Research Skills for Developing Writers: Lesson 5 Pre-Reading Activities
An introductory guide to help multilingual undergraduate writers at the U develop their research skills.
Pre-Reading Opinion Poll
In your opinion, which is the most important reason that journal articles make good academic resources?
They are shorter than books.: 70 votes (14.34%)
They have more concise information than books.: 116 votes (23.77%)
They are more reputable than websites.: 49 votes (10.04%)
They are considered scholarly, not popular.: 89 votes (18.24%)
They are easy to locate.: 25 votes (5.12%)
You can find articles on very recent topics.: 43 votes (8.81%)
You can find articles on almost every topic.: 32 votes (6.56%)
They have references that suggest other articles to read, making research easier.: 64 votes (13.11%)
Total Votes: 488