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Think Like a Researcher: Instruction Resources: #11 Post Library Session Activities

Teaching Research And Information Literacy (TRAIL) Curriculum Resources for Writing 10

Outcomes

Course Learning Outcome:  Demonstrate information literacy and be able to work with evidence

Goal:  Connect students to library research help; address and reflect on research challenges

Specifically, students will be able to

  • Connect to research assistance 24/7
  • Reflect on the research process and its challenges

24/7 Chat

Lesson/Activity:

Use Library Chat with class to explore someone's research question or challenge.

Type question into the Chat box.

Chat with a Librarian 24/7

 

Research Journal

Research Challenges (after sources are gathered)

By now you should have identified several sources that can be used to support your research.

  • Are you satisfied with your sources? Explain.
  • What will you do if you need more or different information once you start writing?
  • What has been the hardest part of doing research for you so far?

Research Journal

Incorporating Information in a Research Paper (after paper has been drafted)

Now that you have written a complete draft, please answer the following questions:

  • Where do you feel your paper incorporates research the best?
  • In what places could you strengthen the paper by doing or incorporating a bit more research?
  • What challenges did you encounter incorporating research and/or adding citations?
  • What questions do you still have about the research process?