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Example Assignments

Over your course of study, you will be required to compose research papers. Here are some examples of specific types of assignments from Purdue OWL:

Argument Paper
In an argument paper, you will pick a stance and try to convince your reader that your opinion is correct. Check out this page for information on how to create a thesis, support your argument, and formatting tips.

Annotated Bibliography
An annotated bibliography is a list of sources on a topic, accompanied by a short summary, an evaluation of the source, or a discussion of why the source will be useful for your project. You can view a sample annotated bibliography here

Essays for Exams
This page has advice on how to craft a well-written response for essay questions for an exam.

Searching in JStor

To complete your assignments, you will need to source articles from our databases. Here is an example of searching a database:
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