Challenge 3-Collect

challenge 3

Collect information about your social issues from various sources. There are three phases to this challenge. Each phase is designed to help you dig deeper into the types of knowledge available. You will be responsible for sharing your sources with your classmates and the public via your blog.

For more details, go to Week 5 of our Weekly Schedule.

The 3 Components of this challenge are:

  • Component 1: Search Engine Search. Begin by searching with different search engines (Google, Yahoo, Duck Duck Go) and compare the similarities and differences in your results. Spend some time investigating the differences between how these search engines perform searches. Post links and a short description to most relevant sources (min. 5) on your Team Google Doc. ¬†These links should involve at least 2 active blogs that you have investigated and can defend as valid sources.
  • Component 2: Peer Reviewed Research Search. Find articles published in peer reviewed articles about your social issue. Search the CI Library and Google Scholar, compare results. Share two articles with your team.
  • Component 3: Social Media Search. Find and investigate Facebook groups, pages, and individuals engaged in knowledge creation and sharing about this issue. ¬†Find and investigate Twitter handles, tweets, and hashtags related to your topic. You may also search other social media such as LinkedIn, SnapChat, etc as it is relevant to your issue. Post most relevant links to your team Google Doc with a short explanation.

Weekly blog posts: Each week, you will write a 250-500 word blog post demonstrating your progress and what you have learned.

  1. Blog Post (due Tues, 9/22): What have you done and what have you learned?
  2. Blog Post (due Tues, 9/29): What have you done and what have you learned?
  3. Blog Post (due Tues, 10/6): What have you done and what have you learned?
  4. Blog Post (due Tues, 10/13): Critically analyze your findings from this collection challenge. In a blog post of a minimum of 500 words, compare and contrast the various knowledge sources you have examined (social media, library, search engine).

Google Docs for Each Group:

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