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my research assignment TO DO list
1. get information (from books, research databases, websites, etc.)
2. evaluate the information (is it authoritative? accurate? relevant)
3. organize the information (how am I going to present this information? a paper? poster? powerpoint?)
4. evaluate my work (is my task finished? how did I do?)
6.1 Judge the product (effectiveness)
6.2 Judge the process (efficiency)
USE of INFORMATION
4.1 Engage (read, hear, view, touch).
4.2 Extract relevant information.
your mission, should you choose to accept it:
The Research Process
1.1 Define the information problem.
1.2 Identify information needed to solve the information problem.
a research assignment
LOCATION and ACCESS
3.1 Locate sources.
3.2 Find information within sources.
5.1 Organize information from multiple sources.
5.2 Present the information.
INFORMATION SEEKING STRATEGIES
2.1 Determine all possible sources (brainstorm).
2.2 Select the best sources.