ESL 100AR - Academic Research
This course is part of the UESL Conditional Admission for Graduate Studies program. This course will help students develop an understanding of the standards for scholarship, develop basic research skills and strategies, and understand academic honesty and digital citizenship. Students who take this class will not receive credit towards degree requirements. Permission of department. Course will not have an established scheduling pattern (Spring, Summer).
Prerequisites: Completion of the UESL Program with a recommendation (received a B or higher in ESL90R and ESL90W and ESL90OC and either ESL90T or ESL90A); or received TOEFL 71 iBT or higher; or IELTS 6.0 or higher. Co-requisites: ESL 100CC and ESL 100LS and ESL100 RW and ESL 100RV.
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:
Learner Outcomes Approval Date:
- Compare and contrast international and American academic standards for scholarship.
- Choose from various information databases and formulate search strategies.
- Evaluate resources and select material following best practices of academic honesty, digital citizenship, and plagiarism in American academics.
- Employ effective research strategies.
- Compose and write elements of a research paper.
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