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Here you will find library and internet resources for research on topics and issues in Islam: religion, culture, and history.
College of the Redwoods does not currently offer a course in Islam, but it does offer several classes in Philosophy, including one course in World Religions (Philosophy 15). While CR does not offer Associate Degrees for either Philosophy or Religion or Islam, these classes can help fulfill the requirements for other degree programs, including Associate Degree in Liberal Arts. In addition, many philosophy courses are transferrable to the UC and/or CSU systems (check catalog for more details).
These are some of the words that students may need for a research project on Islam. Other words may be useful in addition to those listed below. Consult your textbook, class notes, or assignment guidelines for topic ideas.
Use specific words. Use only one or two words. Try both plural and singular forms. Try varying combinations. Try words for specific issues (relevant to the topic).
Islamic New Year
Quran (alternate spellings, Qur’an, Koran)
The Five Pillars
The Nation of Islam
Religion (Related) Classes
The only class taught at the College of the Redwoods that deals directly with Islam is Philosophy 15. However other classes may touch on the ideas behind or the history of Islam and the Muslim people. These include:
This handout includes information on how to layout a paper and how to create the Reference List with different resource types, following the APA 6th edition.Current edition is the 7th, and a new handout is being prepared.
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Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association by American Psychological Association Staff
Call Number: Del Norte & Eureka Reference BF76.7 .P83 2010
Publication Date: 2009-07-15
MLA Handbook by The Modern Language Association of America
Call Number: Del Norte & Eureka Reference LB2369 .G53 2016
Publication Date: 2016-04-01
The Bedford Handbook by Diana Hacker; Nancy Sommers
Call Number: Reference and Reserve PE1408 .H277 2014
Publication Date: 2013-10-18
Based on MLA Handbook, 7th edition; Current edition is the 8th and many rules have changed. Be sure to clarify with your instructor which edition is required.