Instructor Resources

Assignments
  • Create a short annotated bibliography on a topic
  • Find an article in American Psychologist and evaluate it.
  • Find a book on a topic and evaluate it.
  • Create a citation for a specific article.
  • Create a short bibliography on a topic.

Discussion Questions
  • When do you know you have trustworthy information?
  • What makes a good research question?
  • Evaluate a journal to determine its scholarly value.
  • What are some common problems with citation?
  • What are some things you would look for when evaluating a source?
  • Why are citations important?
  • Why is it important to use scholarly sources? Why can't I just use Google or Wikipedia?
  • Why use library databases and not just Google?

In-Class Activities
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