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Your Assignment

You will be creating a PowerPoint presentation presenting the following information about your refugee group, using at least 10 high-quality sources in cited in your bibliography.

 

 

In Class today...

A short in-class assignment that will (hopefully) help you get a great head-start on your project.

 

Using Web Sources

Let's talk about this website: Center for Immigration Studies.

And also this one: National Immigration Law Center.

The CRAAP Test

Is it current?

Is it relevant?

Is it authoritative?

Is it accurate?

Does it have a specific purpose?

 

Getting Started

So - what do you already know about your group/country?  Not much?  That's OK!  Here are a few places that will help get you started.  As you look through these sources, pay special attention to:

  • vocabulary and language that will help you conduct searches later on
  • names, dates, events that seem important (again, to help with later searching)
  • background information that helps you to understand and contextualize this group/country and their circumstances

Credo

SAGE Knowledge

Encyclopdia Britannica

Also, Wikipedia.  And just Googling it.  But watch it.

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