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.: 75 votes (13.46%)
They have more concise information than books.: 137 votes (24.6%)
They are more reputable than websites.: 55 votes (9.87%)
They are considered scholarly, not popular.: 102 votes (18.31%)
They are easy to locate.: 31 votes (5.57%)
You can find articles on very recent topics.: 52 votes (9.34%)
You can find articles on almost every topic.: 37 votes (6.64%)
They have references that suggest other articles to read, making research easier.: 68 votes (12.21%)
Total Votes: 557