Monday, November 25, 2013

IB HOTA - Internal Assessment

IB HOTA - Research

1. General Topic of Investigation
Use the following databases to search for topics appropriate for this project.  You will want to choose a topic that has allot of available and relevant resources. 

Global Issues in Context - Global issues with different perspectives
remote password - empirelink

Military and Intelligence
covers all aspects of the past and current state of military affairs. Key subjects covered include: socioeconomic effects of war, governmental policies, the structure of armed forces

US History Collection
provides well-rounded coverage of both the current thinking and events in US History, as well as scholarly work being established in the field

War and Terrorism Collection
A definitive periodical collection of hand selected titles for analysts, risk management professionals and students of military science, history, social science

World History Collection
current thinking and events in World History, as well as scholarly work being established in the field

Diversity Studies Collection
this collection explores cultural differences, contributions and influences in our global community

Student Resources in Context
news articles, social issues, biographical information, science, history and literature

Opposing Viewpoints Critical Thinking

Opposing Viewpoints in Context

2.Possible Thesis Question

Purdue Writing Center - information of thesis statements

3.Relevant People, Concepts, Events, or Situations

4.Eight Appropriate Sources

Criteria For Evaluating Web Sources

Defining Primary Sources

Primary & Secondary Sources- examples

Web Source Evaluation

Worldcat - a catalogue of material in libraries around the world - create a free account to
use this site.