already for another class (remember: your intellectual and personal integrity should be important to you, so research something new to you, which is most of the “fun” of research). I must also approve your......
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Research & Terminology Research Paper
... Research is defined as "studious inquiry or examination; especially : investigation or experimentation aimed at the discovery and interpretation of facts, revision of accepted theories or laws in the light of new facts, or practical application of such new or revised theories or laws" ("Research," 2012). It's said that research is one of the most important processes in the field of criminal justice. There are many ways to complete research which can cause the process of research to take the most time. This paper will discuss the different methods and the different terminology that is used in the criminal justice system. There are two common methods that are used in the criminal justice system and they are the qualitative and quantitative methods. As part of the readings, it was determined that there are so many different methods for researching. However, some of these research methods have never been heard of or people don't know anything about them. There are several steps that would need to be taken in order to complete the entire research cycle. The first term that will be discussed is Scientific Research, which means it's the "research into questions posed by scientific theories and hypothesis" ("Scientific Research," 2011). The most common research method that is used today is the scientific research method, which is used highly in the criminal justice system. Just about every aspect of the criminal justice system revolves around science. Doing......
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KIVONAT: Dalban mondom el (?)* A zene kommunikációja, avagy az auditív kommunikáció ereje Mit nyújthat a bölcsészet egy olyan világnak, amelyet a számok uralnak? Mit nyújthat a kommunikáció egy olyan világnak, amelyet a nyelv ural? Jelen... more
Dalban mondom el (?)*
A zene kommunikációja, avagy az auditív kommunikáció ereje
Mit nyújthat a bölcsészet egy olyan világnak, amelyet a számok uralnak? Mit nyújthat a kommunikáció egy olyan világnak, amelyet a nyelv ural?
Jelen előadás célja, hogy felfedje, mi történik a hétköznapokban, amikor szórakozunk. A különféle előadókat nem véletlenül kedveljük meg — valamennyiük mögött gondos tervezés rejlik. Akárcsak bármilyen más termék, a zene produktumai is be vannak csomagolva, s ki vannak helyezve a polcokra. Ami számít, hogy melyiket választja a vásárló, ezért a készítők számára a legfőbb cél, hogy megnyerő terméket alkossanak.
Az előadás fókusza tehát a figyelem megragadásának mikéntje, vagyis a hallgathatóvá, a nézhetővé, illetve az eladhatóvá tevés jelensége. Fő tézisünk, hogy a siker kulcsa a karakterizáció megléte, amelynek a hatását tovább fokozza a többi kommunikáció-attribútum alkalmazása (érzelem, humor, manipuláció, esetlegesség).
A vizsgálatot a kiterjesztett kommunikáció paradigmája szerint végezzük el, minden olyan médiumon, amelyhez a zene köthető, így például: előadók és együttesek; pop- és klasszikus zene (vokális és instrumentális); dalszövegek; klipek; filmek; TV-show-k (talk-show, varieté, tehetség-show); feldolgozások és paródiák; videójátékok; reklámok. A korpuszhoz tartozó meta-tényezőket is sorra vesszük (vö. rajongók, marketing, kultúraköziség).
A teljesség kedvéért a Nyugat és a Kelet produktumait egyaránt megvizsgáljuk, műfaji korlátozás nélkül, a death core-tól a klasszikusig, valamint a zeneipartól kezdve a liftzenéig, mindenféle zenét. Olyan előadókról lesz szó, mint: Modern Talking, Michael Jackson, The Weeknd, Justin Bieber, Sia, Nicki Minaj, Snoop Dogg, Wellhello, the GazettE, sakanaction, BIGBANG, BLACKPINK, Skrillex, Lostprophets, Slipknot, Suicide Silence, Bring Me the Horizon, Ylvis, PamKutya, Bart Baker, TRONICBOX etc.
Jelen kutatás a jelenlegi oktatási és kutatási tendenciáktól eltérően, úttörő módon, hozzájárul a kiterjesztett kommunikatív kompetencia fejlesztéséhez — a digitális és a virtuális műveltség gyarapításához.