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Evolving a Search

Researching just about any topic can start with a simple Google search.  That's fine, but what you find by doing this is just the begining...

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1. Let's say you come across THIS SOURCE?

Think about these things:

  • Who is the real expert (or experts) on this topic mentioned in this article?
  • Given the information provided here, what might be your next step in researching this topic in greater depth?

 

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2. HERE IS AN ARTICLE from the BBC that explains the relationship between social media use and how we view ourselves.   

 

Questions:

  • Is the author of this article an expert on the topic?
  • Who is the expert mentioned in the article? (hint: look down by the bro taking a selfie)
    • Can you find any research articles that she actually wrote?