Welcome to your quarter-long adventure with the Research Skills elective. This class is designed to hone your skills in using print and online resources to organize and compose a research paper. The tricks of the trade you learn over the next few months will help you in every other research assignment you'll have as a student...and beyond.
BRAINSTORM --> PRINT BOOKS --> E-BOOKS --> DATABASES --> GOOGLE/WEBSITES
What is the impact of a particular industry or company on the world? (cough cough this is not a genius question)
Class Rules and Guidelines
Come to class every day on time and with a positive attitude. Be an honorable student.
Raise your hand before you speak. Take your participation and comments seriously.
Respect others through your words and actions. That includes their computers and computers spaces.
Stay on task. Since this class involves computer work, only use your computer for class assignments. 15% of your class grade will be based on “netiquette” and class behavior.
Research and Communication Class Grade Breakdown
15% Computer “netiquette” and class behavior
25% Research Paper