Mind Map (Using the website Diigo you can find credible sources by …
Using the website Diigo you can find credible sources by
Checking for an author
Checking if it would be edited or checking for the published date.
Check for professionalism for example the format or the font.
The difference between quoting, paraphrasing, and summarizing
Summarizing is turning a lot of something into a short paragraph.
Paraphrasing turning someone else words into your words.
Quotes are direct words exactly how it appears copied.
How to use search terms (keywords) effectively in finding information?
Search terms: To simplify or narrow down your topic.
How to write effective research questions?
Research Questions: You review all of your sub-topics and try to think of a question that applies to all of them
How to decide whether a website or resource is credible and reliable?
Who is the author? are they an Expert? Credible sources have authors that are respected in their field and cite their sources so you can fact check.
Are they trying to pursue you? inform you? or entertain you? do they show their opinion?
does the website have ads? .com? It's better to have websites that end with edu. or gov.
what are MLA citations?
In-text citations: Connects the information you're borrowing from a source on your bibliography.
Try to avoid plagiarism by reading it once and not looking back it
Change word or phrases that are the same as the ones in the passage.
How to gather relevant information from hard copy or digital sources?
Be sure to check if it's reliable information
Check for an author
Check for a published date
Check for professional format.
Sources that are available and reliable.