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THE BIG6
RESEARCH
MODEL
The Big6 is a
process model of
how people of all
ages solve an
information
As developed by Michael...
Approach to Information
Problem-Solving

1.Task Definition
Define the information problem
Identify information needed (to ...
Task Definition: What is your question
Step #1: Task Definition
Define the Information Problem
Identify the Information Needed
Your Research Question:
What do I ...
Step#2: Information Seeking Strategies
What are the best sources of information for my project?
How will I know if the sou...
Step#3: – Location and Access
Where will I find these sources?
___ school library catalogue
___ webpath express
___ sweets...
Step #4 – Use of Information
Engage (read, hear, view)
How will I record the information that I find?
___take notes using ...
Step #5 – Synthesis How will I show
my results?
____ written paper
____ multimedia presentation
____ oral presentation
___...
Step #6 – Evaluation
How will I know if I have done my best?
___________________ ___________________
___________________ _...
Additional search engines
http://clusty.com this is an engine
that includes a search bar and then
categories – news, image...
REFERENCES
Great Wall of China by deviantArt user Pectwer under CC BY 3.0
Cuff links by Flickr user Oberazzi under CC BY 2...
The big 6 presentation yr 6
The big 6 presentation yr 6
The big 6 presentation yr 6
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  1. 1. THE BIG6 RESEARCH MODEL The Big6 is a process model of how people of all ages solve an information As developed by Michael B. and Robert E. Berkowitz The Big6™ is copyright © (1987) Michael B. Eisenberg and Robert E Berkowitz. wwwbig6.com problem.
  2. 2. Approach to Information Problem-Solving 1.Task Definition Define the information problem Identify information needed (to solve the information problem) 2. Information Seeking Strategies Determine all possible sources (brainstorm) Select the best sources 3. Location and Access Locate sources (intellectually and physically) Find information within sources 4. Use of Information Engage (e.g., read, hear, view, touch) Extract relevant information 5. Synthesis Organize from multiple sources Present the information 6. Evaluation Judge the product (effectiveness) Judge the process (efficiency)
  3. 3. Task Definition: What is your question
  4. 4. Step #1: Task Definition Define the Information Problem Identify the Information Needed Your Research Question: What do I already know about this topic? What do I need to know about this topic? (Phrase as questions) What types of information do I need for this topic? (Examples: Interviews, Magazine Articles, Experiments, Images, Graphs) What is the relevant vocabulary for this topic? (Words and Phrases that will help your search)
  5. 5. Step#2: Information Seeking Strategies What are the best sources of information for my project? How will I know if the sources are accurate and authoritative? Determine all possible sources (brainstorm) What are all the possible sources to check? Are they? *on the topic *accurate *precise *current *reliable/authoritative Select the best sources What are the best sources of information for this task? (library catalogue, webpath express, Sweet search)
  6. 6. Step#3: – Location and Access Where will I find these sources? ___ school library catalogue ___ webpath express ___ sweetsearch.com ___ bubbl.us Who can help me find what I need? ___ I can find the resources myself ___ my parent(s)/guardian(s) ___ team members ___ teacher/librarian/mentor
  7. 7. Step #4 – Use of Information Engage (read, hear, view) How will I record the information that I find? ___take notes using cards ___word processing ___illustrate concepts ___take notes on notebook paper ___take notes using a graphic organizer ___other Extract relevant, quality information Have I credited each resource by listing: For books: ___title of book ___author of book ___copyright ___page #s For websites: ___title of website ___web address ___date I used website
  8. 8. Step #5 – Synthesis How will I show my results? ____ written paper ____ multimedia presentation ____ oral presentation ____ other How will I give credit to my final product or performance? ____ include a written bibliography ____ after the performance or presentation, announce which sources I used ____ other Materials I will need for my presentation or performance (list, separating by commas) How much time will I need to find the information and create the product Timeline for assignments - ideas for product (task definition) completed by _____________ - information seeking and note taking completed by _____________ - first draft due _____________ - final project due _____________
  9. 9. Step #6 – Evaluation How will I know if I have done my best? ___________________ ___________________ ___________________ ___________________ Before turning in my work, I need to check off all of these items What I created to finish the assignment is appropriate for what I was supposed do in step #1 The information I found in step #4 matches the information needed in step #1 Credit is given to all of my sources, written in the way my teacher requested My work is neat My work is complete and includes heading information (name, date, etc.) I would be proud for anyone to view this work
  10. 10. Additional search engines http://clusty.com this is an engine that includes a search bar and then categories – news, images, blog, Wikipedia, jobs, more http://ipl2.org this is the Internet Public library and has a search bar with categories – kids, teens, resources by subject, more http://www.kidzsearch.com type in a search query in order to be returned with student-orientated content. Ask a question, browse sites, or explore news http://www.kid-search.com updated database of keywords and key phrases to help searching for specific topics http://www.gogooligans.com an engine designed for kids and teens. Just type in key words or phrases. You have option to refine your search. http://www.sweetsearch.com this has a very large base to many great sites http://www.bubbl.us where you use a mind map to generate places that may help you locate information. You have to join up but its free.
  11. 11. REFERENCES Great Wall of China by deviantArt user Pectwer under CC BY 3.0 Cuff links by Flickr user Oberazzi under CC BY 2.0 Blueprint by Flickr user Will Scullin under CC BY 2.0 I Hate Home Depot by Flickr user Kevin McShane under CC BY-NC 2.0 Warning sign by Flickr user Robert Couse-Baker under CC BY 2.0 Dry Stone Wall building by Wikimedia Commons contributor TR001 under CC BY SA 3.0 The Great wall by Flickr user Bernard Goldbach under CC BY 2.0 Fire hydrant by Flickr Will lion under CC BY-NC ND 2.0 Evaluation by wordle jpg contributor temple.edu under CC BY 2.0 Search by Search Engine Marketing user SEO web design under CC BY 2.O
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