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GENL 103: Advanced Learning Strategies

Popular Magazines vs. Scholarly Journals

Critically Evaluate Information

Critically Evaluating Sources (what do we mean by "sources"?)

For college-level research, you'll want to consider using only the highest-quality information sources you can find. Between the internet and SU’s library, the “best” information can depend on the assignment. Here are some ways to determine the best information sources to lend support to your own research. 

Evaluation time!

  1. Manincor, M., Bensoussan, A., Smith, C. A., Barr, K., Schweickle, M., Donoghoe, L., Bourchier, S., & Fahey, P. (2016). Individualized yoga for reducing depression and anxiety, and improving well-being: A randomized controlled trial. Depression & Anxiety33(9), 816–828.
  2. Oaklander, M. (2017). Simple moves can lead to a less stressed-out you. TIME Magazine189(4), 56.