TITLE

All that glitters may not be gold

AUTHOR(S)
Loertscher, David
PUB. DATE
November 1996
SOURCE
Emergency Librarian;Nov/Dec96, Vol. 24 Issue 2, p20
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Probes into the educational value of several types of student research presentations. Usage of the library's resources; Amount of learning gained by the student from the entire research project; Area of the research process that is often unpopular with learners; Work ethic of actually spending time reading, viewing and listening; Challenge of turning assignments into engaging problems. INSET: An example of a unit of instruction requiring a...
ACCESSION #
9707142252

 

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