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The problem is that the tips, tools, and hints that he gives are all that someone should have well before that level. Badke has a light touch and uses humor effectively without being too corny. Are you prepared to enjoy the experience? Research Strategies is no dull, painful recipe for boredom. A very accessible book that offers strategies for researching in the digital age. This would be a great book for undergraduates or even grad studentsif only they would read it.
Since the mids, he has been teaching students the joy of research done well. It has been recently updated, as books like this must be in 44th opinion, so the information is relevant.
Common terms and phrases Academic Search actually advanced search Ask. With the information provided here, research doesnt have to be frustrating or boring. Inspiring Voices- Education – pages. Research Strategies provides a plethora eddition insightful and helpful information, including: Very accessible and up to date.
I really wish I had this book when I was in college. In this fifth edition of Research Strategies, author William Badke helps you make sense of all of the available Dont expect to learn much new but do expect it to be a library research refresher. It shows how editino can be exciting and even fun.
Research Strategies: Finding Your Way Through the Information Fog by William B. Badke
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For the pric Bill Badke has written a book that walks college students through the research process, explaining how to choose a good research question, selecting keywords, searching with controlled vocabulary, understanding metadata, and so much more.
It was extremely well organized and full of excellent resources. However, the major reasons focus on backsliding or becoming too comfortable with one’s procedures and knowledge. Instructors will find that Research Strategies is a perfect complement to their teaching as each of the ten chapters is well organized, divided into labeled sections, and ends with thoughtful comprehension questions.
Study guides, practice exercises, 4fh assignments at the end of each chapter help reinforce each lesson. Some good information, but I found the flippant snarky tone a bit inappropriate for a reference text. He covers the research process, the organization of research results, the writing process.
It seems that he is writing to perhaps a grad or post grad level.
The book is an easy read with some humor along the way which made it enjoyable. In this, the fourth edition, Badke details the entire research paper process from start to finish.
I loved this book. Common terms and phrases Academic Search actually advanced search answer Ask. Definitely not an easy, pleasure read, but it was extremely informational and well-laid out.
Open Preview See a Problem? It worked well, and the review questions at the end of chapters were helpful for creating assignments for my class. A nicely written book detailing the research process, including how to frame a research question, how to search databases, how to use the internet for research, and much more. This author manages to explain what a great many professors are looking for in a research paper while reminding you to double check before you get really into a project and how you can deliver it to them.