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Research Tools


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This presentation was delivered for LBSC 642 at the University of Maryland on March 2, 2010.

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Research Tools

  1. 1. Research Tools<br />Utilizing Web 2.0 Tools for Research<br />
  2. 2. Research Framework<br />Ask Questions<br />Gather Information<br />Organize Information<br />Present Information<br />
  3. 3. A<br />Identify your research problem or question.<br />Read about the issue.<br />Analyze the problem and develop questions.<br />Creative Commons: Lance Shields<br />
  4. 4. Read about your Issue!<br />Social Network<br />Twitter<br />Facebook<br />Ning<br />
  5. 5. Research Question?<br />“Will Diigo highlights be visible to other students visiting the pages, if Diigo is blocked?”<br />Tweet Answer:<br />
  6. 6. G<br />Gather keywords bases on questions.<br />Choose the best source of information (books, internet & periodicals).<br />Search for the information.<br />Record notes and bibliographic information.<br />Creative Commons:  lorises<br />
  7. 7. Online Subscription Databases<br />Journals<br />Reference Sources<br />Internet Sites<br />Print Sources<br />SlideShare<br />Blogs<br />Wikis<br />Read about the Issue!<br />
  8. 8. Evernote<br />Organize Your Websites<br />Annotate websites<br />
  9. 9. A.nnotate<br />Annotate PDF Pages <br />See Example!<br />
  10. 10. Delicious<br />Keep track of your websites<br />Online Works Cited Pages<br />See Mine!<br />
  11. 11. Flickr<br />Creative Commons Photographs<br />Store Photos<br />Tag Photos<br />See Mine!<br />
  12. 12. O<br />Summarize your findings.<br />Draw conclusions and inferences.<br />Use a graphical organizer or note cards to arrange the information.<br />Creative Commons: Chiot’s Run<br />
  13. 13. Noodletools<br />Cite your sources<br />Annotate sources<br />Take Notes<br />Create Outline<br />Share lists with teachers<br />Comment on Students<br />Students share with one another<br />Here’s Mine!<br />
  14. 14. Creative Commons: lkabeyta<br />P<br />Decide the best medium(s) to use to communicate the information.<br />Prepare the first draft of a written paper or speech or prepare a script and/or story.<br />Prepare a Works Cited page.<br />
  15. 15. Present!<br />Wikis<br />More Wikis<br />