This week begins an overview of the Research ***: In very general terms, a writer needs to consider
- The Writing Process: thesis, motive, structure
- finding topics
- structuring the argument
- initial research
For a good overview, see “A Brief Guide to the Elements of the Academic ***** (Resources Module). There are many other excellent online sources of academic support from which to choose: I have uploaded three sources as samples — Towson Online Writing Support, Purdue Online Writing Lab, and Excelsior Online Writing Lab (see the Resources Module).