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This section includes examples of activities that can be incorporated into an instruction section. Click on the tabs for ideas and share activities that have worked for you with the Instruction Coordinators.
In this age of information overload, are filter bubbles important to help us cut through the noise? Is the responsiblity on the individual or search engine/social network to make sure we get information that we need?
What are the research disciplines/subjects that can relate to this event? What keywords could be applied to these various areas? Which databases would you use to find information on reducing brain injuries in professional sports?
Question/Debate: Is there a place for Wikipedia in Scholarly Research?
Ask students to take sides discuss their points.
Take notes for the class to synthesize the arguments.
See if connections can be made to research skills/concepts and library resources.
• Draw a database on a whiteboard. Label the elements and functions it has. Open Compendex and see if you can match the features you drew to what you find in this database. What differences did you notice -- good and bad?