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Defining a Topic: Info Research 101 Tutorial


Defining a Topic: Info Research 101 Tutorial

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This Flash-based presentation focuses on the first step of any research endeavor, namely, choosing a topic. Suggestions for accomplishing this task include determining the proper focus (or breadth) of the topic, extracting key concepts and subject terms in preparation for research, and developing a thesis statement. There are three short optional quizzes (or activities) within the section. Each quiz consists of three multiple choice questions, and every answer choice has a corresponding... More
Material Type: Tutorial
Technical Format: Flash
Date Added to MERLOT: June 04, 2009
Date Modified in MERLOT: March 18, 2013
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Keywords: research skills, thesis statement, information sources


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Primary Audience: College General Ed
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