Subject Code & Title: FIBS3002 English For Academic Purposes Research And Study Skills
As part of the English for Academic Purposes, Research and Study Skills course you are required to write an essay on the Topic of Climate Change; you are also expected to evidence the stages of your essay research, planning, and writing progress in the Essay Research Workbook.
FIBS3002 English For Academic Purposes, Research And Study Skills Assignment – LCCA UK.
1. To assess your ability to plan, outline, and structure your essay in order to develop a clear argument
2. To show that you have conducted secondary research (finding academic sources, evaluating their relevance and reliability by conducting the CRAAP Test and recording organised notes
3. To clearly cite and reference the source material you use to develop and support your ideas
As part of the assignment, you are required to submit the workbook by 11.59 pm on onto Canvas. Your workbook will be reviewed by your lecturer and you will receive feedback towards your final Research Essay.
RESEARCH WORKBOOK FORMAT:
Your workbook must be word processed, in Ariel font 12pt minimum with double line spacing. This format is Your workbook must be word processed, in Ariel font 12pt minimum with double line spacing. This format is count for the Workbook.
Final Essay Submission:
a digital copy of your final essay draft submitted to Turnitin via Canvas
FIBS3002 English For Academic Purposes Research And Study Skills Assignment – LCCA UK.
Unit: EAP, Research and Study Skills
LO1 Select and utilise a range of creative research and theoretical approaches to develop ideas and creative
LO2 Identify and explore primary and secondary research from a range of contemporary sources
LO3 Demonstrate skill and confidence in writing in an academic context
LO4 Use appropriate English language and study skills to communicate ideas, creative solutions and problem solving
Task 1 Choose Title :
Choose one of the titles below
Show your understanding of the essay title/question by identifying the topic and focus, and the task/instructions.
Provide definitions of key terms/vocabulary
To what extent is Climate Change a result of human activities?
To what extent is Fast Fashion driving climate change?
Task 2 References
Search online for 10 relevant and trustworthy academic sources and list them below using the Harvard Referencing System. Be sure to include links for all online sources.
Task 3 Source Evaluation
Conduct the CRAAP Test on one of your listed sources. Complete notes on the results in the following template:
Task 4 Timetable of planning :
Submit an Essay Plan Timeline outlining the tasks involved and the estimated time range for the completion of each stage. Mark the actual completion date for each task as it is finished.
Tasks 1-3: Analyse the essay Q and brainstorm ideas Preliminary research – finding trustworthy sources and the CRAAP Test
Task 5: Reading and note-taking
Task 6: Essay Plan – outlining main points and evidence from reading materials including an introduction, main body and conclusion
Revise Essay plan/edit
Research and Revise main points – including for and against arguments
Write plan in the Workbook
Task 5 Note taking and Making
Make notes on at least three sources and record them below. Try to use varied note taking techniques and ensure that notes are summaries in your own words and not direct copies from original sources.
Task 6 Planning
Write an essay plan, this is only a plan and you may change it over time. Include a thesis statement highlighting the main argument. Include arguments for and against the thesis statement. Include citations to support the points you make.