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Research 101: Home


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Welcome to the Basic Research seminar!  While you are completing this lesson, please be aware:  

Follow all instructions in order.  Do not skip ahead or rush through parts of it.

Some instructors do not require you to complete Tab 4, but may want you to skip over it and complete Tab 5.  Please check the directions from your instructor to find out which parts they require.