Instructors expect students to be able to:
- Search broadly to locate sources that contain information relevant to the thesis.
- Identify evidence accurately and thoroughly - whether verbal or visual.
- Evaluate, organize, and assemble visual and verbal evidence into a hierarchy that explains their relative significance.
Here are some resources to help:
- Evaluating Print Sources (UNC)
- Gathering Evidence (UNC)
- Considering Structure (Dartmouth)
- Finding Sources (Dartmouth)
- Summarizing your Sources (Dartmouth)
- Categorize your Sources (Dartmouth)
- Paragraphs (UNC)
- Writing Effective Paragraphs (Richmond)
- Outlines (UNC)
- Creating Outlines (Richmond)
- Reverse Outlines (UNC)