Topic Types Terms

Submitted by Jeffrey Dowdy on November 5th, 2019
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Short Description: 

Through the course of researching a topic, students will learn about differences in types of information and how to use research to gather relevant terms to narrow a topic. 

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Learning Outcomes: 

Students will be able to sort information by type. 

Students will possess the necessary skills to direct their search towards certain types of information. 

Students will understand how to alter and select terms to broaden or narrow their search. 

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Potential Pitfalls and Teaching Tips: 

Strike a balance of giving enough information for the students to complete the activities while allowing students to "learn as they do." Discussion should be included after each activity. 

Suggested Citation: 
Dowdy, Jeffrey. "Topic Types Terms." CORA (Community of Online Research Assignments), 2019.