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PAAS 151 Modern Chinese Culture

Research Paper Step-by-Step

  1. Think of a potential topic and search for a scholarly overview/summary on the topic
  2. Try to focus on a specific aspect and format it into a research question/hypothesis
  3. Think of the best keywords that describe the question and do some test searches in the library
  4. Think about the theories and methodologies that you learnt in the class and determine one for your paper
  5. Think of what types of sources are needed in your main discussions: Academic sources vs. popular sources  or primary sources vs. secondary sources
  6. Search and evaluate the sources and web content
  7. Write and cite

Search for a Scholarly Overview/ Summary on Your Topic

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