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Developing Undergraduate Student Research Skills in the Classroom

This is a list of resources for helping students develop appropriate research skills.

  1. Choosing & Using Sources is a Pressbooks open textbook which is the first Canadian Edition of this guide to academic research.
  2. Introduction to College Research is  a Pressbooks open textbook focussing on student research skills.
  3. The Robert S. Swanson Library and Learning Center at the University of Wisconsin Stout created this page as an introduction to the Research Skills Development(RSD) Framework. The related University of Adelaide site provides a wealth of additional information and resources for interested faculty. This includes the  Research Skills Development Handbook[PDF].
  4. Researcher Skills Development Framework[PDF] can be downloaded for classroom use.
  5. Taylor Institute for Teaching and Learning provides a series of open-access videos for undergraduate students interested in research. The Institute also provides PURE Awards for undergraduate students enabling them to work with researchers and learn how research projects are developed and conducted.
  6. Justice Institute of British Columbia (JIBC) has given permission for the University of Regina to use their JIBC Student Research Skills Development Framework[PDF] based on the model developed  at the University of Adelaide by Willison and O'Regan (2006, 2007).