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Date Created: 09/06/14
ENGLISHCOLLEGE WRITING 112ASSIGNMENTS This assignment is designed to help our studentwriters sharpen their central research question using resources before they begin writing their essay g Narrow down the focus area based on your audience beginning with geographic and then demographic data For instance if someone wants to research the topic violence in cinema they can decide they want to write to teens living in the US because it is a context that student writer can relate to that is an age group that consumes violent movies and is likely to be impressionable Step 2 Use the library database J STOR Google Scholar to look for speci c information For example to continue our example above the studentwriter might want to look at how are teens effected by violent cinema Step 3 After they have three resources they do a re ective writing exercise What aspects of your topic do each of these resources address Organize all the resources you collected so far in priority order Why did you choose this priority So the studentwriter researching violent cinema may fmd resource that talks about its in uence on i road rage and ii social skills Step 4 The fmal step now is to write a refmed central research question So the topic we began with violent cinema is now a specific question What is the effect of violent cinema on the social skills and exhibited road rage in American teens Studentwriters follow up by looking for 23 additional resources that address this specific question and then do another re ective writing exercise that addresses the following questions What strategy will you use to ensure your voice is not drowned out How will you retain the balance between various resources and how will you get them to talk to each other Instructor Shastri Akella sakellaenglishumassedu
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