107年第2學期-0167 研究方法 課程資訊
|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|
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.
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.
Office Hour12:10-14:00 Tuesdays
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.