Engaging Sources

Screen Shot 2014-12-15 at 5.33.41 AMCritically engaging sources requires careful reading and a close analysis of methods, evidence and claims.  Practicing these critical thinking skills will take on various forms at different stages in the research process, such as comparing sources to one another and identifying explicit and implicit connections between them. Ultimately, these skills will help you create new knowledge and participate in a scholarly conversation by composing  a research paper that communicates your findings.