The First Discourse Method Of Academic Journals And Quoted

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Before we begin looking into how to create an effective discourse, I feel it is important for me to break up some of the misconceptions surrounding the first discourse method of academic research papers. Firstly, actual research papers are where a person conducts interviews, observations, surveys, scientific experiments, etc. in an effort to create new information and understanding. These methods we would consider as ways to create primary source materials, and the knowledge they found didn’t exist, or at least wasn’t understood, until the researcher went out and got the information to compile together into a finalized paper. These papers are the type to be submitted to peer reviewed academic journals and quoted in news stories. However, a colloquial definition has also cropped up wherein research papers are now a loosely coined term for the process of compiling primary and secondary source material, those not of the rhetors creation, into a compiled paper based around a topic and is typically the kind of paper most people are familiar with writing. This is not technically a research paper, but since the meaning has become a commonplace term among academics for the purposes of this discussion we will consider them both together under the term "research paper". Mainly what I wanted to assess via the research paper survey was characteristics of the rhetor—audience relationship from the point of view of a diverse group of respondents. To accomplish this, I sent out a survey via various social media outlets such as Facebook and Twitter and additionally through emails to my classmates and members of my psychology research team. As a result of the various methods of recruitment, the responses gathered came from as diverse a population a... ... middle of paper ... ... people read and participate in discussion about topics presented in research papers, but rarely contribute directly to the medium by either writing a research paper or asking to have their comments included in them. This survey was particularly useful because it gave respondents the opportunity to display their understanding from both a rhetor and audience perspective, providing clear data on the roles of both and how they interact and shape each other during the research paper creation process. This understanding, I believe, was clearly articulated partly because, as shown by the last survey questions, people are relatively familiar with research papers as a discourse and worked with it in one capacity or another. This being said, next we will be taking a look at the presumptions and understanding towards a discourse that people rarely interact with: crowdfunding.
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