Research Writing Across the Discipline

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Research Writing Across the Discipline

I. Targets and Objectives

The learners are expected to: a. determine the purpose of research writing across discipline; b. discuss the process of making a research writing; c. distinguish the fields of research writing across discipline; and d. know the concept and principles of research writing across discipline;

II. Topic and Subject Matter

A. definition of research writing B. purpose of research writing across discipline C. process of making a research writing D. fields of research writing across discipline a. Research Writing in Science and Technology b. Research Writing in Business c. Research Writing in Social Science
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c. Conducting Research
This is perhaps the most important step in the research paper writing process. Your research not only provides you ethos as a writer by revealing your knowledge and understanding of the topic, but also will very likely shape both your understanding and interpretation of the topic. Listed below are several important tips for conducting research and notetaking: * In order to avoid later confusion, begin each section by recording the author's name, book or article title, and page numbers (if relevant). * As you examine each source, record important or unique notions which you may wish to incorporate within your paper. Make certain to outline the general arguments of each source by including a descriptive heading after the citation. This will aid you in more quickly and easily distinguishing between sources in the future. Additionally, it may be useful to group sources into categories based on more refined topics. * In order to diminish the risk of plagiarizing, do NOT directly lift phrasing or entire segments of the text from sources without properly indicating that you have done so. If you find it necessary to directly quote an author, clearly indicate what has been copied from the author and record the page number on which this information can be found. * Remain critical of your sources: Do not assume that an idea or criticism is valid, because it appears in the argument of a single critic or even multiple
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