English 101 is a reading and composition course designed to prepare students to handle a wide range of college writing assignments and to acquire the analytic skills necessary for effective academic preparation. Stress is placed on the organization and composition of objective expository and argumentative essays, including the research paper.
History/Background: Discuss Well-Defined Problem you are addressing
• Mission Statement: Well-Argued Solution Proposal
• Implemented Plan or Strategy: Provide evidence of how/why your solution is effective
• Projected Results: Projected impact and benefits of solution (address counter-arguments)
EBSCO and other databases search tips
Use asterisk as truncation, group similar terms in parentheses, connect your terms with the appropriate term:
mental* AND ill* AND (prison* OR inmates OR jail*)
Google tips: mentally ill (inmates OR prisoners) (data or statistics) los angeles county site:gov
For policy analysis articles: your search terms AND ("program evaluation*" OR "program assessment*" OR "evidence-based practice*")
Length: 4-6 pages
Citation Format: MLA
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Use the eBooks tab to search for ebooks.
This screenshot shows how to search by series name in the catalog's Power Search feature.
Series: At Issue and Series: Opposing Viewpoints