Successful Strategies for Teaching Undergraduate Research

Successful Strategies for Teaching Undergraduate Research

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Editors Marta Deyrup and Beth Bloom have brought together well-known educators from the fields of library science, communication, composition, and education to show you how to develop successful strategies for teaching undergraduates how to conduct basic research and write papers. Chapters cover each step of the research process, beginning appropriately with separate pieces from a librarian and from an academic on how to construct good research assignments. Following chapters cover establishing the research question, assessing the research process, information ethics and the protocols of research, and using new modes and media to communicate research findings. The book fully explores current theories on pedagogy and provides practical demonstrations of how library instruction can reinforce critical thinking and set the groundwork in place for life-long learning. Each chapter contains an extensive bibliography for further reading.Communities of interest come together in WikiProjects, where broad topics or related groups of topics are coordinated, ... Wikimedia provides no official instruction manual; guidelines and practices are evolving and must be discovered throughanbsp;...

Title:Successful Strategies for Teaching Undergraduate Research
Author:Marta Deyrup, Beth Bloom
Publisher:Scarecrow Press - 2013-09-11


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