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CI 5750 Teaching Diverse Young Adolescents: Finding Background Information



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Finding Background Information

Books and encyclopedias provide background information for an unfamiliar topic or person.

For example, you could search Books and Media using these keywords:

  • "diversity in education"
  • "multicultural education" childhood
  • "educational change"
  • "john dewey"

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Concept Map

  • Use a concept map to help you narrow your topic and focus in on a specific aspect of your research.  
  • A concept map helps you construct a vocabulary, find key words on your topic, and form some questions you might like to answer about your topic for your assignment.

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