Learn to use the Central Texas College Online Library. It is the only source that this instructor recognizes as resources for the research. One resource can be information gained from the company website if the website is properly cited in MLA style. That site can be researched from the world wide web (WWW) by using Google, Yahoo, Firefox, etc. Do you have questions on using it? Check out the virtual seminar on the announcements!
The writing format must be one acceptable to the CTC English Department. Excellent research examples may be found in the MLA Style folder found on this page. When in doubt, follow MLA standards. Students should write on a college level. Spelling and punctuation should be perfect.
Plagiarism is strictly prohibited to include using an assignment you previously submitted in another class for credit in this class. A student can be dismissed from the college for plagiarism. You must cite all words and ideas that are not your own. For more specific information about plagiarism see the Scholastic Honesty folder in the Course Menu.
I. Cover Page (Is not included in the word count)
II. Outline of each section (Is not included in the word count)
III. Introduction of Research Topic (including a brief history of the company)
IV. Areas Covered (any 4 or more of the nine above can be used)
VI. Works Cited (Is not included in the word count)
Keep a copy of your research for four weeks after the course ends. This is not a cut and paste exercise.