ENVI 305w Topics in Environmental Science and Society

Ace the Assignment

Success tip:  don’t just read the assignment, analyze it!

Professors expect students to follow directions carefully, but what do they actually mean by those directions? Figure out what an assignment is really asking, and you have the key to a successful paper.

The Research Process

Research and problem-solving skills are core competencies for almost any profession.  Beginning students learn basic "look-up" type searching, but soon it is time to move on to more advanced inquiry. 

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