M. Use Information Effectively

1. Problem
Some students may find it difficult to review, take notes and analyze research materials in order to construct an effective argument, develop an outline, and write a university-level research paper.

2. Expected Learning Outcomes
After reviewing web sites or videos,  going through an online tutorial, or doing an exercise, all students will do the following in order to write a university-level research paper:
  • take useful notes on three or more research materials
  • organize notes
  • construct an effective research paper argument
  • develop an outline

3. Methods
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4. Assessment
 Rubric Example - RAILS (Rubric Assessment of Information Literacy Skills)
Subpages (1): M.3. Methods