Writing for Success: Chapter on Revision

Writing For Success: Chapter 12.2: Developing a Final Draft of Your Research Paper

12.2 Developing a Final Draft of a Research Paper

This chapter is one we looked at thoroughly in class. There is advice for word choice and checklists that discuss how to approach revision. The material echoes techniques we’ve done throughout the semester. Keep working!

Here are transition sheets you’ve received. I’m including them again for easy access:
Transitions for Integrating Sources


Transitions for Beginnings, Middles, and Ends

Essay 1: Transition Words for Beginnings, Middles, and Ends



Assignment 2

Before comming to college i wasn’t comfortable writing essays and papers but i didn’t mind doing them. One aspect of my writing that has improved since the begining of the semester is the tone through out my essays. One aspect of academic writing that still challenging me is writing more words because i will run out of ideas and informations. One aspect of academic writing that i enjoy is learning more from the sources.

Resource 22: “Introduction to Primary Research: Observations, Surveys, and Interviews”-Writing Spaces

In this essay, we will look primarily at the section on interviewing as a means of conducting primary research that will offer your unique contribution to a subject and will prove meaningful if done with integrity. This article by Dana Lynn Driscoll appears in Writing Spaces: Readings on Writing, Volume 2. (2011)

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Resource 21: Conducting Primary Research/Interviewing)-OWL

We will look at the following resources in class:
General tips for conducting productive interviews:

Tips for writing better interview questions:

These resources from the Purdue University Online Writing Lab (OWL) offer tips for ethical interviewing and tips for setting up and starting your interviews. We will also practice interviewing skillsĀ  in class!