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Writing 10 (Sandoval)

College Reading & Composition

Selecting & Using Keywords

What advice does the narrator provide about selecting and using keywords in your searches?

* from Darrell W. Krueger Library, Winona State University (play until 2:50)

Poll Question: Identify Keywords

What are the keywords you would select for this research question? Select your answer and click Submit.

What policies are effective in creating affordable housing and reducing housing inequities?
policies, effective, inequities: 3 votes (4.84%)
policies, affordable housing: 17 votes (27.42%)
policies, effective, affordable housing: 37 votes (59.68%)
reduce, housing inequities: 5 votes (8.06%)
Total Votes: 62

Keywords & Synonyms

Here is a chart with keywords and potential synonyms based on a revised research question from the Using & Selecting Keywords video.

RQ: Are young adults who play video games at an increased risk of being violent?
young adults teenagers adolescents youth  
video games online gaming Call of Duty Massive Multiple Player games computer games
violent school shooting aggressive cruel delinquency