What are the outcomes of sequencing writing assignments so that students are introduced to primary sources and allowed to browse these sources prior to selecting a research topic? (This as opposed to the standard sequence by which instructors ask students to choose a topic before completing any sort of preliminary research in source material.)
Spiegel, Megan; Olsen, Lee; and Paola, Suzanne, "(Re)Sequencing the Research/Writing Process in the Writing Classroom" (2015). Writing Research Fellows. Paper 4.