Chapter 9: Research and Evidence
In this chapter, you learned the definition of Informed Learning and why it is important to your success as an Indiana State University student. Informed Learning begins by exploring what information is needed and where it can be found. The chapter presented a variety of types of research and evidence and discussed how to locate, evaluate, use, and present research to meet your goals. Finally, we reviewed ethical decision making and the benefits to informed learning as an undergraduate student. Remember that as a student at Indiana State University, you are not alone in the research and research presentation process. Consult your friendly librarian at the Cunningham Memorial Library or meet with your professor when you need help.
- What is informed learning? What do we not consider to be research and evidence?
- Explain the benefits of thinking about the research process from an informed learning perspective.
- Name three areas of research you are interested or passionate about. In what ways can you use informed learning and the information on research and evidence to enhance your presentation?
- BASE model
- biased questions
- cite/ citation
- classification/ catalog
- closed questions
- Information Literacy Model
- informed learning
- neutral questions
- non-print resources
- open questions
- personal experience
- primary questions
- print resources
- professional experience
- reference works
- references page
- secondary questions
- Uniform Resource Locator (URL)
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