Describe the first report-like paper you had to write. Was it a book report? Science report? Social studies paper? Something else?
This assignment is designed to help you understand your own history with research writing, as well as give me a basis on where you are coming from regarding your research backgrounds. This is meant to be a fun assignment that you can write in a more conversational tone.
Using 800 – 1000 words, write a research memoir essay addressing the following areas of your research history:
What is the first “research” question you recall being curious about? (This does not need to be something you wrote a paper on, just a question you had at some point in your life)
Describe the first report-like paper you had to write. Was it a book report? Science report? Social studies paper? Something else?
Describe an experience you had doing research in a library. Did you use an online system? Something else?
Describe internet research you have conducted in recent years.
How do you see yourself using research skills in the future?
Document Requirements
Use standard font/margins (such as Times New Roman 12pt, or Calibri 11pt)
Document should be 800 – 1000 words in length
Include a descriptive title (not just “research memoir”)
Include page numbers