4. doing research (and the related)

A. General Introduction
1. What is and how to write a research paper, thesis, or dissertation?
2. research methodology
B. The Writing Process of a Research Paper
0. (general / mixed)
1. brainstorming
2. outlining
3. drafting
4. doing research (and the related)
5. revising, editing, and proofreading
C. Abstract & Proposal
D. Literature Review
E. How to Format
1. (relevant:) about intellectual property and plagiarism
2. formatting styles
F. Essential Skills: Summarizing, Paraphrasing, and Using Quotations
G. More Language Sensibility
1. avoiding choppy and stringy sentences
2. avoiding run-on sentences, comma splices, and sentence fragments
3. how to reduce clauses to phrases and avoid dangling or misplaced modifiers
4. avoiding faulty parallelism; words of urgency
5. avoiding unclear comparisons
6. avoiding bias in writing
7. (others)
H. (relevant:) Oral Defense and Academic Presentation
# relevant: research methodology

How to do Research - Step by Step Guide
source: Sokrates77    2011-03-14

Shaping Research Questions - Create a workable topic by shaping research questions
source: Ray Palin     2011-11-19

How to Filter a Research Topic
source: David Taylor    2010-10-31

Complete Background Reading Before Choosing a Research Topic
source: Ray Palin    2011-11-19
Use basic information sources to understand your topic.

Taking Notes for Research Papers by using focus questions
source: Ray Palin    2011-12-01

How to Make a Source Card for an Internet (source: Ms. R. Ward) 
source: Robin Ward     2012-09-20

Literary Research/Critical Paper 
source: Kaisy Wilkerson-Mills     2011-06-06

Searching for Literature Reviews: Before You Write, You...
source: tamuwritingcenter    2011-04-04