RESEARCH SEMINARS S6

Research Seminars

Dr. Drissia CHOUIIT

 

 

Useful Links:

  

Academic Citation Resource Guide: An in-depth guide by Super Summary

http://www.supersummary.com/citation-guide 

 

Documentation Styles

APA Documentation Style

  • APA Citation Style (Cornell University Library)

https://www.library.cornell.edu/research/citation/apa

 

·How to Cite Something You Found on a Website in APA Style: What to Do when Information is Missing?

http://blog.apastyle.org/files/how-to-cite-something-you-found-on-a-website-in-apa-style---table-1.pdf

 

MLA Documentation Style

MLA Citation Style (Concordia University Library)

https://library.concordia.ca/help/howto/mla.php

 

Academic Integrity

  • Acknowledging, Paraphrasing, and Quoting Sources (The University of Wisconsin-Madison)

https://writing.wisc.edu/Handbook/Acknowledging_Sources.pdf

 

Avoiding Plagiarism Tutorial (McGraw-Hill Higher Education)

http://highered.mheducation.com/sites/0072873469/student_view0/avoiding_plagiarism_tutorial/index.html

 

Research Methods

  • Online Information Literacy Tutorial (Cranfield University)  

http://www.cranfield.ac.uk/about/people-and-resources/external-services/library/online-information-literacy-tutorial.html

 

  • 20 Things I learned about Browsers and the Web

http://www.20thingsilearned.com/en-US/url/1

 

  • Anatomy of a Scholarly Article (NCSU Libraries)

http://www.lib.ncsu.edu/tutorials/scholarly-articles/

 

  • Using the Internet (McGraw-Hill Higher Education)

http://highered.mheducation.com/sites/0072996277/student_view0/using_the_internet.html 

 

Videos:

Magazines vs. Scholarly Journals (Lynn University)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s6_U9VUHgyQ&feature=related 

 

Literature Reviews: An overview for Graduate Students (North Carolina State University Libraries)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t2d7y_r65HU

 

Introduction to Research Methodology (Dr. Gary Gramenz, Fresno Pacific University)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1LGuNn9Q0bI

 

Avoiding Plagiarism: Writing with Integrity (Dr. Candace Schaefer, University Writing Centre, Texas A&M University)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F1S1FZ-bn5E

 

Bibliography:

Burton, D. (2000). Research Training for Social Scientists. London: SAGE.

 

Clouse, B.F. (1996). The Student Writer: Editor and Critic. 4th ed. New York: McGraw Hill. 

 

Cottrell, S. (1999). The Study Skills Handbook. Great Britain: Macmillan Press. 

 

Ede, L. (2001). Work in Progress: A Guide to Academic Writing and Revising. 5th ed. U.S.A: Bedford.

 

Gibaldi, J. (1999). MLA Handbook for Writers of Research Papers. 5th ed. New York:

 The Modern Language Association of America.             

 

Hacker, D.  (1998). A Writer's Reference. 3rd ed. USA: Bedford.

 

Heineman, A. and H. Willis. (1988). Writing Term Papers. 3rd ed. USA: Harcourt Brace Javanovich.

 

Infante, D.A. (1988). Arguing Constructively. USA.: Waveland Press.

 

Ó Dochartaigh, N. (2007). Internet Research Skills. London: SAGE. 

 

Phelps, R., K. Fisher and A. Ellis. (2007).Organizing and Managing Your Research. London: SAGE.

 

Quinton, S. and T. Smallbone. (2006). Postgraduate Research in Business.London: SAGE.

 

Roberts, B. (2007). Getting the Most Out of the Research Experience. London: SAGE.

 

Turner. J. (2002). How to Study. London: SAGE.

 

Wallace, M.J. (1980). Study Skills in English: Tutor's Book.

UK: Cambridge University Press.

 

Wallace, M.J. (1980). Study Skills in English: Student's Book.

UK: Cambridge University Press.

 

Walliman, N. (2006). Social Research Methods. London: SAGE.

 

Wood, N. V. (2001). Perspectives on Argument. 3rd ed. USA: Prentice Hall.

 

OPEN-ACCESS PUBLICATIONS:

 

Media and Information Literacy Curriculum for Teacher 

http://unesdoc.unesco.org/images/0019/001929/192971e.pdf

 

Media Education: A Kit for Teachers, Students, Parents and Professionals, by Divina Frau-Meig 

http://unesdoc.unesco.org/images/0014/001492/149278e.pdf

 

Understanding Information Literacy: A Primer, by Forest Woody, Jr.

 http://unesdoc.unesco.org/images/0015/001570/157020e.pdf

 

Overview of the Information Literacy Resources Worldwide, by Forest Woody, Jr. 2nd Edition 2014.

 

https://www.ifla.org/files/assets/information-literacy/publications/unesco_composite_document_-_final_-_2.pdf

 

 

Principles of Awareness Raising for Information Literacy: A case study

http://unesdoc.unesco.org/images/0014/001476/147637e.pdf

 

26/5/2015

Last Updated:

11/10/2019

 

Study Skills and Research Methods (S5)

Dr. Drissia CHOUIT

Moulay Ismail University

 

Course Description

 

Objectives: This course aims to endow students with strategies to become active and autonomous learners, and to understand the research process in its various dimensions. It focuses on high order critical thinking skills and attitudes, pathways to creativity and intellectual honesty, documentation of sources, and the importance of information literacy in the research process.

 

Content: Becoming an Autonomous Learner; Developing a Critical Approach; Understanding the Research Process; Citing References; Information Literacy; Internet Research Skills.

 

Key Topics:

  • Active Learning;
  • Learning to Think Critically;
  • Assessing Your Goals as a Researcher;
  • Developing an Appropriate Search Strategy;
  • Managing the Logistics of Research Projects;
  • Using Sources: Quoting, Paraphrasing, and Summarising;
  • Literature Search and Information Skills in an Electronic Age;
  •  Information Literacy;
  • Internet Research Skills;
  • Preparing a Working Bibliography;
  • Citing References;
  • MLA and APA Documentation Styles. 

           

Bibliography:

 

Burton, D. (2000). Research Training for Social Scientists. London: SAGE.

 

 Chouit, D. (1997). Une nouvelle approche du micro-système

THIS/THAT en anglais contemporain. Collection Grammatica,

France: La Tilv.   

 

Chouit, D. (2008). Deixis Revisited. MAKNASAT, 18, 133-152.

ARTICLE ON DEIXIS

 

Chouit, D. Promoting Media and Information Literacy in Universities Through Theory and Research.  

MIL IN UNIVERSITIES

 

Clouse, B.F. (1996). The Student Writer: Editor and Critic. 4th ed. New York: McGraw Hill.

 

Cottrell, S. (1999). The Study Skills Handbook. Great Britain: Macmillan Press.

 

Ede, L. (2001). Work in Progress: A Guide to Academic Writing and Revising. 5th ed. U.S.A: Bedford.

 

Gibaldi, J. (1999). MLA Handbook for Writers of Research Papers. 5th ed. New York: The Modern Language Association of America.

             

Hacker, D.  (1998). A Writer's Reference. 3rd ed. U.S.A: Bedford.

 

Heineman, A. and H. Willis. (1988). Writing Term Papers. 3rd ed. U.S.A: Harcourt Brace Javanovich.

 

Infante, D.A. (1988). Arguing Constructively. U.S.A.: Waveland Press.

 

Ó Dochartaigh, N. (2007). Internet Research Skills.London: SAGE. 

 

Phelps, R., K. Fisher and A. Ellis. (2007).Organizing and Managing Your Research. London: SAGE.

 

Quinton, S. and T. Smallbone. (2006). Postgraduate Research in Business.London: SAGE.

 

Roberts, B. (2007). Getting the Most Out of the Research Experience. London: SAGE.

 

Turner. J. (2002). How to Study. London: SAGE.

 

Wallace, M.J. (1980). Study Skills in English: Tutor's Book.

UK: Cambridge University Press.

 

Wallace, M.J. (1980). Study Skills in English: Student's Book.

UK: Cambridge University Press.

 

Walliman, N. (2006). Social Research Methods. London: SAGE.

 

Wood, N. V. (2001). Perspectives on Argument. 3rd ed. USA: Prentice Hall.

 

OPEN-ACCESS PUBLICATIONS:

Media and Information Literacy Curriculum for Teachers

http://unesdoc.unesco.org/images/0019/001929/192971e.pdf

 

Media Education: A Kit for Teachers, Students, Parents and Professionals, by Divina Frau-Meigs

http://unesdoc.unesco.org/images/0014/001492/149278e.pdf

 

Understanding Information Literacy: A Primer, by Forest Woody, Jr.

http://unesdoc.unesco.org/images/0015/001570/157020e.pdf

 

Overview of the Information Literacy Resources Worldwide, by Forest Woody, Jr. 2nd Edition 2014.

 

https://www.ifla.org/files/assets/information-literacy/publications/unesco_composite_document_-_final_-_2.pdf

 

Principles of Awareness Raising for Information Literacy: A case study

http://unesdoc.unesco.org/images/0014/001476/147637e.pdf

 

 

Last Updated:

11/11/2019

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Commentaires

11.05 | 12:33

Media literacy is understanding how is news fabricated and consrtructed :

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08.05 | 12:15

Please would you send me some exercices with responses in media studies I am in s4 university cadi ayad 53 years

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31.12 | 15:40

This refers to Alternative Media that critique not only powerful forces, but also mainstream media; they are called the watchdogs of the watchdogs.

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29.12 | 15:03

Hello Madame , Could you please explain what do we mean by the watchdog of the watchdog ? Thanks in advance

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