Research, Curriculum Guide | Earlham College
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Key Defining Features

  • Sophomore or Junior level recommended¬†
  • A student project as a substantial part of the course in terms of time/grade
  • Collaboration with a librarian
  • Review of previous work in the field
  • Students make decisions/choices about the research
  • Abundant feedback with opportunities to incorporate that feedback for an improved product
  • Presentation of work in a manner appropriate to the field
  • Addresses conventions within discipline
  • Additional clarity as needed on citation expectations and formats
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Earlham College, an independent, residential college, aspires to provide the highest-quality undergraduate education in the liberal arts and sciences, shaped by the distinctive perspectives of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers).

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Richmond, Indiana
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