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Writing Resources

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Ethical Standards in Research and Writing

Learn how to comply with ethical and legal principles in research and writing, including the principles designed to achieve the goals of ensuring the accuracy of scientific knowledge, protecting the rights and welfare of research participants, and protecting intellectual property rights.

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How to Find Reliable Sources

Learn how to find reliable sources to use in your academic papers, including how to search for sources, evaluate sources, and organize sources with a reference management system.

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Research Strategies and Variables

Learn about research strategies and variables, including the design choices a researcher must make when constructing an experiment, along with the implications of those choices for the types of variables examined; the causal and noncausal relationships between variables; data analysis; study design; study setting; and study validity, generalizability, and reproducibility. This is the third lesson in the Introduction to Research series.

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The Rules of Evidence in Science

Learn how to understand whether claims of truth are valid, including ways of understanding truth, using the scientific method, and critically evaluating research methods and conclusions. This is the first lesson in the Introduction to Research series.

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