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English Writing 300 & 302 (McNeal)

Understanding Your Assignment

Your AssignmentYou can't begin to do research until you understand the assignment.

  • How many pages?
  • How many sources?
  • What kinds of sources?

If you don't understand or have questions about your assignment, always ask your professor for help before starting your research. Your professor is the person who created the assignment, so only they can explain exactly what they want you to accomplish with it.

Once you understand the assignment, you are ready to start the research process.

Getting Started on Your Research Screencast

The portion of the screencast that discusses searching for archives on the internet is for the ENGWR 302 students, but ENGWR 300 students might find it helpful too.

Getting Help with your Research

This screencast walks you through getting face-to-face help on campus and also online help through chat, Zoom, and email.