[SOLVED] Legitimate Research
Format: Standard MLA format. 12 pt. font. Double Spaced. 3-4+ Pages Essays must include: a clear thesis, paragraphs organized by ideas, use of legitimate research to support ideas, and a Works Cited page with at least 3 entries. Essays should be well proofread and free of grammatical mistakes. Choose a topic you are interested in researching something that speaks to you. You will be asked to conduct research on the topic and organize a well-articulated argument which supports a clear thesis. Use research to support your thesis! Examples of Legitimate Research Articles from scholarly journals, material found from academic search engines (ebscohost, Google Scholar, etc…), websites ending in .org or .gov, peer reviewed articles. Illegitimate Research Wikipedia, .com websites (except on rare occasion) Note, you should be critical of everything you read, even sources widely considered legitimate. After all, 50 years ago Doctors thought the effects of smoking to be minimal, or that Global Warming was a fairy tale. Be aware of any bias that may be present from a source you use.