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Research Tutorial   Tags: english 1301, research  

Your introduction to college level research.
Last Updated: May 14, 2015 URL: http://libguides.com.edu/research Print Guide RSS UpdatesEmail Alerts

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Becoming a research expert doesn't happen overnight...

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Just like any other skill set, it takes time and practice. The more research you do, the more comfortable you'll become with searching, selecting, and evaluating information. The tutorial will get you started with becoming a research expert.

 

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DE students: If you are taking your class through Blackboard, your instructor has provided instructions on how to take the Research Tutorial quiz within your Blackboard class.

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The Research Tutorial is your key to research success!

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COM Library’s research tutorial introduces COM students to college level research. It is a requirement for all English 1301 classes, which in turn is required of nearly all COM majors.

The Research Tutorial is actually a series of LibGuides. You must read each one to get the answers for the quiz.

     

    The Tutorial Works!

    After reading the tutorial, 91% of COM students said they learned something new about college level research. Databases topped the list about which students felt they learned the most, at nearly 80%. Over 60% of the students said they learned something new about the catalog, eBooks and research, while about 50% said they learned something new about the Internet and Information Ethics.

    • "I wish I had known some of this information last year. I think this Research Tutorial should possibly be a part of the new student orientation, or possibly a requirement for all English 1301 students. I did not realize so much was available at the COM Library, specifically at the Library website. I'm not even sure that all the teachers in other areas even know it exits. Searching for full text scientific articles would be so much easier with the COM databases. Thank you!"
    • "I felt the tutorial was very helpful, and definitely calmed some nerves I had about my research paper now that I know what to do."
    • "I learned a lot through this tutorial."
    • "The research tutorial is great to know it's very helpful if you are having difficulty trying to get a paper started or just searching on different articles, books or even the Internet. I know that this research tutorial was helpful to me."
    • "The Research tutorial was very informative and easy to comprehend."
    • "Everything was helpful."
    • "It was very helpful. It will make my research easier."
    • "The tutorial was very informative. At first I was little scared about doing a research paper, but with the help from the research tutorial I'm now relieved."
    • "The research tutorial is great to know it's very helpful if you are having difficulty trying to get a paper started or just searching on different articles, books or even the Internet. I know that this research tutorial was helpful to me."
    • "I really appreciate all the access we have to books and resources from home. It makes being a part time student much, much easier and efficient."
    • "I really enjoyed learning about have be a smart researcher. The tutorial was very helpful and I liked the video clips."
    • "I learned something new about everything because I didn’t know anything about this until now."
    • "I learned that I can find things on the com library period, I never knew I could find anything."
    • "I felt this tutorial is going to be beneficial to all students, especially me."
    • "Everything was pretty new to me. I learned about stuff I had no idea about.."
    • "I learned a lot."

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