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Research for the 21st Century

This free and open online course in Research for the 21st Century was produced by the WA State Board for Community & Technical Colleges []. The learning objectives of this course are to: 1. Develop and research a topic of global significance 2. Recognize authors’ arguments and the political, social and economic motivations behind their work 3. Demonstrate the ability to locate, interpret and cite the relevant and appropriate information resources on a topic 4. Demonstrate an understanding of the information research process This module is part of the Open Course Library, a collection of shareable course materials created for faculty to use in their classes. As part of the Open Course Library this content is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution License which means... Show More


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Stephani Cuddie
Stephani Cuddie (Administrator)
4 years ago

This is a great resource!! It isn't much of a site, but a site where there are download files that you can import into many learning management systems that contains weekly discussion questions as well as links to external resources to get students thinking about research and thinking critically. Which is the REAL resource that has great value! There are multiple questions that can be used each week and each is customizable within your LMS. There are occasional links that are broken, so it is important to evaluate each discussion question before assigning.

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Time spent reviewing site: 30 minutes