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Referencing 'treasure hunt'


Referencing 'treasure hunt'

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An in-class activity that builds skills in academic referencing (this version is for Harvard) and team work. Small groups compete to find and correctly reference a variety of academic texts.In addition to providing an engaging introduction to develop skills in referencing, this is a good 'getting to know you' activity that can be used to get a feel for how groups will work together before embarking on group assessment projects. 'Treasure hunts' have been successfully run both in  library spaces... More
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Date Added to MERLOT: June 18, 2013
Date Modified in MERLOT: June 22, 2013
Keywords: harvard, referencing, group work, class activity


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Primary Audience: College General Ed, College Lower Division
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Language: English
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Creative Commons: Creative Commons License
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