In this 30-minute presentation, we’ll explore three Infobase resources that can help new academic researchers build their critical-thinking skills. We’ll cover starting research with fact-based background information, supplementing research with decades of polling data, and forming debates by approaching new points of view on controversial topics.

In this webinar, we’ll tour:

  • Credo Reference: A research starting point, exploratory search tool and resource portal specializing in providing fact-based background information on any topic
  • Polling the Nations: 750,000+ original poll questions and results from 18,000+ surveys conducted in the U.S. and 100+ other countries from 1986 to the present
  • Issues & Controversies: Teach students to look for alternate points of view as they build early research papers or prepare debates on newsworthy topics

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Infobase Quick Hits: The Critical Thinker’s Toolbox

October 7, 2021 @ 11:00 am-October 7, 2021 @ 11:30 am