Thursday, October 4, 2018

Bedward University Seminar

Here are some websites to evaluate.  You can use either the CRAAP test (currency, relevancy, authority, accuracy, and purpose) or the lateral reading method (using Google and Wikipedia) to help you decide if these websites are of high enough quality for college-level research.

Group One

Group Two

Group Three

Group Four

Wednesday, October 3, 2018

Wunderbar! German Film festival available from Kanopy

The Goethe Institut has made their catalog of films available to Kanopy subscribers for the month of October.  Go to to see some great German film classics!

Monday, March 12, 2018

Bioethics: Reading Citations and Evaluating Websites

Koch, Sarah, Nieves Zuberbuhler and Terry Manning. “The Clones of Polo.”  60 Minutes. CBS.
   Accessed 12 Mar. 2018. (MLA)

Kottow, M. & Russo, M. (2011). Bioethics in Chile and the need for Latin American bioethics.  In C. Myser (Ed.),  
             Bioethics around the globe (pp. 106-119). Oxford: Oxford University Press. (APA)

O’MathĂșna DP. Bioethics and biotechnology. Cytotechnology. 2007;53(1-3):113-119. 
          doi:10.1007/s10616-007-9053-8. (AMA)

Shellnutt, Kate. “My Not Pregnancy, My Baby: Surrogacy Meets Christian Bioethics.”  Christianity Today,  March 2018, 
           28+. Academic OneFile (accessed March 12, 2018).  (Chicago)  

Steinbock, Bonnie. Life Before Birth : The Moral and Legal Status of Embryos and Fetuses. New York:        Oxford University Press, 1992. (Chicago)

Rank these web sites in terms of most reliable for your research.  Why?


Wednesday, February 7, 2018

Hopkins EDCO 280, APA citation games

 Group One:  Website  Article
Group Two:  Website  Article
Group Three: Website Article
Group Four: Website Article
Group Five: Website Article
Group Six: Website Article
Group Seven: Website Article
Group Eight Website Article

Here are some links to games that will help you strengthen your APA citation skills.
To Cite, or NOT To Cite
     This matching game will help you learn when you need to cite something and when it is not necessary to cite.

APA Psych Out
     Ten multiple choice questions to help you recognize the elements of APA format. Can you get all 50 points?  From Williams and Mt. Holyoke College.

APA sample citations from the Purdue OWL
     Use the links in the left menu box to go directly to the help you need.

Friday, February 2, 2018

What Skills do Employers want?

Georgetown University produced this graphic that lists the skills employers most commonly mention in job ads.  Look at the Foundational Skills.  How many of these skills do you use everyday?  Which skills do you need to develop?