MCC Daily Tribune Archive

NISOD Innovation Abstracts Volume XXVI, No. 14

In "Making the Research Paper Relevant," James Mayo, Assistant Professor English and Foreign Languages, at Jackson State Community College (TN), challenges the value of the traditional academic paper and offers another approach--students conducting research on topics and about questions that they want to answer for themselves. They play a proactive role in developing the research question and then going about answering it, driven by their own curiosity or "need to know."

Richard Degus
Executive Assistant to the President