Parts of a citation (20 min)
Activity: In pairs, have students attempt to guide their partner to the correct source. Students will use sources present on the course LibGuide, and will utilize http://galau.me/?twitter_tweet to show their partners short “tweets,” effectively limiting the amount of characters they have to communicate citation type information.
- Ask students how the activity went and discuss what strategies were successful and what strategies weren’t.
- Ask students “What information did you need to tell your partner?”
- Write answers on the board.
- Open APA style guide for articles in a periodical and correlate the fields students identified to the required fields.