Research Writing - ENGL202

Prof. Ken Sherwood - Sherwood AT iup DOT edu
Sutton 340: Hours (email for appointments)| Syllabus

Prior Weeks





Week 14

Tuesday

  • Final in-class revision and editing
  • Consultations with Prof.
Final draft of your research essay is due next class!

Thursday

  • Copy edit Final Research Essays
  • Submit essay with graded draft
  • Review requirements for cover letter to BlogPortfolio; you will complete this during the scheduled final exam period, Thurs., Dec. 17 at 10:15am.


Week 13

Tuesday

HW: If you did not create an outline before drafting, please create a Reverse outline and post it now.

Thursday


Remaining Deadlines

  • Thursday, Dec. 10 in class; Submission of final (revised) essay with attached draft.
  • Completion of BlogPortfolio with cover letter in final exam; Thurs., Dec. 17 at 10:15am.

Week 12

Draft Due Dec. 1st

Tuesday

  • Proposal Overview
    • Topic focus and clarity; sources (evaluation, balance, relevance); bibliography (completeness, accuracy and compliance with MLA format).
  • "From Proposal to Draft" : in class writing - 10 min. Compose a post in which you translate into your own words any key issues from your proposal and feedback. Do you need to adjust the research question or to narrow the scope in your abstract?
  • Review DraftChecklist
    • See especially the section on structure;
    • See also Curious Researcher on "Making Your Presence Felt" (183) and general drafting strategies (183-219)
  • Prof. consultations


Thursday




Prior Weeks



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Wiki Entries on Searching, Sources, and Citation


  1. TypesOfSources
  2. OpenWebSearching
  3. IUP-Library
  4. WorkingBibliography in MLA Format
  5. Identifying_A_Topic
  6. From_Topic_To_Conversations
  7. From_Conversation_to_Research_Question
  8. GroupingSources
  9. DigestingSources
  10. EvaluatingSources Worksheet
  11. ResearchProposal
  12. ResearchProposalRevisionGuide?

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Research Writing Resources - Online Writing Lab


Research Essay Expectations-Sherwood


Essay Format


Guide to MLA Citation Format


Wiki Help


WikiQuickStart


Mozilla Firefox 3.0
Foxit, the alt PDF Reader
Zotero, the Endnote alternative for source management

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