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Assignment Design for Research and Writing

Resources to reference when creating research and writing assignments to maximize clarity and accessibility.


Open ♦ Thesis and Support in Certain Paragraphs ♦ Specific Outline

  • Do you require a written thesis or can it be implied in the paper? 
  • Should the thesis be the last sentence in the first paragraph?
  • Should certain examples/support be placed in certain paragraphs?
  • Do you require a brief summary of the reading before the analysis or research?

The more you can explain this to your students, the better!

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