Teaching Internet Research Skills
a seminar presented by Genie Tyburski

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Research Starting Points

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Fact-Finding Exercises

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RESEARCH STARTING POINTS
Putting Theory Into Practice

Use research starting points other than search engines to initiate the research below. For help getting started, click here.

A college student must prepare a report on the economic potential of an African country (pick any one). She must summarize the current state of the economy, provide a brief history, and then document its potential with information about trends, economic recovery (or lack thereof), and government initiatives (or lack thereof).

At the instructor's prompt, solve the same research question with a search tool. Click here for help with starting this research with a search tool.

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