Material Detail

Expanding Perspectives in Your Search

Expanding Perspectives in Your Search

This tutorial challenges researchers to actively seek sources that push outside of their initial perspective. With a more balanced survey of the literature, researchers will be able to refine and hone their research questions within the context of the broader research.

Quality

  • Editor Reviews
  • User Rating
  • Comments  (2) Comments
  • Learning Exercises
  • Bookmark Collections
  • Course ePortfolios
  • Accessibility Info

More about this material

Comments

Log in to participate in the discussions or sign up if you are not already a MERLOT member.
Alison Foster
Alison Foster (Librarian)
42 weeks ago
This concise but engaging video does a great job of introducing learners to the practice of considering multiple sources during the research process. The video ties in the concept of Identifying the scholarly conversation around a topic (an important Information Literacy concept) without labelling it as such; instead the narrators use images and animation to illustrate the multiple facets of a comprehensive research process. I recently sent a link to this resource to a student looking for help with getting started in their research and they appreciated it! In the future, I would incorporate this video as a hook in my information literacy instruction.
Time spent reviewing site: 25 minutes
UCLA WIRE
UCLA WIRE (Content Developer/Author)
42 weeks ago
We're so happy to hear that you found the video helpful, and thank you for your thoughtful comment!
hidden