This is an activity to use in class to demonstrate the differences between scholarly and non-scholarly articles.
A live recording of an instructional session covers the basics of searching for evidence based practice questions in nursing. Provided to James Cancer Hospital Nurse Residents in December 20...
Calvin has some quite detailed data at his fingertips. Hobbes questions who needs that level of detail, but Calvin points out that some people might.
Calvin is doing original research and plans to publish it in a scholarly journal...and eventually get a Nobel Prize.
Calvin's complaining because he has to do some research before completing his assignment.
Calvin is bemoaning the fact that he has a lot to do for an assignment and 3 days to get it done...but that the teacher should know everyone will wait until the night before to do it. A go...
Calvin is going to provide some very false data for a survey. This illustrates not all data may be reliable and that the source of data can be an issue.
Calvin's supposed to find a current events newspaper article to discuss in class. But is a tabloid newspaper the best source?
Calvin wants information on a topic, but what he wants is extremely specific. Perhaps he should broaden his topic?
Calvin's looking for research on why girls are weird. He even suggests to the librarian some alternate terms, but nothing is available. Published research isn't always available on some to...
Calvin describes the types of niche magazines available for gum chewing aficionados. A good illustration on how very narrow subject areas may have their own serials.
Calvin gets a VERY detailed book from the library and describes the graphic details to his parents during dinner.
Play games to learn about the proper use of data in the sciences. Play as a guest or register to receive a certificate of completion.
This tutorial covers how to articulate and read for the rhetorical roles in scholarly writing. Also, how to identify those tools to support these roles in your own writing.
This tutorial covers the elements of an argument and how to support your side of an argument. This is part of the process of backing up your claims in a paper/project.
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