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Spark 1 (Moyes): Welcome

Spark Seminar: Archaeology in Popular Culture

Lesson 2 Outline

  • Welcome & find the guide (5 mins; 5:30-5:35)
  • Review Boolean operators, truncation, & phrase searching (10 mins; 5:35-5:40)
  • Brain teaser (5 mins; 5:40-5:45)
  • What's a research question? (15 mins; 5:45-6)
  • Small group brainstorm (20 mins; 6-6:20)
  • Narrowing topics into questions (20 mins; 6:20-6:40)
  • Survey (5 mins; 6:40-6:45)

Our goal is to end class no later than 6:45. :-)

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Find the Guide

CatCourses > Start Your Research

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libguides.ucmerced.edu/spark1_moyes

Lesson 2 Outcomes

After this session, you will be able to:

  • articulate what makes a good research question
  • use mind mapping to brainstorm topics
  • apply W/H concepts to develop research questions

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