Tag: research

Research about Wikipedia…

Students often ask about using Wikipedia for research – or, rather, some use it exclusively & then get upset when we ask for other sources. Others are too scared to use it! I often point out that it can be a legitimate source – especially if it is research about wikipedia. There’s a lot of…

Mendeley

I’ve just had Mendeley_com start to follow me on Twitter. Not quite sure how they found me, but Mendeley itself claims to be social software for managing & storing research papers. In itself, perhaps it’s not that new, there are other academically slanted social bookmarking etc., tools (e.g. Connotea, Scholar [which can be integrated with…

Google Docs – Templates for Students.

Free Technology for teachers has a link to some Google templates to aid with creating bibliographies. I’ve got the students to create a Google Doc with their work & referencing isn’t a strong point (not that UK students are that much better!), so I think I’m going to start by sending them here! Blogged with…