accessible remotely • Asking a research question • Evaluating/judging sources • How to find items in different genres in the library for the reflective annotated bib • Citations • Distinctions between internet and library info sources
that are “based on information gaps or reexamination of existing, possibly conflicting, information.” In other words, research isn’t just for backing up our hunches. It can, and should, also be used as a method of investigating areas of uncertainty, curiosity, conflict, and multiple perspectives.” Wierszewski, Emily A. "RESEARCH STARTS WITH A THESIS STATEMENT." BAD IDEAS: 232.
or no question • Not too broad • Not too narrow • Do you already know the answer to your question? You shouldn’t • Investigate! • Does the question have complexity and depth? • Multiple viewpoints • Different facets or subtopics