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COM 1001 Pathways to Research Careers: Introduction

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Research Steps - an overview of the research process with helpful links to aid you.
Make sure to watch the overview video on this page.

Week 1 - resources to help you identify your research problem (Walliman, pp. 48-50.) and links to your research tools.

Week 2 - resources to help your search for the materials you will use in your literature review (Walliman, pp. 164-165) and some helpful guides to help you evaluate the information you find.

Week 3 - resources to help you start conceptualizing and writing your literature review.

Citations - an introduction to APA Style and Refworks, a bibliographic tool which will do the heavy lifting for you when generating citations and your works cited section.

Steps to Writing a Literature Review

More detailed help on these steps is offered in the Research Steps section.