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According to Project Information Literacy, defining and narrowing a topic is the most difficult step for beginning undergraduate researchers. This concept mapping lesson is designed to reinforce the idea that when students are writing academic papers or creating class projects they are engaging in a scholarly conversation.


This lesson includes a lesson plan and related handouts. All files are available for download and adaptation in the Guttman Community College OER collection in CUNY Academic Works.

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