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QEP First-Year Seminar Faculty Toolkit

All About Research Tutorial

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

Import tutorial modules into your Canvas course

Follow these 4 steps in Canvas to get the tutorial modules into your Canvas course.

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