106年第2學期-0162 研究方法 課程資訊

課程分享

選課分析

本課程名額為 35人,已有42人選讀,尚餘名額-7人。

評分方式

評分項目 配分比例 說明
In-class practice 5 In-class participation, discussions, practices, and quizzes (letter grade)
Assignment #1 10 Research proposal
Assignment #2 15 Annoatated bibliography
Assignment #3 15 First draft of research paper with works cited list
Assignment #4 30 Final draft of 6-8 page research paper with works cited list
Midterm Exam 15 MLA style
Oral Presentation 10 A 5-minute PowerPoint slide presentation on the research paper

授課教師

陳玫樺

教育目標

By the end of the course, you should be able to a) conduct an academic research on a topic, b) present your academic research and argument, c) cite your sources correctly in MLA style, and d) avoid plagiarism in any way.The core of this course will focus on guiding students to employ citation in correct MLA style, develop academic writing skills, conduct an academic research in small groups, and present the group research.

課程概述

Research Methods is a second-year required course. By the end of this course, students should be able to 1) find materials through academic sources such as the library and online databases, 2) evaluate the quality of materials they find, 3) follow academic citation conventions when using information from those materials in their own assignments, and 4) understand the concept of academic integrity and the importance of avoiding plagiarism.

課程資訊

參考書目

Jim D. Lester and JamesD.Lester.Writing Research Papers: A Complete Guide, 15thedition.Edinburgh: Pearson. 2015. Print.
MLAHandbook for Writers of Research Papers, 7th edition. New York: Modern Language Association, 2009. Print.
Some additional readings will be supplemented.