Basic First Year Communication Studies Assignment
A general worksheet for students to find key sources in selected databases for their assignments in Communication Studies.
1. Understand different database features 2. Finding specific kind of resources: scholarly, secondary, trade publications 3. Become comfortable translating selected resources into APA citations
Information Literacy concepts:
Individual or Group:
Course Context (e.g. how it was implemented or integrated):
The assignment is delivered as a handout to supplement student's speech/research projects
Potential Pitfalls and Teaching Tips:
Some programs will not use APA but will MLA or Chicago, different styles. Adapt when needed.
Suggested Citation:Pun, Raymond. "Basic First Year Communication Studies Assignment." CORA (Community of Online Research Assignments), 2016. https://www.projectcora.org/assignment/basic-first-year-communication-studies-assignment.
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I like this worksheet, thanks
I like this worksheet, thanks for sharing. I was wondering - how does this worksheet get incorporated into library instruction? Do you discuss what students found between each task?
This is great. It encourages
This is great. It encourages critical thinking and actual engagement with material. I will use this as an extra credit assignment (as is) for my 1 credit hour Library Resources online class. I added your name, affiliation, & year of pub to the document.