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ENC 1102 (Alling) Research Project

Resources and Information for the ENC 1102 Research Project.

Research Project Guide

  • Instructions on accessing online library resources and the best databases for finding articles and other resources for your project
  • How to use the library online catalog to locate books and eBooks
  • How to evaluate websites and articles on the open web
  • All you need to know about MLA style
  • How to use and cite images in your project
  • Understanding copyright and why to cite
  • Contact information for the CF Library Reference Desk

Start Here: Research Project Instructions and Examples 

Below you will fhe following documents, which you may download and/or print.

  • Instructions for your project
  • A sample proposal
  • A sample research paper
  • Explanation of the annotated bibliography

Choose one of these six (6) argument types.

"The Rhetoric of an Excellent Essay" (below) outlines the basic structure of a strong argumentative essay.

Remember that you should develop a strong claim of fact, policy, or value.

Presentations: Options for Presenting Your Research Project

The two documents below provide basic guidelines for creating a poster presentation and giving an oral presentation of your research.  Read both articles below and choose the method you prefer for your presentation. You may download and/or print both documents.

How to Create a Research Poster and Examples of Posters

The first link below explains the basics of research posters. The second link contains many examples of research posters.