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Education Research Jump Start

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I'm using Google for preliminary research.

OR

Because of the nature of my assignment, Google should provide the sources I need.

Find Info on the Open Web

Find Info on the Open Web

  • Google.com --> searches the open web for information

    • Use for preliminary research.
    • Pay attention to the important words, phrases, names you come across while researching --> use them later for more focused searching on your topic.
    • The Internet is great for preliminary research, but check with your professor before using web sources in your final paper or project.
    • Beware of unreliable sources!

Evaluating Web Info

Evaluating Web Info

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