Course Description:

This course prepares students for research and report writing required at a professional business level. Gathering and evaluating information are emphasized topics. The course includes report development, report research, report writing and presentation.

Course Outcomes:

-       Demonstrate understanding of  the purpose of research writing

-       Apply the steps of the research writing process

-       Identify and use different research sources

-       Evaluate research sources

-       Plan for research

-       Demonstrate improvement of research and note-taking skills

-       Use the APA format for citations and references

-       Write a coherent research report using the APA format