Each group has been provided with a sample research question and keywords and a sample scholarly article or original research article.
Skim headings of the article (ex. Introduction, Literature review)
Identify a claim or research question (Hint: look in Abstract!)
Identify the findings (Hint: Look in discussion/conclusion)
Find one quote from an older article mentioned in the introduction or literature review
(If there is one) Methodology: Identify a group studied
Share out to the rest of the class
You can also find popular sources in Academic Search Complete (Pro Tip: when searching a library database, don't forget to refine by "magazine" or "newspaper")
Pro Tip: Look for "search within this publication"
Whether you're just getting started or need final editing advice, writing tutors are kind and trained to help you at any stage of the writing process. Visit the Academic Success Center website for more information.
Top Tips for Working with the Academic Success Center:
For 24/7 free online revision feedback, submit your paper to Smarthinking. Look for the link in jwuLink, under the Academics tab, under Academic Support Services.
Use Academic Search to search for articles on almost any topic. For example, if you're focusing on Texting while Driving use the search box to find scholarly articles using keywords such as "texting" or "cell phones", along with your angle, such as "alcohol".
Click Full Text on the left so you can read articles online.
Click Scholarly (Peer Reviewed) to read academic, peer reviewed articles.