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ENG 2010: Expository and Argumentative Writing: Instruction session

Guidance for research for students in Castleton's Expository and Argumentative Writing course

Picking a topic is research

Some students think research is a linear process, where you pick a topic, research it and then write, and you're done.  This model of research is flawed. 


Research is an iterative process (repeating).  What you find influences what you think and write, and as you think and write, you'll need to look up more information.


Joining the scholarly conversation