Research Skills for Developing Writers: Lesson 3 Pre-Reading Activities

An introductory guide to help multilingual undergraduate writers at the U develop their research skills.

Pre-Reading Opinion Poll

Opinion Poll: What kind of topic is most interesting for you to research?

Pre-Reading Opinion Poll
topics related to politics: 42 votes (10.4%)
topics related to college life: 41 votes (10.15%)
topics related to foreign policy & relations: 22 votes (5.45%)
highly controversial topics: 39 votes (9.65%)
topics that talk about human life experiences: 54 votes (13.37%)
topics about generational differences: 11 votes (2.72%)
topics related to science: 72 votes (17.82%)
topics related to my personal life: 58 votes (14.36%)
topics related to history or modern life: 38 votes (9.41%)
I don't care. I like my teacher to choose for me.: 27 votes (6.68%)
Total Votes: 404

Pre-Reading Video: What will this lesson teach you?

 

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