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Research by Mind Map: Research
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Research

Evaluation of Information

What Are Resources

Evaluation of Authority of Source

Wikipedia

Online News

Blogs

Books, atlas, almanac, encyclopedia, dictionary, thesaurus

User Website

Movies/Videos

Game/Exercise: Break down a URL

Game/Exercise: Find the Riches Information

Citing Resources

Bibliography

Keyword Search

Concept: Synonyms & Antonyms

Tools: Visual Thesaurus

Tools: Dictionaries

Game/Exercise: Find the best keyword

Broaden or make more specific

Search Engine Kung Fu

Boolean Logic

Search Engine Operators

Hits and what they mean

Top hits

SEO

Meta Information

Tags

User Evaluation, Stumble Upon, Digg & De.li.cious, Xmarks

Types of Search engines

google

Ask.com

Twitter

RSS Feeds

Browser Kung Fu

Multiple Tabs or Windows

Bookmarking

Tagging

Steps 1-4 in Big6

Write Down Terms

determine subject of question

determine info needed

Find the Keywords

Stop & Think (eg need a newspaper story)

What are possible sources

Which sources would be best

Search

Use Library

Use Search Engine Kung Fu

Find the Richest Info

Scan up & down results, Use headings, Find the structure of the page

Evaluate source, Authority, Who is giving this information?, Why?, Content, Understanding / meaning, Currency

Use index, table of contents

Dig down into info

use browser kung fu

Use the information

Read, view, listen, touch

Take notes, sketch, record, highlight, Selecting appropriate info, Using own words shows understanding

Cite sources, Credit author/artist, Return to info, Ethics of copyright and fair use

Synthesis - Step 5 Big6

Organize info

Create a creative communication

Reflection/evaluation Step 6 of Big6

Effective?

Efficient?

strategy to improve

Throughlines

Looking closely

Following curiosity

Independence in learning

critical thinking

Meeting essential outcome goals

Collaborator

Respects views of others

Contributes to community & democratic society

Appreciation of creative expression