Your research paper should include at least 4 references from sources (books, journal articles, encyclopedias, other reference works and authoritative Internet sites). One of these can be an internet site.
At least TWO articles must be selected from scholarly (peer-reviewed) journals, published within the last five years.
Cite your references using APA style. A
PREPARATION FOR TAKING THE QUIZZES:
First quiz is on library research. The questions are based on the class session and this course guide.
Second quiz is entirely on the APA citation style for which you MUST study the APA guide:
Critically analyze the article and develop a list of keywords
Constructing a search strategy
Find journal articles using the search statement you constructed. You can also search for articles by the name(s)of the researcher(s) or name of the project. Remember you need to find a minimum of THREE peer-reviewed articles.
Try the Internet for additional information
Find books on your topic - especially good for the "big picture" and basic engineering principles. Remember to think more broadly about your topic
OPTIONAL: using Wordle.net
Brief article for discussion in class:
http://www.prism-magazine.org/nov07/briefings.cfm (you have TO scroll all the way down to find the article entitled "Fin-tastic").