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Course Resources

Following are some resources which may be of use to SSK1202 students.  This list is not exhaustive but provides a starting point for information searches.

Project Resources

The following sites may help you get started on your literature review and clarify your research question(s).


Virtual Private Library at

The links on this site by Bobbi Kerlins on qualitative research may help provide answers to your questions regarding the diversity of research done around the world and how it is conducted. See

Subject Directories

Academic Info. (2002).  Retrieved September 10, 2002, from

Ceoexpress. (2002).  Retrieved September 10, 2002, from

Infomine. (2002). Scholarly Internet Resource Collections.  Retrieved September 10,
      2002, from .

Lasalle Academy. (2002). Subject Directories. Retrieved September 10, 2002, from (2002) Librarian's Index to the Internet. Retrieved September 10, 2002, from

Refdesk. (2002). Retrieved September 10, 2002, from

Searchability. (2002). Guides To Search Engines Specializing in Popular Subjects.
     Retrieved September 10, 2002, from

Searchable Databases

Find Articles (2002) Retrieved September 10, 2002, from

Mohamed VI Library (2005) Al Akhawayn University Ifrane. Retrieved Nov. 22, 2005,

Critical Thinking Resources

Critical Thinking & Problem Solving Skills. (2002). Retrieved September
     10, 2002, from

Foundation for Critical Thinking. (2002). Critical Thinking Consortium. Retrieved
      September10, 2002, from

Mesher, David. (2002). Mission Critical. Retrieved September 10, 2002, from

Mind Tools. (1998). Retrieved September 10, 2002, from

University of Berkley Library (2002).The Teaching Library. Retrieved September 10,
      2002, from

Reading List

American Association of Public Opinion Research (2005) Best Practices for
     Survey and Public Opinion Research. Retrieved Nov. 21, 2005 from

Blunsdon, B., Reed, K., McNeil, N., McEachern, S. (2003) Experiential Learning in
     Social Science Theory: An investigation of the relationship between student
     enjoyment and learning. In Higher Education Research & Development, Vol 22,
     No. 1.

Committee on the Conduct of Science. (1989) On being a scientist. Washington:
      National Academy Press.

Foundation for Critical Thinking. ( n.d.) A brief history of the idea of critical thinking.
     Retrieved April 23, 2001 from

Gokhale, A. (1995) Collaborative learning enhances critical thinking. Journal of
      Technology Education Volume 7 Number 1 Fall 1995. Retrieved February 23, 2001,

Goodstein, D. (2000) How science works. Retrieved June 3, 2003, from

Heshusius, L. (1992) Methodological Concerns around Subjectivity: Will we free
      ourselves from objectivity? QUIG Proceedings, University of Georgia 1992 Keynote
      Address. Retrieved Nov. 21, 2005 from

Kahl, S. (2003) Measurement Error, Human Error and Decisions based on a Test.
      Issue Paper in Measured Progress, No. 2. Retrieved Nov. 21, 2005, from

Kane, R. (1997) Values and Ethics. In Discover, Vol 14, No. 4. Office of Public Affairs,
     University of Texas at Austin. Retrieved Nov. 21, 2005, from

Lundsford, T. R. & Lundsford, B. R. (1996) Research forum. How to critically read a
     journal research article. Journal of Prosthetics and Orthotics. Vol 8, No. 1. Retrieved
     June 3, 2003, from

Reece, G. (2002) Critical Thinking and Transferability: A review of the Literature. On the
      American University Library Help page: a Sample Literature Review. Retrieved Nov.
      21, 2005 from