By integrating the Research Skills Modules into Blackboard Learn, faculty can embed selected videos and tutorials throughout their course materials and add quizzes and tests which connect to their grade book.
Students also do not need to login to the Modules if they are embedded into Blackboard Learn using the special links below and checking the Tool Provider box.
What's in this Guide
This Learn to Research Guide consists of five modules (one for each of the easy steps!). Each one takes approximately 15-20 minutes to complete. All of the modules include:
A list of key concepts and skills you should learn
Main text and video tutorials
To get started, watch the What is Research video and then click on the tab on the left.
Main Points to Remember
Main Points to Remember:
Research is combining what you know and think with what others have to say and then filtering all that information into an answer to your question.
Research is a journey to find people, or sources, who have information that can answer your questions.
Sources help you shape what you think.
Sources have an agenda.
Consult multiple sources.
A research paper is a map of all the sources you consulted to develop an answer to your question.