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Online Guide to Writing and Research

The Research Process

Planning and Writing a Research Paper

Decide Your Point of View, or Role, for Your Research

As a researcher and writer, your point of view, your thinking, and how you use sources in your writing are all related. Your point of view depends on the research question you posed. Take a look at the following thinking and writing categories discussed here.

Thinking and Writing Categories

Key Takeaways

  • Always keep in mind that your assignment instructions will guide you in which role you need to take for your research paper.
  •  When in doubt, do not hesitate to reach out to your professor for guidance.  

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