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This is a guest post from Rebecca Johnson. Both Diigo and Jing have been written about on numerous occasions here at the Free Technology for Teachers blog, but I wanted to share my experiences using both tools when grading assignments. I teach an information literacy course for the college where I work as a librarian. This course requires students to create an annotated bibliography as their final project; but there’s one issue that I continually run into time and time again - students would submit their sources throughout the quarter, but when it came time to put the bibliography together, they never could find their sources again which left them scrambling to search for additional content.
Subjects Educational Technology Grade Brief Description Students learn the six criteria for evaluating Web sites and then use those criteria to locate three sites that provide good information and three that do not. Objectives
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With its growing accessibility , the Internet has becomes a vital source for research.
When making a decision to buy something, you ask yourself several questions: Can I afford it? Is it good quality?
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Getty The Internet has made researching subjects deceptively effortless for students — or so it may seem to them at first.
This extensive FAQ list is provided to help you find answers to many more unusual questions relating to citing references.
Sunday, May 6, 2012 8:15 am, Posted by | Updates Topics: , , , , , , I’ve been completely obsessed with Google’s new mini-site devoted to finding better ways to incorporate proper web searches into the classroom.
Applying critical thinking skills through web research can help students: Improve search skills.