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Writing a research paper may seem like a daunting task, but it can be broken down in easy to follow steps that help make the process simpler. In this module you will learn the specific steps to follow when writing a research paper. The steps we wi

Introduction to How to Write a Research Paper

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Writing a research paper may seem like a daunting task, but it can be broken down in easy to follow steps that help make the process simpler.  

By following the steps outlined in this guide, you are less likely to get lost in the research process and more likely to write a successful paper. 

Tips*

Throughout this guide you will see "*TIP:" These will help when going to actually write!

 

*TIP: Writing a paper is a process and you should not feel discouraged if it seems like it is taking a long time. Pace yourself, give yourself plenty of time to work, and follow along with the steps.

Steps to writing a Research Paper

In this Guide you will learn the specific steps to follow when writing a research paper.

The steps we will go over are: 

          • Step 1: How to Research for your paper.
          • Step 2: How to complete an Outline.
          • Step 3: How to take an outline to a Draft.
          • Step 4: How to Finalize your final paper.