Time: Approximately 50 minutes
directions and computers with Internet access.
Implementation: This RWLO can be implemented during
class time as long as each student has access to a computer and
the Internet. It could also be used as an assignment in a
distance learning class.
Additionally, it could be used an out of class assignment. If it is an out of class assignment, you should review the
resources with your students prior to them attempting to
Steps for the instructor:
Introduce students to evaluating resources using the
- Introduce students to the concept of primary and
secondary sources using the following websites as a basis
Demonstrate how to access the Kent State Shootings
collection in the Historic and Archival Digital Media
Demonstrate how to retrieve the full record and how to
download the audio. Give students an opportunity to explore
Demonstrate a research database such as Ebsco's Academic
Search Premier. Give students an opportunity to
explore the website.
Demonstrate how to access other databases through
OhioLINK. Give students an opportunity to explore the
Go over paper requirements with students.