Cheryl Tunno Creating A Gourmet Peanut Butter and Jelly Sandwich Subtitle : Using the Big6 Research Model to create a peanut butter and jelly sandwich.
Cheryl Tunno Information Explosion The proliferation of electronic information has created management dilemmas and difficult decision making.
Cheryl Tunno Dealing with Too Much Information <ul><li>Sift through the information. </li></ul><ul><li>Determine what is important. </li></ul><ul><li>Develop search strategies. </li></ul><ul><li>Evaluate information on the WWW. </li></ul><ul><li>The following procedure will help you do just that. </li></ul>
Cheryl Tunno The Big6™ Skills 1. Task Definition 1.1 Define the information problem 1.2 Identify information needed 2. Information Seeking Strategies 2.1 Determine all possible sources 2.2 Select the best sources 3. Location and Access 3.1 Locate sources (intellectually and physically) 3.2 Find information within sources 4. Use of Information 4.1 Engage (e.g., read, hear, view, touch) 4.2 Extract relevant information 5. Synthesis 5.1 Organize from multiple sources 5.2 Present the information 6. Evaluation 6.1 Judge the product (effectiveness) 6.2 Judge the process (efficiency) An Example Follows!
Cheryl Tunno I. Task Definition 1.1 Define the problem A. Make a gourmet peanut butter and jelly sandwich 1. How should it look? 2. What ingredients do I need? 3. Where will I get what I need? 4. How much money do I have to spend? 1.2 Identify needs a. Peanut Butter b. Jelly c. Bread d. Knife a b c d
Cheryl Tunno 2.1 Determine all possible sources a. Look through recipe books to get ideas b. Search the Internet for ideas b. Make a grocery list 2.2 Select the best sources a. Compare prices using the Internet b. Check distances of grocery stores using mapquest 2. Information Seeking Strategies <ul><li>Prioritize the items that best fit your needs </li></ul><ul><li>Make a grocery list of ingredients and materials needed </li></ul>
Cheryl Tunno 3.1 Locate sources (intellectually and physically) a. Use store guides (end of shelves) b. Ask a sales clerk b. Walk down aisle until you find the item 3.2 Find information within sources a. Check brands b. Check ingredients for nutrition c. Choose the best product for the money 3. Location and Access
Cheryl Tunno 4.1 Engage (e.g., read, hear, view, touch) A. Assemble the following ingredients: 1. Two slices of bread 2. Jelly 3. Peanut butter B. Assemble the following utensils 1. Knife 2. Tablespoon 3. Directions 4.2 Extract relevant information A. Scoop peanut butter and jelly out of jar B. Get bread out of bag 4. Use of Information + + =
Cheryl Tunno 5.1 Organize from multiple sources a. Measure 2 tablespoons of peanut butter b. Measure 2 tablespoons of jelly c. Spread the peanut butter on one slice of bread d. Spread the jelly on the other slice of bread e. Carefully place the bread with the peanut butter face down on top of the slice of bread containing the jelly f. Slice the sandwich in half 5.2 Present the information a. Display the sandwich on a plate b. Garnish with a sprig of parsley 5. Synthesis
Cheryl Tunno 6.1 Judge the product (effectiveness) a. Is the sandwich appealing to the eye? b. Does the sandwich taste good? 6.2 Judge the process (efficiency) a. What would you change the next time? b. Was anything missing? 6. Evaluation
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