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 4 modules, that can be assigned together or separately. Students MUST get all the quiz answers embedded in the modules correct before they can complete the module.
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:
Learning Outcome 2:
Follow these 4 steps in Canvas to get the tutorial modules into your Canvas course.
This video from Portland State University provides an excellent research tip for students: Focus on the evidence you need to answer your research question.