Have you successfully completed all the modules of the Library Tutorial before this Research Instruction session?
The tutorial is intended to be an introduction to the basic skills of the research process. It is important to complete the tutorial before the Research Session. The follow-up Research Session further develops those skills and provides opportunity to practice research skills through a selection of information resources, inquiry, and progression to working on your course assignment.
Select one opinion article from the list posted on PLATO on a current issue related to higher education in America. Write an essay summarizing and supporting or rebutting the position presented in the article. Your paper should be at least three full pages long, citing at least four outside sources from Madigan Library print or database sources. Use MLA guidelines for documentation.
This is the course guide for your ENL111 class. Use this guide to direct your research for your assignment. Use the guide tabs above to help you locate reference sources, books, articles and other related information for your topic.
By the end of this session you should be able to
Come back to this guide and visit often to explore supporting resources, services, and search techniques.