Academic papers promote critical thinking. You must do one or more of the following:
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5 Elements of a Good Research Paper
1) Topic / Thesis
2) Research Strategy (Find and Evaluate Sources)
3) Point of View
4) Documention / Citations
5) Writing Skills
Adapted from Basic College Research, by Patricia Berge and Carol Lee Saffioti.
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