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ACADEMIC RESEARCH

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The materials on this page include links to current and past workshops on academic research and links to online resources related to academic research.

 


 

 

Academic Support Workshops

 

 

A+ Student Strategies for Reading & Thinking Critically
Do you want to know what it takes to get better grades?

Do you want to be able to read more effectively?

Do you want to better analyze information?


This workshop will help you to read more efficiently and show you effective strategies to get the most out of what you read. You will also gain skills that will help you to think more effectively about the information you have read and better expand on these ideas through your writing.

 

 

Links to other online resources related to this topic:

 

Reading Efficiency

Critical Reading

Reading Texts

Mindmapping

 

Academic Research Strategies

How do I effectively & efficiently do academic research

& navigate the college's online library?


This workshop will introduce you to the principles of academic research & show you how to best use the ESC Library resources to find sources & cite them in your academic papers.

 

Links to other online resources related to this topic:

Empire State College's Library

http://www.esc.edu/library/ 

 

Empire State College's Library Workshops

http://subjectguides.esc.edu/workshops 

 

Introduction to Library Research Skills

http://www.slideshare.net/NECAcademicSupport/introduction-to-library-research-skills 

 

 
   

 

From Research to Paper: How to Write a Research Paper

Do you feel overwhelmed when you try to pick the right resources

to include in your research paper?
Do you know how to properly cite your research sources?

 

This workshop shows students how to effective use the research they have completed & put those resources together into a properly cited & well
developed research paper.

 

 

Links to other online resources related to this topic:

Empire State College's Library

http://www.esc.edu/library/

 

ESC Library's Information Skills Tutorial

http://commons.esc.edu/informationskills/ 

 

The Research Project Calculator & Assignment Calculator

http://rpc.elm4you.org/

http://www.lib.umn.edu/help/calculator/ 

 

Purdue University's Online Writing Lab - Using Research

https://bitly.com/UsingResearchPurdue

   

Research and Citing Sources Made Easy

Do you feel overwhelmed when you try to pick the right resources to include in your research paper?

Do you know how to properly cite your research sources and avoid plagiarism?

 

This workshop introduces you to how to conduct good academic research, how to incorporate that research into your papers/projects, and show you different tools to help you cite your resources properly and avoid plagiarism.

 

Links to other online resources related to this topic:

Empire State College's Library

http://www.esc.edu/library/

http://subjectguides.esc.edu/citing

 

ESC Library's Information Skills Tutorial

http://commons.esc.edu/informationskills/ 

 

The Research Project Calculator & Assignment Calculator

http://bit.ly/ProjectCalculator

http://bit.ly/AssignmentPlanning

 

Purdue University's Online Writing Lab - Using Research

https://bitly.com/UsingResearchPurdue

 

Bibliography/Works Cited Tools

http://www.bibme.org/

http://www.zotero.org/

 

 

RECORDINGS OF WORKSHOP

http://bit.ly/ResearchandCitingSourcesOctober2012 

http://bit.ly/ResearchandCitingSourcesNovember2012 

 

 

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