All About Research is a multi-module tutorial designed to familiarize and equip undergraduate students with college-level research skills. The tutorial is available via the Emory Canvas Commons.
All About Research currently consists of 5 modules, that can be assigned together or separately.
Module 1: Starting your research
Learning Outcome 1: Determine an appropriate scope for your project
Learning Outcome 2: Construct a good research question
Module 2: Types of information
Learning Outcome 1: Understand the publication of information over time
Learning Outcome 2: Identify different types of information
Learning Outcome 3: Distinguish between scholarly and non-scholarly publications
Module 3: Primary and secondary sources
Learning Outcome 1: Differentiate between primary and secondary sources
Learning Outcome 2: Practice identifying primary and secondary sources
Learning Outcome 3: Recognize that the distinction between primary and secondary sources can sometimes depend on your research question
Module 4: Evaluating Information
Learning Outcome 1: Evaluate information in order to determine its credibility
Learning Outcome 2: Analyze information resources for their possible audiences, purposes, viewpoints and expertise.
Module 5: Citing Sources
Learning Outcome 1: Recognize situations when you do and don't need to cite
Learning Outcome 2: Identify types of materials you need to cite.
Learning Outcome 3: Describe the differences between paraphrasing a concept, summarizing an argument, and directly quoting from a source
Follow these 4 steps in Canvas to get the tutorial modules into your Canvas course.