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6.1: Learning Objectives and Key Terms

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    Learning Objectives
    • Learn that research is not only useful, but fun.
    • Describe how to establish research needs before beginning research.
    • Identify appropriate scholarly and popular sources.
    • Differentiate between primary and secondary research.
    • Understand how to incorporate sources within a speech and how to use sources ethically.
    • Differentiate between direct quotations and paraphrases of information within a speech.
    • Explain twelve strategies for avoiding plagiarism.
    Key Terms
    • APA style
    • CRAAP Method
    • Databases
    • Direct Quotation
    • “Drive-by” Quoting
    • Encyclopedias
    • General-Interest Periodicals
    • Headings
    • Interlibrary Loan
    • Journals
    • Keywords
    • MLA style
    • Paraphrase
    • Peer-reviewed Sources
    • Popular Sources
    • Primary Research
    • Representative Sample
    • Research
    • Research Log
    • Scholarly Sources
    • Secondary Research
    • Special-Interest Periodicals
    • Subheadings
    • Summary
    • Topic Sentence
    • World Wide Web

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