Topic Types Terms
Through the course of researching a topic, students will learn about differences in types of information and how to use research to gather relevant terms to narrow a topic.
Students will be able to sort information by type.
Students will possess the necessary skills to direct their search towards certain types of information.
Students will understand how to alter and select terms to broaden or narrow their search.
Information Literacy concepts:
Individual or Group:
Course Context (e.g. how it was implemented or integrated):
Additional Instructor Resources (e.g. in-class activities, worksheets, scaffolding applications, supplemental modules, further readings, etc.):
Potential Pitfalls and Teaching Tips:
Strike a balance of giving enough information for the students to complete the activities while allowing students to "learn as they do." Discussion should be included after each activity.
Suggested Citation:Dowdy, Jeffrey. "Topic Types Terms." CORA (Community of Online Research Assignments), 2019. https://projectcora.org/assignment/topic-types-terms.
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