W2A3 700 WORDS
Poster Presentation In Progress Draft 2 (Due Day 7)
For this assignment you will explore the scholarly value of your proposed research questions. To prepare for the assignment, during the course of this week, you: selected a topic, developed preliminary research questions, and conducted a literature search from which you outlined three Areas of Inquiry (1) what is known about your suggested topic, (2) why more research is needed in this area, and (3) what your contemplated study can contribute to the knowledge base.
Prepare a 700-word paper in which you
remind the reader of your research topic and research questions;
identify a reasonable research objective based upon your research questions;
justify the need for this research and the relevance of your research questions;
assess your metacognitive skills for information problem solving. What scaffolds from your instructor may be helpful in evolving your skills?
Your Poster Presentation template with the following sections filled in:
Research Objective(s); and
How Your Research Will Add to the Scholarly Body of Knowledge.
The physical linkages between the How Your Research Will Add to the Scholarly Body of Knowledge, Research Question, and Research Objective(s) sections of the template should be apparent.
Supplemental Resources to Assist in Getting Started
The Big Six Information Skills As a Metacognitive Scaffold: A Case Study http://www.ala.org/aasl/sites/ala.org.aasl/files/content/aaslpubsandjournals/slr/vol6/SLMR_BigSixInfoSkills_V6.pdf
American Library Association foster the acquisitioIf research, problem-solving, and metacognitive skills … young “researchers” to perhaps more fully grasp the extent of the task facing them.