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CIS 111: Composition & Communication II: Start Here

This guide includes library help information specially tailored for students in CIS 111. Fall 2011.

Your Research Assignment

This guide is designed to help you with library research associated with CIS 111. Depending on the section in which you are enrolled, you will either be writing a research paper or a technical manual.

 For the research paper, you need to:

  • Identify a controversial issue of national or international importance
  • Take a clear position on this issue
  • Address at least 1 opposing argument
  • Use evidence and reasoning to support your claims
  • Evaluate the information for its credibility and relevance to your issue

    ‚ÄčFor the technical manual, you need to:
  • Identify a technical or healthcare issue
  • Recommend a policy for a related company
  • Address at least 1 opposing argument
  • Use evidence and reasoning to support your claims
  • Evaluate the information for its credibility and relevance to your issue

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