Introduction to Research. Learning to become a researcher. By the time you get to college, you will be expected to advance from: Information retrieval – collecting facts about what is already known t o
By the time you get to college, you will be expected to advance from:
Information retrieval– collecting facts about what is already known
Scholarly research – adding new information and ideas to the body of information on a topic.
Topic: Film and Television of the 1960s
Determine all possible sources Select the best sources
3 or more sources
How do you evaluate which is the BEST source?
“War is over: Imaginary ‘Bicholim Conflict’ page removed from Wikipedia after five years”
Locate sources (intellectually and physically) Find information within sources
Engage (e.g., read, hear, view, touch) Extract relevant information
Organize from multiple sources Present the information
Judge the product (effectiveness) Judge the process (efficiency)