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How to steer your students to appropriate and credible sources. Created for the Fall 2011 Globe Education Network Online in service.

How to steer your students to appropriate and credible sources. Created for the Fall 2011 Globe Education Network Online in service.

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  • 1. GOODBYE WIKIPEDIA!Solutions to Common Research Paper ProblemsErica Nutzman, Network Library DirectorElaine Settergren, Online Librarian
  • 2. #1 sourceis you!
  • 3. Things that go wrong with research• The assignment• The topic list• The resources• The time frame• The expectations• Information management skills: i.e. note taking, citation• From Jennifer Campbell‟s APSCU presentation
  • 4. TIPS FOR RESEARCHASSIGNMENT CREATION ANDDELIVERY
  • 5. Learn the library‟s resources
  • 6. Incorporate your career field knowledge
  • 7. Talk to your librarian and test your assignment
  • 8. Split up the project & teach time management
  • 9. Support library instruction
  • 10. Set clear expectations & standards
  • 11. STANDARDS FORSOURCESTeach selection of sourcesTeach citing and avoiding plagiarism
  • 12. Teach students to chooseappropriate and credible sources
  • 13. Appropriate• Scholarly• Trade• Popular
  • 14. Scholarly
  • 15. Trade
  • 16. Popular
  • 17. Paralegal Assignment: Research hownew technologies are affecting theday-to-day tasks of paralegals
  • 18. IT Assignment: Research theefficiency of cloud computing for endusers
  • 19. Business Assignment: Researchtrends in green business practices
  • 20. IT Assignment: Research cell phonesfor your age demographic
  • 21. Business Assignment: Researchwhat drives word of mouthadvertising
  • 22. Credible: CRAP• Currency• Reliability• Authority• Purpose
  • 23. Teach students to cite those sourcesproperly and avoid plagiarism
  • 24. Use Guides and Manuals
  • 25. Talk to program deans and writing expertson your campus
  • 26. Teach a 5-10 min refresher
  • 27. References and Cool StuffCampbell, J. (2011). "From the ground up: Building a modern library solution" [Webinar presentation]. APSCU.Kolowich, S. (2011 August 22). What students don‟t know. Inside Higher Ed. Retrieved from http://www.insidehighered.com/news/2011/08/22/erial_study_of _student_research_habits_at_illinois_university_libraries_reve als_alarmingly_poor_information_literacy_and_skillsReimold, D. (2011 September 15). Students „grossly underutilize‟ campus library resources. USA Today. Retrieved from http://www.usatodayeducate.com/staging/index.php/campuslife /students-grossly-underutilize-campus-library-resourcesSchick, K. (2011, October 30). Citation obsession? Get over it! Chronicle of Higher Education. http://chronicle.com/article/Citation-Obsession-Get- Over/129575/THUSSA (2011 May 23). Infographic: The state of Wikipedia. SOSHABLE. Retrieved from http://soshable.com/infographic- the-state-of-wikipedia/
  • 28. Photo Credits• MS Word Clip Art• MorgueFile http://www.morguefile.com/• Stock.Xchng http://www.sxc.hu/• “2009 Challenge 109/365 – Clock” by Loren Zemlicka http://www.flickr.com/photos/lorenzemlicka/3459346334/