Research Writing Across the Discipline Essay

5763 Words Jan 2nd, 2013 24 Pages
Research Writing Across the Discipline

I. Targets and Objectives

The learners are expected to: a. determine the purpose of research writing across discipline; b. discuss the process of making a research writing; c. distinguish the fields of research writing across discipline; and d. know the concept and principles of research writing across discipline;

II. Topic and Subject Matter

A. definition of research writing B. purpose of research writing across discipline C. process of making a research writing D. fields of research writing across discipline a. Research Writing in Science and Technology b. Research Writing in Business c. Research Writing in Social Science
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Don't shy away from controversial topics. Be aware of how much research is available on your topic of choice. Although it is important to offer readers a new interpretation or perspective of the work under investigation, you need not be deterred if your area of focus is widely discussed. It is useful to learn how to incorporate the insights and ideas of other scholars within your own personal findings. * Before narrowing your focus to a specific claim or interpretation, conduct research in order to gain an understanding of what other individuals have said about the topic. Most students find it useful to examine a wide range of sources before deciding on a specific area of focus. * Select a topic you feel equipped to handle. Avoid topics that are: (1) too general- try to be specific about what you seek to investigate, (2) too specialized- remain mindful of the preexisting knowledge you possess, in choosing an overly specialized topic you may find you are not qualified to discuss some of the material, (3) not worth arguing- a reasearch paper should always make some sort of central claim and your topic should therefore enable you to make a clear, concise claim.

b. Seeking Instructor Guidance
Before beginning in-depth research, consult your instructor. He or she may be knowledgeable about the research available on your topic and different scholars you may be interested in investigating. In addition, your instructor may well suggest

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