As you find gaps in student research skills, we can either help find resources or in-class activities for you to conduct in class to address those.
And/or you can outsource this instruction by scheduling a library instruction session or referring individual students to us for a one-on-one research appointment.
There are many resources out there with checklists or tips on crafting a well-written assignment:
Here is an example of an assignment requiring research:
What are the strengths? What are the weaknesses? How can this assignment be improved?
Let's first look at how this assignment ties into course/subject Learning outcomes, assessment (10% weighting), Due Date and Topic:
Let's next look at re-structuring some of the criteria required as information sources:From SPARK: Building Better Assignments by the Seneca Libraries.