RESEARCH SEMINARS S6

STUDY SKILLS & RESEARCH METHODS

 

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

 

 

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11/11/2019

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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