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.: 62 votes (14.66%)
They have more concise information than books.: 106 votes (25.06%)
They are more reputable than websites.: 44 votes (10.4%)
They are considered scholarly, not popular.: 74 votes (17.49%)
They are easy to locate.: 22 votes (5.2%)
You can find articles on very recent topics.: 36 votes (8.51%)
You can find articles on almost every topic.: 24 votes (5.67%)
They have references that suggest other articles to read, making research easier.: 55 votes (13%)
Total Votes: 423