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3/30/11 Teaching Students to Evaluate Presentation By: Samantha Long and Kelly Blewett
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3/30/11 The problem is the students don’t Students need to conduct research in order to find information to support their arguments, but they don’t know how. When they do find information, they don’t know how to assess the value of the information in relation to their project. Students tend to rely on research strategies used in high school that are now insufficient Wher e do I start? !
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3/30/11 How Novice Students Conduct Research Basic Ekstrom Library Minerva catalog search General sources (Encyclopedia, newspapers, popular non- fiction) Collect data from familiar sources (HS books, study guides, Wikipedia) Basic term search within an Internet search engine
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We think the following activity might be a good “opener” to get your students thinking through different kinds of When they search “George Washington” in Ekstrom, 297 resources come up. How can the students make sense of the
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This note was uploaded on 03/29/2011 for the course ED 101 taught by Professor Propas during the Spring '11 term at Grand Valley State University.

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