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EAP 1540C, EAP 1640C, & ENC1101 - Prof. Forbes

Describes essay requirements and provides links to research sources.

What Are Databases and Why You Need Them? & Evaluating information

Students will:

  • Demonstrate the ability to research assigned topics locating reputable academic sources, properly annotating and citing them.

Search Tips:

Put search phrases in double quotes: "dental hygienist""marine engineering""nursing shortage"

Use connectors such as AND: "emotional intelligence” And job skill; "college majors" And workforce"

Use connectors such as OR: "climate change" OR "global warming"; advertising OR marketing AND Nike 

Consider different words that represent the same concept: teacher OR professor OR instructor OR trainer 

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Questions to Consider


   Is the author an expert on the subject?


   Is the information from a popular or scholarly source?


   Does the content of the book/article discuss your research question?


   Does the author present information based on facts or opinion?


   How recently was the book/article published?