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Research Videos and Tutorials (Including Quizzes)

Have you just been assigned a research paper, or have to give a speech, and have no idea how to begin?

The videos and tutorials below will help walk you through the research process: From finding a topic, and locating quality sources, to writing your paper (or presenting your speech), and citing the sources used in your research, these videos and tutorials will help make this daunting project much easier to accomplish.

Choose one of the links below to jump to that section and begin learning. You may view each video, tutorial, or quiz separately. You can also choose the 'Section Module', which includes all of that section's videos and/or tutorials, and quizzes grouped together on one web page.


Information Literacy: Why is it important? Beyond Books
Research Process and Choosing a Topic Beyond Print
Reference and Searching Techniques Beyond Your Paper
Choosing a Database Statistical Literacy
Writing a Paper Presenting Information
Citing Resources Social Issues in the Digital World
Academic Integrity and Plagiarism Study Skills
Evaluating Information Putting Your Information Literacy Skills to Use

Information Literacy: Assessment

Quiz: Information Literacy Pre-Assessment

Quiz: Information Literacy Post-Assessment

Information Literacy: Why is it important?

Video: Information Literacy: Why is it important?

Research Process and Choosing a Topic

Video: The Research Process

Tutorial: Choosing a Topic

Video: So you just got assigned a research paper?

Video: Narrowing Your Topic

Quiz: Research Process and Choosing a Topic

Section Module (all videos and/or tutorials for this module, including the quiz)

Additional Resource -- Tutorial: Starting Smart (includes two scored exercises)

Reference and Searching Techniques

Video: Refining Search Results

Tutorial: Search Techniques (Part 1)

Tutorial: Search Techniques (Part 2)

Video: Types of Resources

Quiz: Searching Techniques

Section Module (all videos and/or tutorials for this module, including the quiz)

Additional Resource -- Searching the Blinn Library Catalog

Additional Resource -- Finding Articles (includes a quiz)

Choosing a Database

Video: Choosing a Database

Quiz: Choosing a Database

Section Module (all videos and/or tutorials for this module, including the quiz)

Writing a Paper

Video: Anatomy of a Research Paper

Video: Writing Help

Quiz: Anatomy of a Research Paper

Section Module (all videos and/or tutorials for this module, including the quiz)

Citing Resources

Video: Citing Resources (APA)

Quiz: Citing Resources (APA)

Section Module (all videos and/or tutorials for this module, including the quizzes)

Academic Integrity and Plagiarism

Video: Plagiarism

Video: Academic Integrity

Quiz: Academic Integrity

Section Module (all videos and/or tutorials for this module, including the quiz)

Evaluating Information

Video: Citation Needed

Tutorial: Evaluating Information

Quiz: Evaluating Resources

Tutorial: Choosing the Best Web Source

Video: Peer Review

Quiz: Peer Review

Section Module (all videos and/or tutorials for this module, including the quizzes)

Beyond Books

Video: Government Information

Video: Primary and Secondary Sources

Quiz: Primary and Secondary Sources

Section Module (all videos and/or tutorials for this module, including the quiz)

Beyond Print

Video: Objectivity in Reporting

Video: Visual Literacy

Quiz: Beyond Print

Section Module (all videos and/or tutorials for this module, including the quiz)

Beyond Your Paper

Video: Information Knowledge, Primary, and Secondary Research

Quiz: Beyond Your Paper

Section Module (all videos and/or tutorials for this module, including the quiz)

Statistical Literacy

Video: Important Concepts in Statistical Evaluation

Video: Questions to Ask When Evaluating Statistics

Quiz: Statistical Literacy

Section Module (all videos and/or tutorials for this module, including the quiz)

Presenting Information

Video: Preparing for a Presentation

Video: Delivering a Presentation

Quiz: Presenting Information

Section Module (all videos and/or tutorials for this module, including the quiz)

Social Issues in the Digital World

Video: Copyright

Video: Who is Allowed to See Information

Quiz: Social Issues

Section Module (all videos and/or tutorials for this module, including the quiz)

Study Skills

Video: Note Taking

Video: Reading Tips - What did I just read? Tips to make you a better reader

Video: Study Skills

Video: Time Management Tips

Quiz: Study Skills

Section Module (all videos and/or tutorials for this module, including the quiz)

Putting Your Information Literacy Skills to Use

Tutorial: Putting Your Skills to Use

 

 

 

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