Choose a chapter from a work of literature students are reading for class. Have them annotate the chapter:
Have students cite the sources of where they find their information, and reflect on what the process of annotation brought to their understanding of the work. (Recommended Library Resource: CREDO Reference)
Have students work specifically with the bibliography on an instructor-selected article pertaining to a major topic in the course. Have them analyze the following: dates, authors, types of sources, etc. Prompt them to draw conclusions from what they find:
Choose an event in history and have students look up a contemporary news article in the library databases reporting on the event as it happened. Have them compare the contemporary news report with the chapter/section regarding the event in a current book of history. Have students write an analysis regarding:
Ask students to nominate someone for a Nobel Prize related to the course content (Peace, Literature, Medicine etc.) Have them support their nominee with information on the criteria for the award and on the candidate’s background and achievements.
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