As part of a research project, require that students use at least one primary research article and one secondary research article. Before the final project is due, have students choose, print, and submit these articles with a brief summary and highlights of why they fit each type. Ask them to reflect on why they might want to use each type of source.
Students are given an instructor-chosen article pertinent to the current state of research on a topic covered in class.
Students are often asked to create a brochure suitable for a patient who has either recently been diagnosed with a condition, or is undergoing a particular procedure. Have students create second brochure or fact sheet aimed at health practitioners that may address such things as:
Have students reflect on the differences between the two brochures, and discuss where they found the information for each, if that differed, and why.
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