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Lecture Comments (10)

2 answers

Last reply by: Jason Kim
Wed Aug 6, 2014 12:24 AM

Post by Jason Kim on July 30, 2014

I am going to be a freshman in August in college. Is this course right for me if I just generally struggle in English classes

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Last reply by: Arvind Ganesh
Tue Apr 15, 2014 5:50 PM

Post by Ana Chu on February 3, 2014

I know rocket science

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Post by Gus Oliver on March 7, 2013


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Last reply by: Arvind Ganesh
Sun May 25, 2014 10:23 AM

Post by Arvind Ganesh on February 24, 2013

you forgot google scholar

Things to Read

  • Wise words from Terry Pratchett
  • Why read outside of school?
  • Researching with online magazines, and news agencies
  • Crowd sourced websites and research
  • Is a blog a good source?
  • Bookstores and Libraries compared to the Internet
  • The Wikipedia Game

Things to Read

Lecture Slides are screen-captured images of important points in the lecture. Students can download and print out these lecture slide images to do practice problems as well as take notes while watching the lecture.

  • Intro 0:00
  • A Quote from Terry Pratchett 0:17
  • Silent with Knowledge 0:43
  • Learning What to Learn 1:24
    • Millionaires
  • Two Types of Ignorance 2:47
    • Ignorance of Stuff We Know
    • Ignorance of Stuff We Don't Know
  • Starting to Research: Internet Sources 4:20
    • Internet News Agencies
    • Entertainment News
    • Any Popular Magazine
    • Crowd Sources
    • Wikipedia
    • Blogs
    • Check the Blogger
    • Example Derick Sivers
    • Be Careful About Citing
  • Starting to Research: Libraries 12:15
  • Starting to Research: Bookstore 13:35
  • Assignment: Check In 14:40
    • Library or Bookstore
    • Wikipedia Game!
    • Example: Wikipedia Game!
    • Reading