a high school student and life-long learner, you need research skills to
discover new knowledge. This
investigative process is the basis for intellectual activity.
Techniques vary with the materials and the purpose of investigation, but the
essential process is acquiring existing knowledge about a subject and then applying it to
new circumstances. Researched
writing is any written product which results from investigation or research.
The same process may also be used to produce a visual, oral, multimedia, or
other non-print product.
The same process may also be used to produce a visual, oral, multimedia, or other non-print product.
IS THE PURPOSE OF THIS MANUAL?
The purpose of this student manual is to furnish you with the information that is needed to successfully complete a research experience. The manual includes the complete information problem-solving process, the format for a written product, criteria for evaluating resources, strategies for avoiding plagiarism, and the mechanics for documenting your sources. In addition, there is a sample research paper, with outline, graphic organizer, and Works Cited.
All of this is intended to make the research process easier for you and prepare you for college-level work. However, if you still have questions, be sure to check with your classroom teacher or one of the media specialists. They are always happy to help you.
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