The Research Process

Where to start, how to plan, and how to accomplish a good research project.

iFOOZ Interactive WEBSITE

For students new to academic research in higher education, this excellent resource works through the Big6 – how to plan for and accomplish a research assignment. Simple topic example used of an assignment about a country of your choice. This interactive resource includes information (UAE HCT examples, language and culturally appropriate, carton format so minimal words), then quiz to test knowledge, ...

Research it right! WEBSITE

This an interactive tutorial to help students understand and work through the academic research process. Includes broader and narrower topics, finding and evaluating resources, and citing your sources. Some screens relevant to Vaughan Library only, but good outline of the process. Produced by Vaughan Memorial Library, Canada. Tutorial is about 10 min. Resource U201. LINK TO:

Big6 Research Model VIDEO

A quick and easy introduction to the Big6 Research Model – breaking a research assignment down into blocks which are easier to tick off! See also U200 for a practical tutorial to get to know the Big6 – learning how to produce excellent research. Video is 2:07 min. Resource U202.

Big6 Research Model PPT

This is a short cartoon-based PPT easy to introduce the Big6 research model to students. Resource U203. DOWNLOAD: Big6 Research Model