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Can you help me understand this English question?Research Report 1- part 1: Statement of Topic You will need to access the library to complete this assignment. Finding e-books (Links to an external site.) will help you in the process of searching for a book if you are unable to physically visit the library.This research report requires you to search for a book. 1. What is your topic?2. On the library homepage, do a word search for books useful for your topic. List three useful titles and authors, along with their call numbers. Make sure at least one of these books is listed as “available.”3. Select one title, click on it, and look at the expanded information on this book [includes publication date, perhaps a list of chapters, whether the book has an index and bibliography] and scroll down to the list of related subject headings, labeled “Subject,” hotlinked in blue print. These are subject headings that will link you to more book titles related to your topic and will also work as search words on other databases. Write three of these related subject headings below:4. Check out one of the books and read at least one chapter.5. Write a summary of the chapter in three to four substantial paragraphs.6. Explain the rhetorical situation (purpose, audience(s), author’s ethos) for this book. (Ethos refers to the character, knowledge or reputation of the author. Support your explanation of author ethos by giving details about educational degrees, work experience, or even volunteer work.)7. Check the bibliography or footnotes at the end of your book. Provide a citation of at least two sources that you found that would be useful for further research [you will need to follow up on these suggestions for Research Report #6].Formatting the paperFormat the paper as a college essay with heading and headers. Refer to MLA Style template for formatting papers.docx if necessary.You do not need to include the questions in your paper. You must proofread the report for spelling, punctuation, and capitalization.Complete the assignment and submit it.Note: Be sure to read the following section about how research reports are graded.How research reports are gradedThese reports will be assigned as homework and will ask you to use the library to find different kinds of sources for your topic. These will be graded with points: 3, 2, 1 or 0. Despite the low points, the research reports will equal 15% of your overall grade. In other words, you cannot get any grade higher than a B without completing the reports and doing a good job. Research Report PART 1CriteriaRatingsPtsThis criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeReports gives the topic and aummarizes the source in a minimum of three to four paragraphs in lengthIncludes summary that is a minimum of three paragraphs in length1 ptsFull Marks0 ptsNo Marks1 ptsThis criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeExplains the purpose, audience, and author’s ethos.1 ptsFull Marks0 ptsNo Marks1 ptsThis criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeProvides the citation for the two additional sources for further research. Citations are correctly formatted in either MLA or APA format.1 ptsFull Marks0 ptsNo Marks1 ptsTotal Points: 3PART 2: Library Research Choose one of the books you listed as relevant to your topic in the previous research report and get it from the library. Make sure that the book you choose contains either footnotes or a bibliography so that it can serve as the basis of further research. Write citation in MLA or APA format.
What are the credentials of the author and the reliability and importance of this book to the field? You might look to see whether this book has ever been reviewed. You can look at the book itself: it may be published by an academic press, or it may contain professional information about the author. Look at the book again; it may contain an impressive bibliography that points you to other reputable research in the field. Summarize your findings.
From the book that you cited in question 1 of this Research Report, summarize a portion of the book (a chapter, an essay) that will be useful to you in three or four substantial paragraphs.
Paraphrase a significant (for your essay) 2-sentence passage in the book, complete with appropriate in-text parenthetical citation.
Scan the passage that you paraphrased and submit it with this report.
Check the bibliography or footnotes at the end of your book. Provide a citation of at least two sources that you found that would be useful for further research [you will need to follow up on these suggestions for Research Report #6].
Instructions about formatting the paperAt this point in the course, decide whether you want to use MLA style or APA style. All assignments from here on should be formatted in the style you decide to use. See EasyWriter, p.123, 15c, “Following MLA manuscript format,” or p. 170, 16b, “Following APA manuscript format.”You do not need to include the questions in your paper. You must proofread the report for spelling, punctuation, and capitalization.Complete the assignment and submit it.Remember that .pages and Google docs are not acceptable file formats. Research Report PART 2CriteriaRatingsPtsThis criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeIncludes all required items: correctly formatted citation of source and citations of two additional useful sources.1 ptsFull Marks0 ptsNo Marks1 ptsThis criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeDescribes the credentials of the author(s) and the reliability of the source1 ptsFull Marks0 ptsNo Marks1 ptsThis criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeIncludes 3-4 well-edited paragraphs of summary.1 ptsFull Marks0 ptsNo Marks1 ptsTotal Points: 3undefined
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