This page has suggestions for writing research assignments. This can help your students get started on their assignment and know what is expected of them.
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These webpages have suggestions on creating research assignments.
Below are selected terms and definitions to help you decide whether that term/phrase matches what you want your students to use.
Review process / Audience:
Our library has resources on identifying scholarly, poplar and trade sources here: http://pacollege.libguides.com/orientation/scholarly
Credibility / Audience:
Our library has resources on evaluating sources here: https://pacollege.libguides.com/orientation/evaluate
Our library has resources on identifying primary and secondary sources here: http://pacollege.libguides.com/orientation/primary
Definitions with an asterik are from the ACRL IS Multilingual glossary found here.
Definition with a plus sign is from the University of Virginia Health Sciences Glossary of Research terms found here.
Define what APA Style means in regards to your assignment, especially if students are completing something other than a traditional paper like a discussion board, wiki, video, presentation, etc.
Some items to consider:
Our library has resources on APA style here: http://pacollege.libguides.com/APA
Activity from the Library Instructional Council, Maricopa Community Colleges:
Sample instructions: https://libguides.maricopa.edu/ld.php?content_id=9811938
Rubric to evaluate: https://libguides.maricopa.edu/ld.php?content_id=9811936
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