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Use this guide to learn how to research and cite sources for your HUM1020 Research Assignments.


Unit 3: Research Assignment 1

In this assignment, you will research the Renaissance topic of your choice.  Find three sources that discuss the topic you chose.  The sources must come from the BC Library.  Create an MLA bibliographic entry for each source and enter them on the first page of the essay.  Then, write a 500-word reflection that explains what you learned from each of the sources (Make sure you discuss all three sources). Be sure to draw connections between your research and the learning unit materials (Make sure you include an in-text citation for quotations or information from the unit that are not your own ideas).

The paper should be double spaced with a standard 12 point font.  Paragraphs should be left-justified and the first line should be indented. No heading is required.


Unit 7: Research Assignment 2

Choose one of the images from the "Reading Images" section of the learning unit. You will be using the Berger essay and two sources that discuss the image, its interpretation, and its significance. The sources must come from the BC Library.  Create an MLA bibliographic entry for each source and enter them on the first page of the essay.  Then, write a 500-word reflection that uses Berger and your two sources to explains what you learned about the image and its meaning. Be sure to use quotations from all three sources to explain what the image means, its significance, and what Berger would say about the information you've uncovered.

The paper should be double spaced with a standard 12 point font.  Paragraphs should be left-justified and the first line should be indented. No heading is required.