TEACHING TEN STEPS TO BETTER WEB RESEARCH
The presentation on "Teaching Ten Steps to Better Web Research" is a PowerPoint that I have uploaded to our account on SlideShare. Where the footnoted material is available online, it may be accessed by clicking on the highlighted text below.
1. Prensky, Marc. “Digital Natives, Digital Immigrants” : On the Horizon. NCB University Press, Vol. 9 No. 5, October 2001
2. Els Kuiper, Monique Volman and Jan Terwel. “Students' use of Web literacy skills and strategies: searching, reading and evaluating Web information.” Information Research: Vol. 13, No.3, (September, 2008).
3. Shu-Hsien L. Chen. “Searching the Online Catalog and the World Wide Web.” Journal of Educational Media & Library Sciences, 41 1 (September 2003) 29-43
4. A Study of Students' Online Search Behavior, Mark E. Moran and Shannon A. Firth, April 30, 2010.
5. On “Empowering Parents and Protecting Children in an Evolving Media Landscape.” Berkman Center for Internet & Society. February 24, 2010.
6.UCL. “Information behavior of the researcher of the future”: 11 January 2008.
7. Steve Kolowich, Searching for Better Research Habits, Inside Higher Ed, September 29, 2010
8. Eisenberg, Mike. “What is the Big 6.” The Big 6: Information & Technology Skills for Student Achievement, (1997)
9. “Research Skills.” State Library of Victoria. Ergo. (2010)
10. Media Post: Google Research Focuses on Search Failures, September 21, 2010
11. Geoffrey Nunberg, “Teaching Students to Swim in the Online Sea,” The New York Times, February 13,2005.
12. Eszter Hargittai etal, “Trust Online: Young Adults’ Evaluation of Web Content,” International Journal of Communications 4 (2010), 468-494, 1932-8036/20100468
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DULCINEA MEDIA'S PRODUCTS
Dulcinea Media provides free tools and content that help educators teach students how to use the Web effectively. These are discussed comprehensively in these two blog posts:How We Help Social Studies Teachers Integrate the Web into the Syllabus
The second post repeats a fair bit of the first, but adds specific insight into our content for social studies teachers.
These two posts above themselves link to just about everything else I'd want you to read about our company, but for your convenience, I repeat some of the most important and relevant links below: