Students are not proficient searchers. You might see:
How you can help:
Go through an example with your class:
|food or housing insecurity
(synonyms and examples of how students are affected)
(related terms and how we measure success)
|UT / Texas State, etc.||hunger / health||grades / GPA / academic performance|
|community college students||low income||graduation rate|
|undergraduates / graduate students||homelessness||retention|
|underrepresented groups / first generation / dreamers||on campus / off campus housing||time to completion|
Any database in the Choosing a Controversy page will be helpful. The below are a great starting point:
This interactive tool guides students through the process of creating an effective keyword search for their research topic and then allows students to email the results to themselves and their instructor. Students can also launch the search in the Library Catalog, Academic Search Complete, or JSTOR.
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