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1. Question : Scholarly work guarantees all of the following characteristics, EXCEPT: Student Answer: credible arguments CORRECT accurate information not subject to debate criticism of other researchers’ work INCORRECT important methods used to interpret evidence Instructor Explanation: The answer can be found in Section 3.1 Section Title “Using Scholarly and Popular Sources.” Points Received: 0 of 1 Comments: Question 2. Question : How are background sources MOST relevant to researchers? Student Answer: They explain an interesting theory related to the topic. They provide a convincing argument on one side of the debate. They explain the best ways to conduct research projects.…show more content…
CORRECT gather comprehensive data. present conclusions. Instructor Explanation: The answer can be found in Section 2.2 Section Title “Ground Yourself in the Field by Previewing the Topic.” Points Received: 1 of 1 Comments: Question 10. Question : Researchers understand that their research may provide the following element for future generations: Student Answer: completeness to a problem. precise definition of an issue. decrease of further study. CORRECT extension, revision, or refutation of their work. Instructor Explanation: The answer can be found in Section 1.2 Section Title “The Cumulative, Ongoing, and Critical Nature of Research.” Points Received: 1 of 1 Comments: Question 11. Question : You should summarize when: Student Answer: You need to give a brief synopsis of more than one source You can express a source’s ideas or points in fewer words than the original text. You do not need to cite your source You want an authority on the topic to support your ideas. INCORRECT a & b CORRECT a, b, & d Instructor Explanation: Review Ashford Writing Center, Avoiding Plagiarism. Points Received: 0 of 1 Comments: Question 12. Question : When starting a writing project, researchers should approach their research topic as all of the following EXCEPT: Student Answer: an interesting problem to be solved. a potential line of inquiry. an area with
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