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The Research Process

Big6 Steps

1.  Task Definition

2. Information Seeking Strategies

3. Locate and Access

4. Use of Information

5. Synthesis

6. Evaluation

1. Task Definition

 Step 1: Task Definition

  • I read the grading rubric and understand what I need to do.
  • I completed the background knowledge activities.
  • I chose a grouping of countries to research.

2. Seek Information

Step 2: Information Seeking Strategies

  • I used the LibGuide sources to find data for my analysis

3. Gather Information

Step 2: Information Seeking Strategies

  • I used the LibGuide sources to find data for my analysis

Locate your countries

Source #1: CIA World Fact Book

Source #2: Wolfram Alpha

Database for DATA - find GDP, HDI, Population etc.

Source #3: Human Development Indicators

Source #4: Unicef

Source #5: Human Rights Watch

4. Use Information

Step 4: Use of Information

  • I thought about what I learned and completed the Data Analysis (Part IV)

5. Create

Step 5: Synthesis

  • I created a presentation in Google Slides and included all the elements.

 

Template (make a copy)

5. Create a Works Cited Page

Citation Makers:

BibMe

EasyBib

Son of Citation Machine 

 

6. Evaluate

Step 6:  Evaluation

  • I proofread.
  • I gave myself a grade on the rubric.
  • I did the self-assessment.

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