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Papers & Essays: Crash Course Study Skills #9

Writing research papers is an essential skill in your career as a student, and this week we’re going to help you do that like a pro. From figuring out where to begin, to finding the best systems, to breaking out of “research recursion system” (maybe just figuring out what that means), we’ve got you covered.

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Resources:

How to Write a Great Research Paper by Simon Peyton Jones: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g3dkRsTqdDA
How to Become a Straight-A Student by Cal Newport: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/253203.How_to_Become_a_Straight_A_Student
Close Reading and Research: https://collegeinfogeek.com/writing-close-reading-research/
Writing and Editing Tips: https://collegeinfogeek.com/essay-writing-and-editing/

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Citing an encyclopedia in MLA format can be achieved in two or three different ways, depending on whether or not the book or article has an author. Discover why page numbers are left off of encyclopedia citations with help from an English professor in this free video on writing research papers.

Expert: David M. Harris
Bio: David M. Harris has taught English at Vanderbilt University and elsewhere.
Filmmaker: Dimitri LaBarge

If you want to beat writer’s block, plan your papers better, manage research, or just increase your writing motivation, these apps and sites should help.

LINKS TO ALL THE APPS:

15 Apps for Writing Better Papers and Essays

How I wrote my 27,000 word book (podcast episode):

How I Wrote a 27,000-Word Book – Plus A Huge Announcement (Ep. 45)

Speaking of that book, it’s called “10 Steps to Earning Awesome Grades” and it’s completely free, so check it out if you’re interested in improving your grades!

Want to Earn Better Grades?

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5 Ways to Build Focus and Concentration: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a-KCZ1sghLY

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When citing a magazine article in MLA format, start with the author, last name first, and continue with the title of the piece and the publisher. Find out why the title of a magazine article should be placed in quotation marks with help from an English professor in this free video on writing research papers.

Expert: David M. Harris
Bio: David M. Harris has taught English at Vanderbilt University and elsewhere.
Filmmaker: Dimitri LaBarge