The World of Information

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Using a baking metaphor, this video describes the process of identifying, evaluating, and compiling a balanced set of resources for a research project.

Time Required

  • The video will take 4 minutes to watch.

Learning Objectives

  • Students will understand the breadth of information sources available to them in order to think beyond initial web search results.
  • Students will learn basic evaluative strategies for information in order to determine the value of individual sources.
  • Students will consider the rhetorical benefits and deficits of individual source types in order to build a more complete body of research for their project.