There are more links below than will actually be used as assigned reading or viewing for each lesson. You may, however, find them quite helpful in pursuing the course and doing research.
In support of your TWU Studies:
A 15 Minute Crash Course in Notetaking (@TWULearn Support for Students)
Things We (Might) Believe About University Research (Prezi Presentation) Put in full screen and use the arrow keys at the bottom to navigate.
No One Knows for Sure What Information Is Anymore (Prezi Presentation)
What is Scholarship? (Prezi Presentation)
Information in the Academy (Prezi Presentation)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Yv-e9ZvsbOA (McMaster University video on popular vs. scholarly
http://www.lib.ncsu.edu/tutorials/peerreview/ - Quick guide to peer review
http://libguides.twu.ca/ - Link to TWU's Research Guides, with information on locating reference sources (dictionaries, encyclopedias) on various topics; use the Books/E-Books tab in each guide.
Research Model Presentation (Google Slides)
Research Questions - The Good and the not so Good (Prezi Presentation)
O'Callaghan, S. (2014). Cyberspace and the Sacralization of Information.Online-Heidelberg Journal of Religions on the Internet, 6. Retrieved from: https://journals.ub.uni-heidelberg.de/index.php/religions/article/view/17361/11172.
How Does the Internet Work? - Brilliantly clear 20 minute YouTube video explaining the structure and functions of the Internet.
Video: “How Does Google Know Everything about Me?” from the Scientific American
Video: "What Google Search Is Like in 2022" Great takedown on Google's primary intention to make money from you (which, ironically, turns into an ad for earbuds. Go figure).
Search engines that don't track you:
DuckDuckGo (based on the Google search engine but not affiliated with Google)
OneSearch - A search engine released by Verizon in January 2020. It is based on the Bing search engine and offers, “No cookies, no personal profiling, pure - unfiltered results, and keyword encryption.” Thus it does not track you, nor does it remember or share your search history (this is not the same as TWU's Library OneSearch.
Want to play a game about how easy it is to create fake news? Try this: https://www.getbadnews.com/
William Badke "Post-Truth, False News, and Information Literacy," - http://www.infotoday.com/OnlineSearcher/Articles/InfoLit-Land/PostTruth-False-News-and-Information-Literacy-119319.shtml
Want to know more about the cost of academic literature and the rise of open access? Watch Paywall the Movie (just over an hour)
Academic Search Complete - Try a search on Servant Leadership
Guide to TWU's Library OneSearch: http://libguides.twu.ca/LibraryOneSearch
Tutorials for specific article databases: http://libguides.twu.ca/library_research/articles
The Dimensions Database: https://app.dimensions.ai
Statistics and Government Documents (not covered in class):
Trinity Western University (Langley) is located on the traditional, ancestral, unceded territory of the Stó:lō people. We are grateful for the opportunity to live, work, and learn on this land.