Wikipedia, due to its ubiquitous presence in students' lives, is an excellent place to start when asking the kinds of questions that the KNOW rubric invites:
Most students understand research as a process of looking for information and sources, and then evaluating and using these sources as they construct arguments. Assignments under the KNOW rubric suggest an expansion of the scope of the research process, one that includes close attention paid to:
This guide points to library and freely accessible resources and offers suggestions for research assignments that specifically target learning outcomes under the KNOW rubric. These suggestions are meant to complement faculty expertise and disciplinary perspectives.
"Social media and the blogosphere have emerged as vibrant spaces for both the production and dissemination of knowledge about African American history and its relation to our contemporary racial environment." -- Prof. Chad Williams, Associate Professor of African and African-American studies at Brandeis University, on the origins and significance of #Charlestonsyllabus.
This guide was created and is maintained by Peggy Burge, Coordinator of Teaching, Learning and Digital Humanities at Collins Library. Please feel free to send her suggestions for content!
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