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Research Assignment

Research Assignment: Research a topic related to love, sex, or sexuality; cite peer-reviewed articles along with other sources of your choice

Understanding Scholarly Sources

  1. How do you know this source is scholarly? List at least 3 characteristics of the source that help you identify it as a scholarly, peer-reviewed article.
  2. How do they authors support the claims they're making about friends with benefits relationships in the article? 
  3. What are the pros and cons of scholarly articles for a student doing research? What are the pros and cons of popular sources (news, magazine, websites, social media) for a student doing research? Post your responses to this question here.

Evaluating Sources on Google


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